Construction Inspector

Job Summary

In this role, you will provide on-site construction inspection and applicable documentation for a variety of projects. This includes observation of construction work activities for compliance with plans and specifications, preparation of required contract documentation, following prescribed Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures, and providing assistance and support for design projects.

Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Inspect, observe, and document projects as constructed in accordance with contract documents
  • Prepare Construction Site Observation reports
  • Prepare Erosion Control Inspection reports
  • Maintain accurate daily record of the work (labor, equipment, materials, and quantities)
  • QC Review of construction plans
  • Perform technical calculations and related work in the field or office
  • Calculate quantities and produce sketches in BlueBeam, Excel, CADD, or by hand
  • Communicate with the Construction Manager, Project Engineer, or other field engineering staff both orally and in written communication
  • Attend weekly coordination meetings as required
  • Must be able to travel from site to site, as well as sit, stand, walk, kneel, and climb for extended periods of time

Required Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of prior construction inspection experience or experience in a related field
  • ODOT Inspector certifications or ability to obtain within 12 months
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Certification (CESCL) or ability to obtain within 3 months
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively and efficiently in a team environment with peers, client representatives, contractors, and the public.
  • Ability to work independently and ask appropriate questions
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and track construction issues through to completion
  • Proficient with computer software required for the position, including Word, Excel, BlueBeam, & general computing skills
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting engineering plans, specifications, and construction documents
  • Knowledge of the practices used, and the equipment required, on construction projects
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record with the ability to drive a 3J vehicle

Desired Qualifications

ODOT – Certified General Construction Inspector

ODOT – ADA Curb Ramp Inspection Certification

Remote Pilot Certificate to operate drone for field observations

Associate Degree in Civil Engineering, Civil and Construction Engineering Technology, Land Surveying, or another related field

Salary Range

$36.05 – $48.07 per hour depending on experience

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit a detailed resume showing all employment and volunteer activities to