Parsons Brinckerhoff started more than 125 years ago by designing the first subway in New York City and the first railroad across China, and along the way we have designed many roads, ports, airports, tunnels, and bridges. We are currently seeking Construction Inspectors in Richmond, Virginia to work on roadway projects. The Construction Inspector will monitor the work of contractors to ensure quality control and contract compliance for roadway, structure, and bridge construction projects of moderate to considerable complexity. In addition to inspection responsibilities, the Inspector Senior may be required to provide inspection/project management, under the direction of a Construction Manager or designee.
In addition to the Construction Inspector duties Parsons Brinckerhoff position #12925, the Construction Inspector Senior monitors contractor’s operations to ensure compliance with contract terms and specifications. Independently coordinates and directs all phases of construction inspection projects, which are typically complicated by extensive traffic control, sensitive political of environmental concerns, or significant project coordination with property owners, utility companies, and local and federal government representatives. Verifies lines and grades, dimensions and elevations. Coordinates and schedules various stages of construction with the prime contractor and agency personnel; reviews and monitors contractor’s plan of operation; and advises contractors of violations and recommends necessary adjustments. Recommends changes to construction plans to meet field conditions; makes field measurements of pay items and conducts materials testing; checks equipment; maintains and reviews comprehensive project records including daily diaries, materials notebooks, as-built plans, and pay quantity records; evaluates and monitors progress schedules, prepares work orders, and monthly estimates. Monitors EEO and DBE documentation and compliance with the Federal law for Federal-aid construction projects, to ensure contractor is compliant with program requirements.
Qualified candidate will have a high school degree or state high school equivalence diploma and 6 years of inspection experience. A working knowledge of roadway, structure, and bridge construction methods, materials, standards and specifications. Working knowledge of VDOT Road and Bridge Specifications, Road and Bridge Standards, Construction Manual and Inspector Manual; proficient in contract management software. Working knowledge of state and federal safety, environment, and EEO/DBE guidelines and regulations; and knowledge of basic math including trigonometry. Working skills in operating computer equipment, software programs and field inspection equipment. Ability to provide technical supervision and leadership to other inspectors; read and interpret roadway, structure, and bridge plans and contract specifications; apply mathematical formulas and engineering principals to determine field adjustments; maintain detailed records; perform required materials testing; and communicate effectively with all parties involved. Must have the ability to immediately work in the United States. This position does not provide relocation or housing assistance.
It is preferable that the candidate hold current certifications including many or all of the following:
Parsons Brinckerhoff is an EOE, M/F/D/V.
- Soil and Aggregate Field Compaction (VDOT or MARTCP)
- Asphalt Field (VDOT or MARTCP)
- Hydraulic Cement Concrete Field (VDOT or MARTCP)
- Pavement Marking (VDOT or MARTCP)
- Slurry Surfacing (VDOT)
- Surface Treatment (VDOT)
- Flagger Certification (VDOT)
- Certification for Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection (Department of Conservation & Recreation)
- Nuclear Gauge Safety Training (NRC)
- Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control (VDOT Approved Provider)
- 10 Hour OSHA Safety Training (OSHA)
- GRIT Guardrail Certification (VDOT)
Parsons Brinckerhoff is a leader in developing and operating infrastructure around the world, with approximately 14,000 employees dedicated...