Construction Inspector Senior #10113
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) - Fairfax, VA

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VDOT's Northern Virginia Construction Program is seeking experienced individuals to assist in coordinating and overseeing roadway, structure and bridge, and maintenance construction projects of moderate to considerable complexity while promoting open communications, partnering and responsive project level construction management to obtain on-time, on-budget projects with high quality. The Inspector Senior independently plans, coordinates, inspects and/or oversees project inspection activities to ensure contractor compliance through review, interpretation and enforcement of plans and contract documents and efficient, timely inspection of contractor's work. Coordinates all inspection activities and assigns and oversees other inspectors to assure that all phases of the work have adequate inspection and that all work meets required specifications. Advises contractors of non-compliance items and necessary actions to correct violations. Reviews and maintains project documentation and ensures that it accurately details construction progress, activities, and materials, and EEO/DBE/CR, environmental, and safety compliance. Ensures accurate and timely recording and computation of all daily pay quantities. Prepares and submits project inspection reports and input on contractor performance in a timely manner. Interacts with the general public, contractors, and other internal and external parties to respond to inquiries and resolve field issues. Monitors inspector performance on a daily basis, identifies individual inspector training needs and provides on-site technical training for inspection staff. May act as a specialist and advisor to other inspectors on certain phases of the work. Performs the full range of inspection duties as needed to insure all work is inspected.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer-matching provisions is also available. Employees are eligible for participation in a Short and Long Term Disability Program after one year of employment. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of VDOT's employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. View details & knowledge, skills, & abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or TDD 1-800-828-1120.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience inspecting a variety of roadway, structure and bridge, and/or maintenance construction projects. Experience interpreting and communicating plan requirements and construction contract terms, special provisions, and specifications. Experience operating field engineering and testing equipment. Experience in verifying, preparing, and maintaining project documentation. Knowledge of environmental, safetyand Federal and State labor regulations and requirements related to construction projects. Skill in applying mathematical formulas and engineering principles to measure, calculate, verify and reconcile pay quantities and to estimate field adjustments. Ability to resolve routine issues at field level. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with internal and external customers. Experience training and providing technical guidance to other inspectors. Skill in MS Office including Word and Excel. Valid Drivers' License required with ability to obtain CDL within 6 months of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Thorough knowledge and considerable experience in highway and bridge construction and maintenance construction techniques, procedures, methods, equipment, and materials; Road and Bridge Specification and Standards; state and federal labor regulations, MUTCD, WAPM, environmental requirements, and other rules and regulations related to highwayconstruction projects. Considerable experience with construction inspection techniques, methods, procedures, practices, materials and equipment. Thorough knowledge of construction contracts and schedules, specifications and special provisions with demonstrated ability to interpret and communicate contract and construction plan requirements to contractors and others. Experience coordinating and overseeing project inspection activities and preparing a variety of reports and project updates for management. Experience and skill in negotiating solutions and resolving contract issues. Experience and skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing with citizens, contractors, elected officials, and other internal and external customers. Experience with project management software, Microsoft Word and Excel. Possession of current certifications acceptable to VDOT. High school graduate with additional training or course work in road/bridge construction, civil engineering, project management or materials or anequivalent combination of education, training and experience demonstrating ability to perform the job duties. Current possession of current CDL.

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