Construction Inspector

Summit Design and Engineering Services - Suffolk, VA

Full-timeEstimated: $44,000 - $58,000 a year
Summit Design and Engineering Services (office in South Boston, VA) is recruiting for Construction Inspectors to inspect all phases of construction on highway construction, bridge and maintenance projects located in the Suffolk and Virginia Beach area and throughout Virginia. The ideal candidate must be able to act and make decisions independently for routine project issues and foster a partnering relationship with contractors, the general public and other project stakeholders. A Construction Inspector will train and supervise trainee inspectors and Monitor the work on contractors to ensure quality control and contractor compliance of moderate complexity under the supervision of senior inspectors. An Inspector at this level must perform daily record keeping of project activities and prepare monthly project estimates.

High school graduate or two year civil engineering technology degree
3-6 years of experience
Good communication (written and oral) and math skills (algebra and geometry)
Working knowledge of roadway, structure and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, construction symbols and terminology
Working knowledge of state and federal environmental, safety, EEO guidelines and regulations
Ability to read and interpret roadway, bridge and structure plans and contract specifications
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, email and Internet
Ability to work independently

To be considered for this position must have most or all of the below certifications:

VDOT or NICET Level II Soil and Aggregate Compaction
VDOT Asphalt Field Level I & II
VDOT or NICET Level II Hydraulic Cement Concrete Field
VDOT Pavement Marking
VDOT Slurry Surfacing
VDOT Surface Treatment
VDOT Flagger Certification
Virginia DEQ Certification for Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection
Virginia DEQ Stormwater Management (Inspector) Certification
Nuclear Gauge Safety and Hazmat Training
Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control
OSHA 10-Hours OSHA Safety Training
VDOT Guardrail Certification
Candidates will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including hazards at highway construction sites. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion. Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain and be able to stand up to 12 hours a day on occasion. Must have the ability to bend, stoop, kneel and twist, use hands to grasp and arms to reach, to raise hands above head, to sit, climb and balance and to work in confined spaces and heights.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail. Summit also has offices in Richmond, Virginia and South Boston, Virginia. For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes: Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.

Must have valid driver's license and acceptable driving record. Criminal background check will be performed.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action