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Construction Inspector

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Construction Inspector Hiring Range: $47,238 - $55,000 Pay Band: 3 Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Interstate Management Office Agency Website: Recruitment Type: General Public - G Position is located at 1992 S Military Highway, Chesapeake, VA Job Duties VDOT--s Hampton Roads District Construction Program is seeking Construction Inspector to monitor and inspect roadway, structure and bridge construction projects of routine to moderate complexity for the Urban Program. VDOT Inspectors are expected to consistently promote open communication, partnering and excellent construction management to obtain on-time, on-budget projects with high quality and safety. Incumbents ensure contractor compliance through review, interpretation and enforcement of plans and contract documents, monitoring and inspecting field work efficiently and in a timely manner; and preparation of thorough, accurate project documentation. Compute daily pay quantities and prepare contractor payment vouchers. Conduct materials tests to assure all materials meet requirements set forth in the Materials Manual of Instructions. Ensure work zones and other safety requirements and environmental permit requirements are met. Ensure that utility work is documented accurately through daily reports. Inform project management of issues that arise in the field and assist in resolution as directed. Contributes feedback to Project Inspector for evaluations for all prime contractors and agreed-upon subcontractors. Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in construction, civil engineering, project management or materials inspection.
  • Skill in mathematical calculations with ability to measure, calculate and reconcile pay quantities and to prepare contractor payment vouchers.
  • Ability to read, interpret and analyze roadway, structure and bridge plans, specifications and contract documents.
  • Ability to maintain detailed records, prepare reports and maintain project files.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with VDOT and contractor personnel and the general public.
  • Skill in the use of computers and software applications.
  • Skill in the use of field engineering and testing equipment, inspection methods and materials testing.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain required certifications within 12 months of employment. Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience in highway and bridge construction inspection with a DOT or consultant inspection firm.
    • Knowledge of roadway, structure and bridge construction methods, materials, standards and terminology.
    • Knowledge of state and federal safety, environmental, and equal employment opportunity guidelines and regulations as they relate to transportation.
    • Ability to apply mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine minor adjustments to construction plans.
    • Proficient in Site Manager or other project management software.
    • Possession of current certifications and completion of fall protection and confined space training. Current required certifications within 12 months of hire (or earliest date/classes are offered) and maintain them thereafter, include Certifications in soils, aggregate, asphalt, concrete, nuclear safety and transportation, guardrail installation, pavement markings, First Aid, CPR, flagging, work zone safety, stormwater inspection, erosion and sediment control and OSHA safety training courses.

      May be required to operate or work in the vicinity of devices containing radioactive materials and emitting low levels of ionizing radiation. Position requires unrestricted mobility, including, at times, unrestricted mobility in irregular terrain; working at heights and in confined spaces, making visual observations; the ability to stand for long periods of time; the ability to work in a variety of environments affected by, but not limited to, such elements as dust, vapors, heat, and moisture; and the ability to lift 50 lbs. Special Instructions: You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r-- -sum-- - is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your account to check the status of your application for this position. Multiple position may be filled from this recruitment. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided, therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful obtaining an interview.
      We are a -- Virginia Values Veterans-- (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.
      -- -VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.
      Contact Information: Name: Tina Kittrell Phone: 757-956-3288 Email: In support of the Commonwealth--s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Keywords: Virginia Department of Transportation, Chesapeake , Construction Inspector, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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