Construction Inspector

David Evans & Associates Inc
Boise, ID 83631
United States

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Job Description
DEA is looking to add an experienced Construction Inspector to join our Construction Engineering Services group based in Boise, ID. This position will provide on-site construction inspection and applicable project documentation for transportation projects. This includes observation of construction work activities for compliance with plans and specifications, preparation of required contract documentation, and following prescribed Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures. Depending upon background and skills, may have opportunities in project design during non-construction season work.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate, perform, and/or supervise technical engineering work in the field, or office.
  • Inspect, observe and ensure a construction project is constructed in accordance with contract plans and specifications.
  • Maintain accurate daily record of the work (labor, equipment, materials, quantities).
  • Identify contract changes and assist in preparation of change orders.
  • Communicate effectively with the Contractors, Owners, Construction Manager, Project Documentation Engineer, or other field engineering staff.
  • Prepare field note records for progress payments.
  • Coordinate for required materials sampling and testing.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Good knowledge of the practices used and the equipment required on construction projects.
  • Basic computer skills in word and excel.
  • Ability to work effectively with client representatives, contractors, the public, as well as peers and subordinates.
  • Excellent skills in working independently.
  • The successful candidate must be able to effectively multitask and prioritize and track construction issues through to completion.
  • At least 2 years of construction inspection experience working on roadway, bridge, rail, and highway projects preferred.
  • Available to work out of town.
  • Clean driving record.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • ITD inspection experience and ITD inspector certifications preferred
  • ODOT and WSDOT certifications also considered
  • Experience with ProjectWise and AASHTOWare


Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals


Transportation Jobs with DEA

The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today's transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow's growth. Our Transportation Business Unit focuses on four markets; Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, and Construction Engineering.