Construction Inspector - Transportation

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Consultancy

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Job Info

Pennoni is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm founded more than five decades ago. We approach engineering challenges from a wider spectrum of angles than most, from land development to energy management. Our goal is to help communities and private sector clients alike navigate the ever-changing technological advancements available and learn how best to integrate “smart” solutions into the current landscape to make them a part of resilient and sustainable planning. Our combination of talent and experience generates unprecedented solutions for diverse and iconic projects around the globe.

Job Responsibilities

Pennoni Associates is currently seeking a Construction Inspector for immediate work (start date of mid-March to early April) for a project in the Pittsburgh area
with experience consistent, but not limited to:

  • Performing field inspections on various types of transportation construction projects that may include roadway or bridge improvements, stormwater drainage, pedestrian safety improvements, and traffic signal improvements.
  • Reading and referencing construction plans, specifications, and associated contract documents as integral part of daily work.
  • Communicating and coordinating project issues with contractors, project owner, project designer, internal project team, and the public to advance project goals.
  • Performing basic math calculations for the purpose of payments and project documentation.
  • Monitor contractor performance to obtain quality final work product while complying with federal, state and local safety regulations.
  • Witnessing material acceptance tests and sampling with concrete, asphalt, aggregate and soil as determined by project needs.
  • Preparing timely, clear, and concise daily field reports that documents contractor work operations, calculates payments for work completed, and includes supporting photographs, calculations, references and associated sketches.
  • Working alternate shifts (when necessary), as dictated by the requirements of the project contract and/or the contractor’s schedule of work operations to meet project deadlines; and may include night shift, shifts including weekends and shifts including overtime.
  • Working outdoors in differing work conditions, including varying weather conditions, uneven ground, unpaved surfaces, and within highway work zones, including close proximity to moving traffic and large construction equipment
Responsibilities and Salary based on level of qualifications

Required Attributes:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License and reliable mode of transportation
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in construction inspection or 4 years of experience working in the construction industry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (outlook, excel, word, etc.)
  • Material certifications to aid in performance of transportation construction inspection duties
  • Applicants should have good verbal and written communication skills, and basic math skills
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and be physically able to perform field work 
  • Be of high character, dependable, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Preferred Attributes
(Attributes that aren’t required for hire but would set a candidate apart)

  • 5+ years’ experience as a transportation construction inspection
  • NICET 1-3 Certification in Highway Construction
  • NECEPT/PennDOT Concrete and/or NECEPT Asphalt Certifications
  • Proficiency in PennDOT’s ECMS- Engineering and Construction Management System
  • Proficiency with iPads, PennDOT mobile applications, laptops
  • Additional industry certifications/trainings such as OSHA, Nuclear Gauge Operator, Coatings Inspections, Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, Hazardous Materials, PennDOT or PA Turnpike Documentation, etc.
  • Associate or Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field
Employee Benefits:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Medical insurance and Prescription plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Medical Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee-Owned Firm (ESOP)
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Days
  • Tuition Support
  • Paid Certification Training
  • Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employer
Why Work With Us?

At our core, we recognize that the unique qualities of our Pennoni individuals are essential for innovation and growth as a whole. Pennoni, an ENR Top 500 consulting engineering firm, offers many opportunities to help you build your career. We continually strive to build a great workplace where our employees trust the people they work for, enjoy the people they work with, and take pride in what they do.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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