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Construction Field Inspector


  • Read construction plans and review for constructability, utilization of appropriate materials, and provide value engineering
  • Walk the project ahead of the contractor’s work schedule to identify potential unforeseen conflicts.
  • Provide construction inspection for roadway, aviation, utility, and site development projects for conformance to construction plans, specifications, and other documents.
  • Document the contractors progress with Daily Inspection Reports including notes, photos, quantities, and weather.
  • Verify materials delivered to the jobsite match the approved submittals.
  • Monitor contractor’s schedules throughout the project and keep an accurate log of contract days used and remaining.
  • Measure and document quantities of work performed each day and review/verify quantities on Contractor’s monthly payment applications.
  • Inspect contractor’s temporary traffic control and verify in compliance with Part 6 of the MUTCD.
  • Inspect erosion control (BMP’s) for conformance with the contract documents and report any erosion control deficiencies or required maintenance to the contractor.
  • Coordinate scheduling of materials testing with geotechnical engineer as required and review material testing reports.
  • Coordinate with the residents regarding impacts of construction.
  • Ensure the contractor is maintaining accurate as-built record drawings for the project.
  • Advise the Project Manager/Engineer of the work progress and field issues as they arise.


  • Qualified candidate must have a valid driver’s license and retain a clean motor vehicle report (MVR) for final consideration.
  • Knowledge of GDOT standards; including best practices and materials.
  • Experience in civil engineering or construction management.
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans, specifications, and contracts.
  • Ability to travel for out-of-town projects as needed.
  • Ability to work the hours dictated by the contractor’s schedule on short notice.
  • Possess the ability to stand on your feet for approximately 3 hours minimum a day up to 8 hours a day.
  • Possess the ability to traverse a construction job site consisting of uneven ground varying in height and consistency of material, with variation of elevation 12” or less (mud, gravel, rutted ground etc.)
  • Be able to wear and work using standard PPE, i.e. hard hats, safety vest, work boots, safety glasses/goggles.
  • Inspector Certifications:
    • High school diploma preferred or GED diploma
    • NPDES Level 1B Certified Inspector; Red Card (required)
    • GDOT Worksite Erosion Control Supervisor (WECS); (desired)
    • GDOT Worksite Traffic Control Supervisor (WTCS); (desired)
    • OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour Construction Course; (desired)
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Confidently communicate and respond to feedback.
  • Interact positively and professionally with other employees, as well as contractors, clients, industry professionals, and residents/business owners impacted by construction.
  • Apply professional judgment to efficiently perform the inspection responsibilities with the least possible interruption to the contractor/work progress.
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy in all of his/her work and documentation.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills leading to timely documentation and submittals.


  • Position Location – Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Employment Status – Full-time
  • Company-Provided Benefits – Health, dental, and vision insurance; short-term and long-term disability; long-term care; and life insurance
  • Additional Benefits – Flexible spending accounts (medical and dependent); 401(k) savings plan with company match; wellness program; tuition reimbursement; ten paid holidays; and one month paid time off (accrued)
  • Travel – Yes
Job Location: Chattanooga
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Construction Management

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