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Construction Inspector

Binkley & Barfield Houston, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Construction Inspector II (EIT)

Location: Houston, TX

Reports to: Project Manager

Years of experience required: 5 year minimum

The Construction Management team within the Houston office has an exciting opportunity for a self-starting, energetic, and innovative Construction & Roadway Inspector with a minimum of 5 years of expertise in on-site roadway construction inspection services.

Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and monitor highway and bridge construction to include hot mix overlays to ensure compliance with safety, plans, specifications, and other contract requirements
  • Under the review and direction of Project Manager, perform field inspection and oversight of construction activities
  • Inspect asphalt and concrete for acceptable materials and mix,
  • Inspect pavement construction for proper placement, rolling, depth, alignment, and compaction
  • Inspect structural materials and members, culverts, piling, beams, reinforcement, structural steel, concrete and back-fill
  • Review and monitor for acceptable traffic control setup, erosion control devices, and maintenance thereof, utility coordination/resolution and conformance to contract requirements
  • Consult with Contractor’s Superintendent on work progress and maintenance issues; review equipment utilization data and time/cost estimates
  • Review, prepare and process various reports associated with construction management duties: shop drawing submittals, change orders, field changes, RFI’s, clarifications, pay estimates, force account documents, project diary, daily work reports, weekly and monthly progress reports, punch lists, project closeout
  • Review drawings, specifications and contract requirements to understand/prepare for inspection, and to ensure good construction practices, clarity, and consistency
  • Review and recommend approval of complex shop drawings of bridge elements and other highway related structures to ensure compliance with plans and design requirements
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT)
  • Minimum 5 years of highway & bridge construction inspection and/or testing experience on TxDOT, city or federal aid projects
  • Valid Texas Class C driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Appropriate training/certification(s) from TxDOT (storm water erosion control, work zone traffic control, etc.) or equivalent
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) certification- Grade 1 (Concrete Field-Testing Technician)
  • Texas Asphalt Pavement Association (TxAPA) certification- Level 1B (Roadway Specialist)
  • OSHA 10-hour certification
  • Considerable knowledge and experience with TxDOT construction procedures, including the Construction Contract Administration Manual

Binkley & Barfield

Why Work Here?

Great group of professionals who enjoy what they do and a reputation of excellence in the civil engineering field.

The Binkley & Barfield Family of Companies is an employee-owned, multi-disciplined engineering consulting firm with a focus on regional and state surface transportation, complex public infrastructure, and utility projects. We have built our practice around serving municipalities, special districts, counties and transportation agencies in Texas. We gain recognition from publications such as the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business, Houston Business Journal, and Engineering News Record, as we continue to enhance our flexible professional environment by providing our employees with work/life balance. To learn more visit www.binkleybarfield.com

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