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Construction Inspector II
Raba Kistner Inc. Saint Louis, MO

Construction Inspector II

Raba Kistner Inc.
Saint Louis, MO
  • Full-Time
Job Description
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Job Description
Raba Kistner, Inc. is a premier Engineering Consulting and Program Management firm. Our purpose is to build a better and more sustainable world for our employees, their families, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our Core Values are:
  • Community "We care for our communities"
  • Integrity "We act with integrity"
  • Passion "We infuse passion into everything we do"
  • Quality "We believe quality comes from a culture of innovation and continuous improvement"
  • Growth "We dedicate ourselves to personal and business growth"

Raba Kistner is seeking a detailed-oriented, dependable Construction Inspector II to join our Infrastructure team in the Perryville, MO area. Under general supervision, this individual inspects construction activities to ensure compliance with project plans, approved shop/working drawings, project documents and specifications in accordance with established procedures; reporting observations orally and in writing to direct report. Responsibilities include:

  • Inspect construction activities in accordance with established quality procedures and evaluate compliance with project plans, specifications, shop drawings and other project related documents.
  • Prepare and submit accurate, legible, comprehensive and complete testing and/or inspection reports on a daily basis in accordance with established quality procedures.
  • Review plans, specifications, general notes and shop/working drawings for assigned activities prior to performing assigned duties.
  • Perform field tests on materials and completed work using standard methods established by AASHTO, ASTM or other agency with appropriate, properly calibrated testing equipment.
  • Solve mathematical problems requiring simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and raising numbers to exponential powers. Round to the correct number of significant figures, calculate percentages, read graphs, and use simple geometric definitions and formulas.
  • Demonstrate the safe utilization, storage and maintenance of all documents and tools.
  • Contact assigned direct report for priorities and deadlines for assigned tasks. Update on the progress and delays on every task or assignment.
  • Practice safe usage and maintenance of individually assigned company vehicle and field equipment including use within company policy.
  • Carry out assigned duties in accordance with established procedures while meeting directed priorities and deadlines.
  • Responsible for maintenance of certifications at the time of employment or obtained during employment.
  • Collect, prepare and transmit samples to laboratories.
  • Understand, adhere, and participate in the Raba Kistner Health & Safety and BBS Programs, setting a good example of our safety standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in roadway and related facilities and construction inspection or NICET Level 1 certification in Transportation Engineering Technology (highway construction) is ideal.

Completion of Troxler Manufacturing or equal radiation safety course to utilize nuclear gauges, completion of State specific Technician Training and Certification Program (TTCP) for applicable testing/sampling procedures, and ACI Field Testing Technician Level 1 certifications are preferred. Applicants without the above certifications or training may be required to pursue successful attainment of the certifications. Related experience may be substituted with the approval of the client. Related experience and / or education may be evaluated to substitute for on the job experience. Possess working knowledge of the State specific Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices or National Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices approved by the Federal Highway Administrator as the National Standard. Good oral and written communications skills and ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel. Intermediate in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Must be self-motivated with good attendance record and be able to work independently. Shall possess a valid driver’s license within the applicable jurisdiction and meet firm’s auto insurability requirements. Able to travel to project sites and maneuver over rough and uneven terrain.

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, stop, and talk. Required to lift/move up to 70 pounds. Frequently required to use hands and reach. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, far vision, color vision, peripheral vision, focus vision and depth vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate or loud.

Potential exposure to movement of heavy equipment on construction or roadway sites; potential exposure to hazardous dangerous chemicals and solvents, noise, dust, fumes, grease and oils, radiant and electrical energy, and vibration; all of which would require employee to follow proper safety procedures and utilize appropriate protective equipment. Able to use hand tools such as sledgehammers, shovels, and picks.

This position may require protracted or irregular hours. Flexibility to work irregular hours is necessary due to client needs.

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Raba Kistner Inc. job posting for a Construction Inspector II in Saint Louis, MO with a salary of $17 to $24 Hourly with a map of Saint Louis location.