Pape-Dawson Engineers

Chief Construction Inspector

US-TX-San Antonio
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1578
# Positions
1
Category
Engineering - Transportation

Overview

The Chief Construction Inspector is responsible for directing activities of a team of construction inspectors for the oversight of construction methods and processes on transportation engineering projects so that work performed is completed in accordance with plans and specifications and Federal/State administrative requirements.  

Responsibilities

  • Assist Project Engineers/Managers in developing scope of work and resources needed for each project
  • Confirm construction inspectors are knowledgeable of construction materials, methods and procedures; can properly maintain documentation and perform quantity and engineering computations
  • Confirm construction inspectors are familiar with plans and specifications for work and the preparation of documentation to demonstrate work is performed in accordance with TxDOT standards
  • Manage, delegate and audit administrative functions of a project in accordance with TxDOT Construction Contract Administration Manual, to include Submittal and Requests for information
  • Update Project Engineers/Managers and other stakeholders on work in progress, equipment utilization and time/cost estimates as appropriate
  • Make recommendations concerning construction issues
  • Report any issues within area of responsibility on the work with a contractor for compliance with plans and specifications
  • Schedule work assignments 
  • Observe and inspect construction work and those of construction inspectors
  • Train and mentor junior construction inspectors

Qualifications

  • 10 years’ experience in construction inspection which includes roadway (earthwork, sub base, concrete and asphalt pavement, drainage, lighting, guardrail and striping for rehabilitation/new) and bridge (drilled shafts, driven piles, reinforcing steel, structural concrete, and bridge decks) elements, traffic control, and environmental controls for transportation projects
  • Extremely knowledgeable of TxDOT construction plans, specifications and estimates preparation, review, processing and compliance requirements for public construction projects
  • Extremely knowledgeable of construction materials, methods and procedures
  • Ability to maintain field and office records; perform complex quantity and engineering computations (using algebra, trigonometry and geometry); and read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, for all level of employees in an organization
  • Proven ability to effectively manage time sensitive deadlines with changing priorities
  • Extremely knowledgeable of safety standards, guidelines and specification codes
  • Must be knowledgeable of construction inspection methods, procedures and techniques

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