Pape-Dawson Engineers

  • Chief Construction Inspector- Transportation Division

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 days ago(4/23/2018 10:00 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    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.  


    • 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


    • 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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