Roadway Construction Inspector

Richmond, VA 20166

Posted: 11/16/2018 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: real_street-1869 Pay Rate: 20.00-35.00
Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have an assignment for a Roadway Construction Inspector with one of our top clients.  Our client is a full-service consulting firm offering a wide array of Program and Construction Management, Project Controls and Engineering services.  This position is located in Richmond, VA.

Job Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Roadway Construction Inspector is to independently plan, coordinate, inspect and oversee project inspection activities of roadway, structure and bridge, and maintenance projects.  The Roadway Construction Inspector will be responsible for ensuring contractors compliance through reviewing, interpreting and enforcing of plans and contract documents for efficient and timely inspection of the contractor’s work, and shall:

  • Oversee, direct and review the work of Inspectors and Inspector Trainees
  • Maintain project records and documentation using the VDOT Materials Book & project management software which include VDOT Site Manager
  • Apply knowledge and experience towards the inspection of roadways using VDOT standards, specifications and procedures
  • Complete testing of materials using VDOT testing procedures
  • Apply Best Management Practices (BMP) to environmental inspection activities using DEQ standards and specifications
  • Apply Best Management Practices (BMP) to safety activities
  • Communicate with various stake-holders including Localities and VDOT
Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for a Roadway Construction Inspector role include:

  • 5+ years of experience in roadway construction inspection and materials testing
  • Must be current with the following certifications: 
    • ACI Guardrail Installation (GRIT) - VDOT
    • Asphalt Levels I and II - VDOT
    • Intermediate Work Zone - VDOT
    • Pavement Marking - VDOT
    • SWM Inspector - DEQ
    • ESC Inspector - DEQ
    • Soils and Aggregate - VDOT
    • Hydraulic Cement Concrete Field - VDOT
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Experience operating computer equipment, software programs and field testing equipment
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Able to pass a criminal background check


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid time off

Build a better construction career with RealStreet and contact us today!


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We have had an eight-year relationship with RealStreet on a number of federal construction management contracts. They have been extremely responsive to our needs, helping us fill a variety of construction services positions, often with short notice. They have been a reliable and responsive partner, and we can always count on them to quickly deliver Read More…

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