Construction Inspector III

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Construction



General Description


Construction Inspector I:

  • Inspects construction methods and workmanship to ensure contractors build roadways, bridges, traffic signals, airports and related structures in accordance with plans and specifications; acts as consultant regarding work progress and problem resolution; may serve as the only inspector on a construction project or assist in overseeing construction inspection activities for very large or complex projects within a district or conduct statewide construction inspection activities for ongoing airport improvement projects. May lead the work of technical and professional employees. Responsible to a licensed professional engineer who has full authority for approval of all work. Work requires contact with contractors. In the Construction Division's Structural Unit, performs advanced materials tests and manufacturing process inspections at fabrication sites. Employees at this level follow standard practices that do not require frequent supervision of details.
  • Construction Inspector II:

  • Inspects construction methods and workmanship to ensure contractors build roadways, bridges, traffic signals, airports and related structures in accordance with plans and specifications; acts as consultant regarding work progress and problem resolution; trains others; may serve as the only inspector on a construction project or assist in overseeing construction inspection activities for very large or complex projects within a district or conduct statewide construction inspection activities for ongoing airport improvement projects. May lead the work of professional and technical employees. Responsible to a licensed professional engineer who has full authority for approval of all work. Work requires contact with contractors. In the Construction Division's Structural Unit, performs advanced material tests and manufacturing process inspections at fabrication sites. Employees at this level follow standard practices that do not require frequent supervision of details.
  • Construction Inspector III:

  • Inspects construction methods and workmanship to ensure contractors build roadways, bridges, traffic signals, airports and related structures in accordance with plans and specifications; acts as consultant regarding work progress and problem resolution; may serve as the only inspector on a construction project or assist in overseeing construction inspection activities for very large or complex projects within a district or conduct statewide construction inspection activities for ongoing airport improvement projects. May lead the work of professional and technical employees; trains others. Responsible to a licensed professional engineer who has full authority for approval of all work. Work requires contact with contractors. Employees at this level establish their own work plan and priorities to meet set objectives. Issues are rarely referred to the supervisor but are handled at the occurrence. In the Construction Division's Structural Unit, performs advanced material tests and manufacturing process inspections at fabrication sites.

  • Duties

    The essential duties for this job include:

    Construction Inspector I:

  • Calculates payments due contractors for work completed.
  • Resolves differences in interpretation of plans and specifications.
  • Moves equipment, tools, materials and products.
  • Monitors project phasing and traffic control plans or airport closure plans and ensures compliance with approved safety standards; inspects barricades; as required moves traffic control devices and barricades.
  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
  • Construction Inspector II:

  • Ensures contractors build roadways, bridges and related highway structures and/or airport improvements in accordance with plans and specifications.
  • Ensures adequate levels of equipment and materials are assigned to projects; ensures material tests are performed and materials meet required standards.
  • Observes and inspects ongoing construction work.
  • Moves equipment, tools, materials and products
  • Monitors project phasing and traffic control plans or airport closure plans and ensures compliance with approved safety standards; inspects barricades; as required moves traffic control devices and barricades.
  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
  • Construction Inspector III:

  • Calculates payments due contractors for work completed.
  • Moves equipment, tools, materials and products
  • Monitors project phasing and traffic control plans or airport closure plans and ensures compliance with approved safety standards; inspects barricades; as required moves traffic control devices and barricades.
  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

  • Competencies

    The required competencies for this job include:

    Construction Inspector I: 

  • Applicable plans, specifications and estimates preparation, review, processing and compliance requirements
  • Applicable inspection methods, procedures and techniques
  • Performing calculations to include material and labor estimates, expenses, technical survey data and engineering calculations
  • Communicate effectively
  • Move up to 50 pounds
  • Construction Inspector II:

  • Applicable inspection methods, procedures and techniques
  • Reading and interpreting applicable plans, schematics, blueprints and maps
  • Performing calculations to include material and labor estimates, expenses, technical survey data and engineering calculations
  • Communicate effectively
  • Move up to 50 pounds
  • Construction Inspector III:

  • Applicable testing methods, processes and procedures
  • Applicable plans, specifications and estimates preparation, review, processing and compliance requirements
  • Performing calculations to include material and labor estimates, expenses, technical survey data and engineering calculations
  • Communicate effectively
  • Move up to 50 pounds

  • Education

    This job requires the following:

    Construction Inspector I, II & III:

  • High School Grad or Equivalent in general high school studies

  • Work Experience

    This job requires the following:

    Construction Inspector I:

  • 4 YEARS in Construction inspection.
  • Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent
  • No Supervisory Experience Required
  • Related College education or relevant technical training may be substituted for experience on year per year basis.
  • Construction Inspector II:

  • 5 YEARS in Construction inspection
  • Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent
  • No Supervisory Experience Required
  • Related College education or relevant technical training may be substituted for experience on year per year basis.
  • Construction Inspector III:

  • 6 YEARS in Construction inspection
  • Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent
  • No Supervisory Experience Required
  • Related College education or relevant technical training may be substituted for experience on year per year basis.

  • Licenses and Certifications

    The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job:

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Safety Impact Certificate *
  • *Safety Impact certifications are not required at the time of application. As required, the Safety Impact, Commercial Driver certification(s) will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.

    Other Conditions:

  • This is a Safety Impact position and will be subject to random drug testing.

  • Conditions of Employment

    Additional Conditions: Standards of Employment

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Must pass a drug test prior to employment and safety impact employees will be subject to additional drug testing during employment.
  • Required to work weekends and holidays.
  • Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.
  • Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.
  • Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.

  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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