Requisition Number – 19-018
Post Date – 2/18/2020
Title – Construction Inspector
Location – Manassas, VA



Rinker Design Associates, P.C. (RDA) is seeking qualified construction inspectors to perform inspection services for Transportation projects in Northern Virginia.  VDOT Materials certifications and previous Transportation Contstruction Inspection experience is required.  DEQ inspection certifications are preferred.

Work includes inspecting work performed by construction contractors to ensure conformance with contract plans and specifications, contract administration, reporting daily progress, tracking and documenting quantities of work performed, resolving construction problems and challenges in the field and other oversight responsibilities as assigned.


 Construction Inspector Scope of Work: Oversee, inspect, and monitor contractual field work which includes earthwork, drainage, structures, pavement and incidental construction; schedules work and inspection phases with contractor’s superintendent and agency personnel; advises contractor of deficiencies and recommends adjustments to operations; takes field measurements of pay items; checks placement of and performs tests on construction materials; checks lines, grades, dimensions, and elevations using standard survey and field engineering equipment; and oversees and enforces the installation of E&S controls and safety devices. Assures that the Contractor is in compliance regarding Maintenance of Traffic and complying with the Traffic Management Plan. Recommends changes to construction plans to meet field conditions or provide project cost savings.
Maintains project records which include daily diaries, materials notebooks, as-built plans, and pay quantity records; evaluates and monitors progress schedules, prepares work orders, and monthly estimates. Monitors Equal Employment Opportunity/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) documentation and compliance with Federal labor requirements/regulations for Federal-aid construction projects, ensuring contractor compliance with program requirements.



 The Construction Inspector is expected to have a minimum of 3 years of VDOT inspection experience including a working knowledge of roadway, structure, and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, construction symbols and terminology; state and federal environmental, safety, and Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and regulations; and of mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Working skill in operating computer equipment, software programs and field inspection equipment. Ability to read and interpret roadway, structure and bridge plans and specifications; apply mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine minor adjustments to construction plans; maintain detailed records; perform required materials testing; and communicate effectively with agency and contractor personnel and the general public


Position Requirements

Certified Engineering Technician degree is required.

Current VDOT Certifications:

  • Soil and Aggregate Field Compaction
  • Asphalt Field
  • Hydraulic Cement Concrete Field (ACI Concrete Field Tech Grade I)
  • Pavement Marking
  • Flagger Certification
  • Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Certification for Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection; DEQ preferred
  • Nuclear Gauge Safety Training

*VDOT of MARTCP Guardrail, Surface Treatment

*VDOT Intermediate Work Zone Safety Training

OSHA 10 Hour Construction

The selected candidate must have an active US driver’s license, be physically able to perform moderately strenuous tasks such as walking, climbing and lifting, able to work in inclement weather, be available to work the night shift or a varied work schedule.
Must successfully pass drug-screening procedures prior to being hired; thereafter subject to random and cause drug and alcohol testing.

OSHA 10 certification is a condition of employment.



RDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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