Construction Inspector III

Job Locations US-VA-Richmond | US-NC-Greensboro | US-KY-Louisville
Construction Mgmt and Inspection
Full-Time Temporary – 40 hours
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(3/20/2020 10:04 AM)


Join us as we Rise to the Challenge


KCI is searching for experienced, independent construction inspectors for transportation projects near Hodgenville, KY, Charlottesville, VA, Greensboro and Beafort, NC  - At KCI, we’re building an enduring company that provides unparalleled value to our employee-owners. We make our mark designing and delivering our world-class solutions, so we invest deeply in developing our team. We reward integrity and commitment, and when we do well, you do well. Our people have freedom to innovate, unlimited growth, a voice that matters, a lifestyle that works, and skin in the game. Because life’s more fun when you own it.


KCI Technologies, Inc. is a 100% employee-owned engineering, consulting and construction firm serving clients throughout the United States. KCI is recognized as an industry leader, employing cutting-edge technologies, management practices and strategic growth initiatives. Employee ownership fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, encourages technical expertise, and shapes strategic planning.

Duties, Responsibilities & Other

  • One of the following certifications in the highway/bridge construction field:


  1. NICET Certificate – Level III or higher, or equivalent state certificate
  2. EIT Certificate
  3. Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology


  • A minimum of 6 years of increasingly responsible construction engineering experience, including at least 1 year serving as Project or Resident Engineer or Assistant Project or Resident Engineer on State or Federal highway or bridge construction projects.


  • This is a senior level position and requires a comprehensive knowledge of highway construction methods, traffic control, environmental compliance, surveying, equipment, trades, materials, schedules, and practices. The Construction Inspector  must be able to interpret project plans, specifications, contracts, regulations, schedules, submittals, and detailed cost estimates. This position requires an extensive knowledge and experience in highway construction inspection and monitoring. The Construction Inspector must be able to monitor and evaluate the construction contractor’s quality control inspection and testing


  • The Construction Inspector is expected to create and/or draft contract documents and is required to have a proficient level of writing and computer skills. This position requires good listening and communication skills. The Construction Inspector must be able to coordinate and schedule the efforts of


  • The Construction Inspector must be proficient in the internet, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Primavera or other scheduling software, and is required to have a proficient level of writing skills. The Construction Inspector is expected to have good listening and both, oral and written communication


Principal Duties and Responsibilities: The Construction Inspector shall perform the following responsibilities:


  • Performs inspections of traffic control, environmental controls, layout, construction methods and materials, and all issues concerning the construction of the project. Determines the acceptability of the day-to-day work performed by the contractor. When areas of non-conformance are identified the Construction Inspector shall inform the construction contractor to take appropriate action to correct these areas. Review and recommend accepting or rejecting daily reports submitted by the contractor.


  • Informs the PE of possible constructive changes, and recommends technical solutions. Develops independent engineer’s estimates when requested. The Construction Inspector is not authorized to make or approve changes to the contract. 


  • Performs inspection of the contractor’s quality control procedures and material testing. Verifies that procedures are in conformance with the approved Quality Control Plan and established procedures. Reviews material submittals and testing procedures and results for conformance to the contract and updates the project Material Register.
  • Measures quantities of materials placed. Performs takeoffs to determine conformance with required quantity amounts. May be required to assist with the finalization of quantities for the monthly progress estimate.
  • Responsible for seeing that daily activities are documented and project files are kept up-to-date, including the Material Register and as-built drawings. The Construction Inspector may be required to maintain the daily project diary, complete Inspector’s Daily Reports (IDR), and other forms as required.


  • Associates degree in Civil Engineering Technology or applicable field.
  • 0 - 2 years of experience required.
  • Pre-employment drug screening is a condition of employment. Background and motor vehicle checks may be required based upon position.


Performance Expectations

  • Accurately records and reports daily forms per project requirements
  • Communicates effectively with client, contractor, staff, and supervisor
  • Proactively resolves problems at the lowest level
  • Adheres to project scope, schedule, and budget
  • Reviews all work for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting
  • Submits accurate time sheets, mileage and expense reports on time each week
  • Reviews jobsite safety daily and takes immediate action to document and resolve issues
  • Understands OSHA Safety Standards and KCI corporate policies and follows them at all times
  • Maintains all required certifications and participates in training courses as required
  • Understands all applicable industry standards for project and performs all tasks per standards and client requirements


KCI Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.




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