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Construction Inspection Technician

Construction Inspection Technician

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking Construction Inspection Technicians in the Chattanooga area.


The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated, self-disciplined and able to work independently. Strong interpersonal and writing skills are critical. Proven technical writing skills and experience in roadway and bridge construction inspection and materials testing.


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform inspection and testing of all work performed on roadway and bridge construction projects
  • Field oversight of multiple contractor crews
  • Field oversight of junior inspection staff
  • Routine documentation of all field activities and testing
  • Measurement and data entry (into TDOT SiteManager) of contractor pay quantities

Skills / Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience in road and bridge construction inspection and materials testing
  • Required Certifications
    • TDOT SiteManager Inspector
    • TDEC Level 1 EPSC
    • ACI Field Grade 1 or TDOT equivalent
    • TDOT Soils and Aggregates or NICET Equivalent
    • TDOT Asphalt Roadway or NICET Equivalent
    • OSHA 10 Hour Construction
    • TDOT Asphalt Plant Technician
    • TDOT Concrete Plant Technician
    • ACI Special Inspector Certification preferred
    • Temporary Traffic Control
    • Guardrail Installation
  • Must be proficient in TDOT SiteManager
  • Ability to apply analytical or scientific thinking to define and solve problems and be able to execute field and office tasks
  • Requires travel and willingness to work outdoors
  • Requires ability to lift 50 lbs. routinely
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively with team members as well as independently
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding of basic engineering principles
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Due to field work responsibilities, a fit for duty physical is required
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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