Construction Inspector 3 | Newark | Delaware

Position Type Full Time - Regular
Requisition # 17-P017-239
Division CM North Emp
Office Newark, Delaware
Position Location New Castle and Kent counties, Delaware
Date Posted 05/12/2017


Perform field construction inspection and documentation services on various commercial; municipal; institutional; and/or heavy highway and bridge projects. Candidate must have the ability to sometimes work in adverse weather conditions. Candidate must be physically able to perform moderately strenuous tasks; which includes walking along rough terrain, climbing ladders and lifting up to 50 pounds. Candidate must be available to possibly work night shift or a varied work schedule. Position may require overnight travel. Position is subject to seasonal layoff. First assignment will last 150 days.


At least 12+ years experience working in a construction inspection related field. Over 5 years of previous experience on DelDOT projects is required. Experience with highway structures is required.
Assignment is for 12 to 15 months on new DelDOT Rt 301 Project in Delaware at intersection with Rt 1.


Candidate must be able to read, write and communicate fluently. Candidate must possess basic math skills including geometry and trigonometry. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to understand construction plans, specifications and procedures. Candidate will be responsible for documentation of daily construction activities, which includes the measurement and calculation of pay quantities. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to perform quality control testing on highway materials. Candidate must be a strong leader with the ability to manage and mentor subordinate staff.

Degrees / Licenses (R)equired – (P)referred

Required: High school diploma (or equivalent); NICET Level III Certification (or higher) in Heavy Highway Construction, Materials Testing or Bridge Condition Inspection; and a valid driver’s license. Preferred: BSCE - Structural; ACI Field Technician Certification, NECEPT or MARCEPT Bituminuous Field Certification and Troxler Nuclear Gauge Certification.


Pre-employment drug testing is a condition of employment.