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Senior Construction Inspector (Salem, VA)

Salem, VA 24153

Title: Senior Construction Inspector (Salem, VA)

Hiring Range: $51,685 - $75,000

Pay Band: 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Salem District Office

Agency Website: https://www.jobs.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

VDOTâs Salem District Construction Division is seeking a Senior Construction Inspector position. The position is available in the Districtâs Northern Area Construction Group â Salem area to independently coordinate, schedule, and inspect all phases of work on routine and complex highway construction and maintenance projects for Salem District as a member of the inspection team, you will:

⢠ensure construction activities are performed in accordance to contracts, plans, and specifications
⢠oversee and perform materials testing to ensure project is constructed to the design quality standards
⢠ensure contractor compliance with safety practices
⢠notify contractor of any non-compliance issues and resolution
⢠review and maintain project budget
⢠monitor erosion and sediment control measures to ensure compliance and appropriate maintenance
⢠maintain and review comprehensive project records including daily dairies, materials notebooks, and project files
⢠communicate with stakeholders including VDOT and external support staff.

This position requires physically demanding work in field conditions. Frequent climbing, crawling, stooping, lifting up to 50 pounds, working at heights, in confined spaces and traversing embankments is required. VDOT is an emergency response agency and this position is the core of this requirement, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:

⢠Experience with construction methods, materials, equipment, standards, specifications and
⢠Experience applying state and federal safety, environmental, and EEO/DBE guidelines and
regulations related to transportation construction
⢠Knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry and ability to apply
mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustments to
construction plans
⢠Ability to read, interpret/analyze roadway, structure and bridge plans, construction contracts,
and other project management documents
⢠Ability to record and maintain detailed project documentation and prepare reports, forms and
⢠Ability to work independently and oversee and provide technical guidance and training to other
⢠Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with VDOT and contractor personnel
and the general public.
⢠Skill in the use of engineering and testing equipment and computer software applications.
⢠Possession of or ability to obtain required certifications in soils, aggregates, asphalt, concrete,
nuclear safety and transportation, guardrail installation, pavement markings, First Aid, CPR,
flagging, work zone safety, stormwater inspection, erosion and sediment control and OSHA
safety training courses, within 12 months of employment.
⢠Valid driverâs license and safety shoes required

Preferred Qualifications:

⢠Experience in a broad range of road and bridge construction inspection activities with a DOT
or a DOT consultant inspection firm
⢠Proficient in the use of MS Office and Site Manager or other project management software.
⢠Experience overseeing the work of others.
⢠Possession of current certifications and completion of fall protection and confined space

Special Instructions:

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Fingerprint based background check, references, work history, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Must possess a valid Driverâs License. Position is designated as essential to emergency operations and will be required to work outside normal work hours to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

This position requires approved safety shoes as a reimbursable expense.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginiaâs Job Board/Recruitment Management System (PageUP).The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application and/or resume lacking job history and relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

We are a â Virginia Values Veteransâ (V3) official certified company and state agency that
provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in
support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard
Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore,
advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Contact Information:

Name: Donna Fizer

Phone: 540.494.9465

Email: donna.fizer@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealthâs commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Posted: 2023-03-15 Expires: 2023-04-15

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Senior Construction Inspector (Salem, VA)

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