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Construction Inspector

Company: David Evans and Associates
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

David Evans and Associates, Inc. is looking to add an entry level Construction Inspector to our Transportation group based in our Salem, OR office. This position will provide on-site construction inspection and applicable documentation for transportation projects. This includes observation of construction work activities for compliance with plans and specifications, preparation of required contract documentation, and following prescribed Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures, as well as providing assistance and support for design projects including curb ramps.


  • Perform technical calculations and related work in the field or office.
  • Inspect, observe and document project is constructed in accordance with contract documents.
  • Maintain accurate daily record of the work (labor, equipment, materials, and quantities).
  • Communicate with the Construction Manager, Project Engineer, or other field engineering staff.
  • Assist in developing design projects for construction.
  • Calculating quantities and producing sketches in excel, CADD, or by hand
  • Assisting in assessment of existing curb ramps for future construction projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Basic computer skills in word and excel
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with client representatives, contractors, the public, as well as peers and subordinates
  • Excellent skills in working independently and asking appropriate questions
  • Effectively multitask and prioritize and track construction issues through to completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • High school diploma
  • Proficiency in basic math skills
  • Ability to obtain ODOT inspector certifications within 12 months by taking training classes

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the practices used and the equipment required on construction projects
  • Excellent skills in working independently

Transportation Jobs with DEA

The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today's transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow's growth. Our Transportation Business Unit focuses on four markets; Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, and Construction Engineering.

Keywords: David Evans and Associates, Salem , Construction Inspector, Other , Salem, Oregon

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