CDM Smith Bridge Inspector II in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description:

Our North Carolina transportation team assists in all levels of federal, public, private and international organizations by offering planning, design, and construction services for transportation systems that reflect community needs. Our value-added program management, best-in-class design-build expertise, and unparalleled sustainability and economic solutions, build partnerships and create solutions for current and future environmental and infrastructure challenges.

CDM Smith's NC team is seeking a candidate to conduct bridge safety inspections throughout the State of North Carolina under our existing contract with the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

-The Bridge Inspector II will work under the supervision of a Bridge Inspection Team Lead and will spend the majority of their time in the field conducting inspections.

-The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter with an interest in pursuing a career in bridge inspections and with a desire to progress toward being an inspection team lead.

-Work will require a willingness and ability to travel, documenting damage and wear on structures, use of laptop to prepare inspection reports, heavy lifting, and climbing ladders

-Works as a member of a two-man team to inspect bridges in NC.

-Performs bridge inspections according to the requirements stipulated in the North Carolina Bridge Inspection Manual.

-Reviews prior inspection reports in preparation for upcoming inspections.

-Documents inspection findings in bridge inspection reports.

-Participates in the quality review process for bridge inspection reports.

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Minimum Qualifications:

-Associates of Science degree in Engineering or related field.

-5+ years' of experience in bridge inspections.

-Must possess a valid driver’s license.

-Work requires the ability to take photographs and measurements while in the field; majority of time working in an outdoor environment; skill in the use of office equipment such as computers and calculators; ability to read, interpret and explain bridge inspection reports; review and prepare reports; communication skills and ability to instruct other employees in proper work methods.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Successful completion of the FHWA-NHI-130055 Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges course within the last 60 months.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

North Carolina - Raleigh

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position