CDM Smith Transportation Senior Inspector I in Tifton, Georgia

Job Description:

Our Transportation Construction, Engineering and Inspection group 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 Tifton, GA team is seeking a candidate that will be;

  • Supervising smaller projects with up to 2 Inspectors assigned.

  • Developing the inspection plan, assigns work to inspectors, evaluates their work, and solves problems.

  • Performing complex and routine/standard inspections of construction to evaluate if appropriate materials and construction processes are used; and that construction conforms to plans, specifications, and special provisions.

  • Using higher grade of equipment and performs complex calculations to perform inspection.

  • Reviewing drawings to prepare for the inspection.

  • Understanding the design of the construction that will be inspected.

  • Documenting the results of the inspection and communicates to the supervisor.

  • Conducting field measurements to establish quantities for pay item documentation as well as other contract administration documentation.

  • Inspecting work zones for proper traffic control setup, erosion control devices and maintenance thereof, utility coordination and right-of-way issue resolution.

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Transportation Senior Inspector I



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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in a Construction related field and minimum of 4 years progressive experience in the construction field demonstrating the ability to manage assignments independently, to instruct other inspectors, and to communicate effectively or a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum 8 years progressive experience in the construction field demonstrating the ability to manage assignments independently, to instruct other inspectors, and to communicate effectively.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Work requires advanced knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment used in highway construction

  • Knowledge of mathematical functions including geometry and trigonometry.

  • Skill in the use of office equipment such as computers and calculators.

  • Advanced ability to read, interpret and explain construction plans and drawings, specifications, and provisions; review and prepare reports; communication skills and ability to instruct other employees in proper work methods.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer certifications from a State Highway Agency or National Entity such as ACI(American Concrete Institute) or NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) in earthwork, asphalt, and concrete.

  • GA DOT Highway Standards and experience

  • GDOT WECS certification, GDOT Field Concrete

Technician Certification, and Level 1-A Erosion Control certifications are a plus or ability to obtain upon hire.

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:

Georgia - Tifton

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