Construction Inspector I
OFFICE: Indianapolis, Indiana
EDUCATION: • Two or four year degree is preferred but not required. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
EXPERIENCE: • 0 – 5 years preferred.
Lochmueller Group is looking to hire a Construction Inspector I in our Indianapolis office. This position performs field or office work to assist in the construction inspection and testing activities and/or performs design drafting for plan preparation. The Construction Inspector I will apply a variety of specification regulations, policies, and standards to assure compliance with construction standards and material specifications.
- Inspects construction work on roads, bridges, pipes, sewers, curbs, guard rails, and etc. for conformity to construction standards.
- Samples and performs yield, air, slump, or compaction tests on a variety of materials, such as aggregates, bituminous, soils and concrete at plants, quarries, and construction sites to check for conformity with specifications.
- Surveys, stakes, plots, and computes cross sections of construction sites, operating a variety of instruments in the surveying process.
- Performs hubbing, chaining, operating nuclear gauge, running blue top, level circuits, and paving hubs.
- Performs quantity calculations and record keeping of duties.
- Inspects and reviews the operation of plant and truck scales.
- Reads and interprets schematics and construction plans.
- Collects, codes, analyzes, and maintains a variety of test data and inspection records.
- At times, will be required to work more than 40 hours in a work week. Only physically worked hours over 40 will be paid at time and a half.
- Other duties as needed.
- Working knowledge of state and federal regulations and specification requirements for road, bridge, and sewer construction.
- Working knowledge of inspection and surveying practices.
- Basic knowledge or ability to gain working knowledge of quality requirements for road construction materials, including aggregates, bituminous, soils, and concrete for materials/job acceptance.
- Basic knowledge of mathematics and geometry.
- Ability to read and interpret construction plans, schematics and specifications.
- Ability to document and analyze test results.
- Ability to use a variety of testing, surveying, and inspection equipment.
- Valid driver’s license.