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Bridge Inspector

  • Job reference: NA-001538
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Atlanta
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA Construction Management Group as a Bridge Inspector.

Major Function/Role:
Under general supervision, researches and interprets contract requirements to determine whether construction work is proceeding in substantial compliance with plans, contracts, specifications and special provisions. NOTE: Incumbents do not supervise any contractors' activities and are not responsible for job site safety.

Job Duties:
-Reads contract plans, specifications, shop drawings, and regulatory agency manuals.
-Observes construction work such as trench excavation, pipe placement, backfill operations, pile driving, structure placement, steel reinforcement, concrete pouring, signalization and lighting, etc.
-Performs density and asphalt tests; samples and verifies certification of materials.
-Reviews shop drawings within limited area of expertise; logs and reports materials and work.
-Assists in directing the daily activities of less experienced staff.
-Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


Education and Experience:
High school diploma (or equivalent) plus ten years related experience OR an Associates Degree in a related technical field plus eight years related experience is required.

Special Skills:
Good oral communications skills and ability to organize information. Math computation skills and understanding of contract plans and specifications.

Professional Registrations:
No Professional Registrations required. May be required to obtain certification in nuclear density, aggregate, concrete and asphalt testing or other applicable areas.

Additional Requirements:
Requirements typically include: ability to walk long distances, climb ladders, stoop, squat and crawl down into ditches; ability to observe construction activities and distinguish colors; and ability to perceive back-up alarms and other warnings. Must be able to work outdoors in varying temperatures and weather conditions, subject to insects, flooded terrain and equipment/traffic hazards. If position requires driving company vehicle, incumbent must have valid driver's license and a driving record that meets company policy.
Previous GDOT experience preferred


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

 

Please  view  Atkins  Equal  Opportunity  Statement  here:

http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf

 


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