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Bridge Inspector

  • Job reference: NA-001538
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Atlanta
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

If you've set your heart on working for a company who values passion, doing the right thing, putting clients first and working collaboratively to provide excellence in all they do, then you've come to the right place.

The Atkins Construction Management Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA office as a Bridge Inspector.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under direct supervision, observes activities at construction projects to determine adherence to contract documents and regulatory agency provisions.

NOTE: Incumbents do not supervise any contractor activities and are not responsible for job site safety.

JOB DUTIES
  • Observes underground installations, and determines whether construction work is being performed in substantial compliance with contract plans and specifications.
  • Tests soil density, concrete, asphalt and other construction materials.
  • Verifies form construction rebar placement, concrete mixture, pile driving blow counts, drainage structure placement, subgrade and base construction.
  • Writes diary inspection reports, weather reports, and documents test results and observations.
  • Assists in all types of record keeping and field measurements, as needed.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.



EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma (or equivalent) plus six years related experience OR an Associates Degree in a related technical field plus four years related experience is required.
SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Good math, communications, computers and organizational skills 
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • May be required to have certification in nuclear density, aggregate, concrete and asphalt testing or other applicable area.
OTHER
  • 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.

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