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Construction Inspector Aide

  • Job reference: NA-003117
  • Sector: Construction, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Tallahassee
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business 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.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Tallahassee, FL Construction Management Group as an Construction Inspector Aide.


Under immediate supervision, trains in the various tasks of the field observation function. Performs basic tasks to assist field reps in the observation process and develops understanding of construction plans.

Please note: this is a part time position.

  • Carries materials (usually up to 60 lbs.).
  • Prepares testing site using shovel, wheelbarrow and other tools.
  • Assists field representatives in sampling materials and conducting soil testing, concrete or asphalt testing, and similar activities.
  • Takes general notes on construction process, keeping diary records.
  • Performs minimal plan reading, e.g., station location, curve information, locating features and elevations.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) plus two years related experience OR an Associates Degree in a related technical field is required.

  • Must be able to follow directions, take legible notes, and be physically fit to do manual labor and carry up to 60 lbs.

  • None.

  • Ability to walk long distances.
  • Climb ladders, stoop, squat and crawl down into ditches.
  • Ability to observe construction activities and distinguish colors.
  • 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.

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:


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