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Construction Inspector

  • Job reference: NA-002329
  • Sector: Construction, Transportation, Urban Development
  • Location: Reno
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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 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 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 Reno, Nevada office as a Construction Inspector.


Under supervision, observes the work of contractors involved in the construction of projects. NOTE: Incumbents do not supervise any contractor activities and are not responsible for job site safety.


Performs non-manual field work in support of company's construction management operations.

Applies conventional field observation practices in diversified construction projects with relatively few highly complex features.

Management of project records.

Observes construction work and prepares change orders as needed.

Researches and interprets contract requirements to determine whether construction work is performed in substantial compliance with plans, specifications and special provisions. Advises internal project manager and/or owner of any failures or delays.

Reviews pay requests for ultimate payment by client.

Makes substantial completion and final completion statements.

Reviews shop drawings within area of expertise for conformance with design concept.

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering, or related field and two years related experience. With Associate's degree, ten years of related experience. Without a degree, twelve years related experience is required.


Good math, communications, computers and organizational skills.


May be required to have certification in nuclear density, aggregate, concrete and asphalt testing or other applicable area.


Minimum of two years performing inspection and construction management for state DOT projects with FHWA oversight.

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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