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Senior Roadway/ Bridge Structural Inspector

  • Job reference: NA-001852
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure, Transportation
  • Location: Houston

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 Houston, TX Construction Management Group as a Senior Roadway/Bridge Structural Inspector. 


Major Function/Role:


Under general supervision, applies the strong technical skills of a highly experienced field representative, researching and interpreting 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:


Applies strong skills and experience in field observation practices to diversified construction projects of medium to large complexity.



Education and Experience:


High school diploma (or equivalent) plus twelve years related experience OR an Associates Degree in a related technical field plus ten 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:


A strong background and knowledge of structures with previous DOT experience is a must and TXDOT experience highly preferred. 

DOT experience should address:

  • Excavation/embankment
  • Lime or cement stabilized subgrade and/or base courses
  • Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement (Method or QCQA Specification)
  • Concrete Pavement
  • Bridge Inspection of Drill Shafts, Piling, Columns, Caps, Beam placement, Slab Placement.
  • SW3P and Barricade Inspection
  • Project documentation for payment and material testing (Site Manager a +)


Detailed Structural experience including supervision of other inspectors for:

  • Drill Shafts (Slurry/Dry) with details of placement, documentation of Drill Shaft Reports
  • Pile Driving with details of driving, documentation of Pile Driving Reports
  • Bridge footings, center of gravity calculations
  • Placement of columns, caps, beams, precast panels, reinforcing steel
  • Dry run of bridge screed documenting clear cover of steel, slab depth.
  • Depth measurements during placement of concrete
  • Curing requirements.


 

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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