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Traffic Control Inspector

  • Job reference: NA-001540
  • Sector: Construction, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Austin

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 Austin, TX Construction Group as a Traffic Control Inspector. 

 

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

 
 
JOB DUTIES
 

Observes construction activities to ensure it is performed in substantial compliance with contract plans and specifications.

 

Monitor traffic control installation, barricades, signing and striping, both temporary and permanent, to ensure they follow TxDOT’s MUTCD and barricade and signing standards.

 

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
 

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and to understand contract plans and specifications.

 
 
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
 

No professional registration required

 
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
 

Relevant TxDOT roadway, bridges and structures construction inspection experience.

 

Experience interpreting TxDOT roadway construction plans, specifications and special provisions.

 

Experience resolving differences in interpretation of construction plans and/or specifications.

 

Experience working with TxDOT 2014 specifications.

 

Experience performing barricade and signs inspections to ensure compliance with TxDOT and TMUTCD standards.

 

Experience monitoring construction phasing and TCPs.

 

Experience performing field measurements to develop pay quantities and pay sheets for actual work completed by the Contractor.

 

Experience using TxDOT SiteManager to record daily activity of work in progress and status of completion.

 

Experience assisting with the preparation of monthly estimates and resolving un-installed pay work.

 

Experience developing quantities calculations for change orders.

 

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.

 
 

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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