Construction Inspector - 2024-6617

at Kleinfelder, Inc. in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Century Engineering, LLC, a Kleinfelder Company, is a multidisciplinary professional services firm offering a broad range of services to include consulting, engineering, environmental, planning, design, and construction services. With a dedicated staff of over 600 technical and administrative personnel throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, we provide our clients with quality, innovative and value-added professional services in many specialized areas. Orientated around our employees first, Century provides competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive benefits package which includes a 401k retirement plan, paid holidays, paid leave time and various employee perks and discounts. In addition to offering a challenging and diverse work environment, Century's culture encourages community service, continued learning, personal growth and fun!

Century Engineering, Inc. is seeking highly motivated and detail-oriented Construction Inspectors to oversee and support the construction of roadway and bridge related transportation projects. Although these positions will report to management within our Newark/Dover office locations, anticipated work assignments are concentrated in New Castle and/or Kent Castle Counties in Delaware. As a member of our construction management team, inspectors are required to perform a variety of technical and administrative functions. Salary commensurate with experience.


Provide quality assurance (QA) review for transportation construction projects

Identify and document construction and/or QC deficiencies from applicable contract/standard specifications by analyzing applicable codes, standards and project contract documents

Read and interpret construction plans for structures, bridges and roadways with an understanding of construction specifications, engineering tables and reference materials

Monitor construction activities to ensure compliance with contract documents

Assist in review and respond to contractor RFIs

Travel to various work sites

Exercise a certain degree of independent thought and judgment


Minimum 5 years' heavy highway construction experience, specifically knowledge of bridge, structure and roadway construction methods and materials

Familiarity with DelDOT and/or PennDOT Road and Bridge Specifications, Standards, Construction Manual and MUTCD

Knowledge of construction materials (steel, concrete, soil, hot mix asphalt, aggregate, etc.)

Understanding of principles and techniques for surveying

Ability to apply basic math skills including record linear measurements and computing volume and area for basic geometric shapes (triangle, square, rectangle, trapezoid, cylinder, circle), density, weight, etc.

One or more technical certifications pertaining to NICET (NICET II, III or IV certification in Heavy Highway preferred), ATSSA Flagger and/or Traffic Manager certification, and DNREC Contractor Training Program (Blue Card) and/or CCR - Erosion & Sediment Control Inspection NICET II, III or IV certification in Heavy Highway preferred

Other certifications a plus: Asphalt, Concrete, Soils and Aggregate, Fall protection and Confined Space Training, Guardrail Installation, OSHA Safety, and Nuclear Safety & Transportation. Other specialty certifications may include SSPC C-3, NACE, MARTCP and or NECEPT

Excellent organizational skills

Must be able to read, write, comprehend and speak English fluently

Attendance, punctuality and reliability are essential requirements

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Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1238663

Posted On: Feb 11, 2024

Updated On: Mar 12, 2024

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