Construction Inspector

at TORREngineering LLC in Smyrna, Delaware, United States

Job Description

 Job Responsibilities of Construction Inspectors Level I, II and III:

  • Must have vehicle and be willing and able to travel to various work sites 
  • Compiles and records notes, sketches, test results, inspection data and other information to document compliance and/or develop designs, specifications, reports, maps and other geographically based data. Performs daily field inspections and maintains inspection records.
  • Effectively follow and rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Calculates/measures area and volume dimensions, horizontal and vertical geometry, profile and component specifications, and material testing dimensions using calculators or computers. 
  • Able to apply analytical thinking to solve problems and able to clearly communicate professionally with clients and uses good judgement. 
  • Must be able to work independently on transportation construction sites and perform site visits on a routine basis to ensure compliance with contract documents. 
  • Inspects roadway and bridge infrastructures to ensure compliance with design plans, materials specifications, safety requirements, construction processes, local, state and federal codes and ongoing maintenance requirements; documents/reports compliance or deficiencies either electronically or hardcopy. Provide quality assurance (QA) review for transportation construction projects 
  • Review engineering project/site layouts, alignments, profiles, studies, graphs and other related activities. 
  • Read and interpret construction plans for structures, bridges and roadways with an understanding of construction specifications, engineering tables and reference materials 
  • Participate in punchlist field reviews
  • Entry-level position, previous experience may not be required.

Qualifications of Construction Inspectors Level I, II and III:

Applicants must meet the qualifications needed within the areas of education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following within their Level I, II, or III as indicated below within the parenthesis:    

  • Able to apply basic fundamental math skills to compute geometric shapes, volumes, weight conversion, etc. (Levels I, II and III)
  • Able to apply essential complex mathematical equations to compute geometric figures, volumes, weight conversions, etc. (Levels II and III)
  • Must be able to comprehend, read, write and speak English fluently. (Levels I, II and III)
  • Must be familiar with the use of tablets, smart phones, computers, laptops to record data, send emails, develop spreadsheets, generate reports and correspondence.  (Levels I, II and III)
  • Must have excellent communication and organizations skills  (Levels I, II and III)
  • Must be reliable and punctual.  Attendance is essential to this position.  (Levels I, II and III)
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).  (Levels I, II and III)
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work during either daytime or nighttime shifts, including weekends and holidays as necessary. (Level I, II & III)
  • Experience in highway construction experience, specifically knowledge of bridge, structure and roadway construction methods and materials. (Level II, III)
  • Must be able to review construction plans and details, project plans, specifications, schematics or technical drawings to determine compliance. (Level II & III)
  • Must have a basic knowledge of construction materials i.e. concrete, asphalt, steel, pipe, etc. (Level II & III)
  • Familiar with Department of Transportation’s and other DOT’s  Bridge Specifications, Standards, Construction Manual and MUTCD (Level II & III)
  • Knowledge of coordinating public utility relocations in roadway or bridge construction contracts. (Level II & III)
  • Knowledge of interpreting laws, rules and regulations pertaining to public utility relocation and installation in public right-of-way. (Level II & III)
  • Certifications:  Have at least 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, a nd DNREC Contractor Training Program (Blue Card) and/or CCR - Erosion & Sediment Control


Inspection (Level II - requires minimum of one certification and Level III requires a minimum of two certifications)

  • Other certifications which are 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


No relocation assistance is offered for this position. Local residency or ability to relocate at your own expense is required.


TORREngineering LLC. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of TORREngineering LLC to assure equal and fair treatment in all aspects of employment opportunities and to not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression or veteran or military status, and victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking.


TORREngineering LLC ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If a medical condition or disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation for any party of this application process, please contact or call 302-367-8365 and ask to speak with a Human Resources representative.



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Job Posting: 1255732

Posted On: Apr 02, 2024

Updated On: Apr 17, 2024

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