Construction Inspector

Jul 04, 2018
Nov 09, 2018
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Construction Inspector

Dewberry is currently seeking Construction Inspectors to work on highway and bridge projects in the Fredericksburg and Williamsburg, VA areas. The Construction Inspector function is to monitor the work of contractors to ensure quality control and contract compliance for roadway, structures, and bridge construction projects of moderate to considerable complexity. Candidates should have VDOT inspection experience and VDOT inspection certifications.  Prior experience with local municipalities and public and private utility companies is a plus.


  • Monitor operations to ensure contractor compliance with plans, contract terms and specifications
    Coordinates and schedules various phases of construction inspection with the contractor, DOT representatives and other agenciesReviews and monitors contractor’s plan of operation including phasing and Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) plansAdvises contractors of violations and reviews and recommends approval of corrective measuresIdentifies necessary changes to construction plans to meet field conditionsMakes field measurements of pay items and conducts materials testingObserves and monitors contractor’s construction equipmentMaintains and reviews comprehensive project records including daily diaries, materials notebooks, as-built plans, pay quantity records, progress schedules, work orders, and monthly estimates.
    Minimum 3 years of DOT construction inspection or related construction experienceWorking knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.Working skill in operating computer equipment, software programs and field inspection equipment.Ability to read and interpret roadway and bridge plans and contract specifications
      Knowledge of all elements of roadway and storm drainage construction methods, materials, standards and specificationApply mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustmentsMaintain detailed recordsCommunicate effectively with agency and contractor personnel and the general public
    Ability to drive assigned and/or personal vehicles within roadways and project sites to perform construction inspection activities


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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