Civil Construction Inspector
Portland, OR 
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Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Civil Construction Inspector 2, we'll count on you to:

* Conduct and document observations of construction as it progresses for civil engineering projects related to civil infrastructure, such as roads, bridges, water/wastewater facilities, pump stations and pipelines

* Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and identify discrepancies or conflicts within the documents

* Be able to provide technical guidance regarding construction matters to project stakeholders.

* Observe and ensure contractor compliance with construction safety measures, work zone traffic control plan, materials, and workmanship according to project specifications and plans

* Support engineering activities, i.e. -Constructability Reviews, Estimating, TCP Reviews, Contractor Schedule Reviews, Risk Assessment, etc.

* Maintain Project Scope/Schedule/Budget

* Manage Quality Control & Assurance


Required Qualifications

* High School diploma or equivalent

* Previous expereince in heavy civil infrastructure construction inspection or management.

* Public Infrastructure Inspection and design background

* Prior experience in public transportation and utility construction projects

* Proficient with MS Office (Word/Excel/Outlook)

* Strong written communication skills

* Must possess valid driver's license in good standing

* Willing to travel within Oregon and SW Washington.

Preferred Qualifications

* ODOT inspection certifications desired or ability to obtain certifications

* An Associates or Bachelor's degree in civil engineering

* Previous experience inspecting transportation construction projects

* Familiarity with construction observation reporting and procedures

* Pre-marketing ODOT & Local Agencies capabilities and interest

* Existing client relationships for CM work & proven successful CM experience



At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Portland
Industry: Construction & Design/Build
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Highways
Job Posting: Mar 19, 2020

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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