Civil Inspector (FHWA)
Portland, OR  / Coeur d'Alene, ID  / Bellevue, WA 
Posted 17 days ago
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 (FHWA) , we'll count on you to:

The primary duties of the Civil Inspector 2 are inspection of roadway construction activities and coordination of construction inspection, quality assurance inspections of roadway, highway, and/or bridge projects, up to and/or including asphalt, paving, earthwork & landscape, steel, concrete, striping & signage, drainage, traffic control, stormwater management inspection, road widening, coordination with contractors, other inspectors, surveyors and materials testers as well as documentation of the project progress. Responsible for maintaining accurate daily reports of construction site activity, including smart phone photo documentation, field measurements for progress payment, and production of required daily reports. Coordinates with others for documentation for contractor progress pay estimates. Does calculations to support the technical aspects of the work.


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required, technical school beneficial.
  • Inspection on roadways, highways, and or bridges & overpasses required.
  • 3+ years' experience working in construction inspection and management. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required
  • This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with HDR's vehicle policy.
  • This position is subject to a pre-employment drug test and drug and alcohol testing during the course of your employment based upon HDR's Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • These roles are performing work in the Pacific Northwest region (Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana)
  • Must be willing to travel to assignments


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
Other Locations: United States-Idaho-Coeur d'Alene, United States-Washington-Bellevue, United States-Oregon-Bend, United States-Montana-Bozeman, United States-Washington-Gig Harbor, United States-Oregon-Salem, United States-Alaska-Anchorage, United States-Alaska-Fairbanks, United States-Idaho-Boise, United States-Montana-Missoula, United States-Montana-Billings, United States-Washington-Spokane, United States-Washington-Vancouver
Industry: Construction, Project Controls & Design/Build
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Highways
Job Posting: May 11, 2021

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
3+ years
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