Halff Associates is looking for a Construction Inspector in North Little Rock, AR.
This position will support construction services activities by monitoring and overseeing inspection of construction methods and workmanship to ensure compliance with plans and specifications, provides training for other construction inspection personnel, maintains working relationships with internal and external customers as well as contractors staff, assists with the development of policies and procedures for the construction services team, and provides highly advanced problem resolution on complex projects.
5 or more years of inspection experience on ARDOT, or other DOT projects
Have an understanding of construction standards and practices
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Flexibility to travel to construction sites for extended periods and work outside of normal business hours
Must be a self-directed yet a team player, and have a focus on quality, integrity and success
Valid Arkansas Driver's License required
The essential duties for this job include:
Lead, oversee, observe, and participate in inspecting construction work quality and materials on a variety of projects
Verify the work of contractors for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards and specifications
Complete daily work reports: sketches, measurements, photographs and calculations for each pay item.
Coordinate materials testing personnel to ensure proper and prompt material testing
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and Arkansas National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) inspection and compliance
Monitor project phasing and traffic control plans and ensures compliance with specifications for devices; safety laws, rules, and regulations; and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Resolve differences in interpretation of plans and specifications
Consult with Project Engineers, resident project representatives and contractors' superintendents on work progress and construction problems; reviews equipment utilization data and time/cost estimates
Review construction records, inspection reports and records audits to ensure contract compliance
Make recommendations to management regarding staffing and scheduling, prepare staffing plans based on project work activities
Train and mentor less experienced inspectors
The required competencies for this job include:
Construction engineering policies and procedures
Construction inspection and evaluation methods, procedures and techniques
Applicable testing methods, processes and procedures
Reading and interpreting applicable plans, schematics, blueprints and maps
Performing calculations to include material and labor estimates, expenses, technical survey data and engineering calculations
Applicable industry safety standards, guidelines and specifications
Traffic control procedures, traffic management, and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
Leading, assigning, reviewing and monitoring the work of others
The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
Halff is a Texas-based, mid-sized, employee-owned, diverse, and multi-disciplined professional services firm. For more than sixty-five years, Halff has provided smarter solutions in Texas and throughout the United States offering services in Architecture, Environmental, Geographical Information Services, Land and Site Development, Landscape Architecture and Planning, MEP Engineering, Oil and Gas, Process Management Tools, Public Works, Right of Way, Structural Engineering, Subsurface Utility Engineering/Utility Coordination, Surveying, Transportation, Visualization, and Water Resources.
Halff has offices in two Arkansas cities: Little Rock, and North Little Rock, Oklahoma City, OK, Shreveport, LA, seven Florida cities: Chipley, Jacksonville, Miramar Beach, Panama City Beach, Tallahassee, Tampa, and Tavares, and fourteen Texas cities: Austin, Brownsville, Conroe, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Frisco, Houston, Midland, McAllen, Richardson, San Antonio, and Tyler.
We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, prescription, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay starting from day one of employment, Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans, Employee Stock Option Plan, Health Savings Account, 529 College Savings Plan, Flexible Spending, and an Employee Assistance Plan.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Halff Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.