Jan 01, 2022

Construction Inspector

  • Hill International
  • Houston, TX, USA
Full time Engineering Construction Management

Job Description

Hill International is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $500 billion. Hill is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HIL), and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (www.hillintl.com)

Hill is seeking a Construction Inspector in Houston, TX


  • Calculates payments due contractors for work completed
  • Consults with Project Engineers, resident project representatives and contractors' superintendents on work progress and construction problems; reviews equipment utilization data and time/cost estimates
  • Ensures adequate levels of equipment and materials are assigned to projects; ensures material tests are performed and materials meet required standards
  • Drives to ensure contractors build roadways, bridges and related highway structures and/or airport improvements in accordance with plans and specifications
  • Monitors project phasing and traffic control plans or airport closure plans and ensures compliance with approved safety standards; inspects barricades; as required moves traffic control devices and barricades
  • Observes and inspects ongoing construction work
  • Performs drafting, design and/or surveying work
  • Assists in engineering-related data collection, inspections, assessments, analysis, and review activities for plan development by others
  • Documents work progress and issues arising throughout scope of project
  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned
  • Reviews construction records, inspection reports and records audits to ensure contractors build roadways, bridges and related structures in accordance with plans and specifications
  • Mentors and develops technical employees in test and inspection procedures and material specifications
  • Handles problem calls from producers, suppliers, inspectors and construction project field personnel
  • Observes and inspects ongoing construction work
  • 6+ years of construction inspection experience on highways/roadways
  • Understanding of governmental laws, rules and regulations specific to area of responsibility for safeguarding information and information technology related systems, inspection methods, procedures and techniques and testing methods, processes and procedures
  • Reading and interpreting applicable plans, schematics, blueprints and maps
  • Applicable plans, specifications and estimates preparation, review, processing and compliance requirements
  • Methods for reviewing plans and specifications for compliance with requirements
  • Construction engineering policies and procedures
  • Basic traffic management and control procedures

Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Note: This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.

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