CEI Technician III/Senior Inspector
Job Type

Position Summary:

To provide construction assistance to the assigned project.

In accordance with our client's requirements, this position may require either proof of vaccination or weekly testing for COVID-19.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for driving a company vehicle to and from as well as on the client project.
  • Become increasingly familiar with SCDOT Standard Specifications and Construction Manual
  • Communicate with project manager daily. Must be able to have effective communication skills with supervisors, SCDOT and contractor.
  • Must know how to use assigned tools of the trade.
  • Must obtain measurements and report progress information and place on an Inspector's Daily Diaries or in Site Manager.
  • Performs on-site testing and inspections when needed.
  • Becomes familiar with the plans and specifications for the job to be inspected.
  • Checks materials for conformance before installation.
  • Points out potential problems to the contractor and project engineer and keeps project engineer and supervisor informed of progress of project.
  • Responsible for job specific quality system tasks as defined in quality manual.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.

Machines, Tools and Equipment:

  • Operate standard office equipment (i.e., personal computer, facsimile, copy machine, etc.)


Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Four (4) years’ experience in the highway construction industry.
  • Must be able to become certified in SCDOT classes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Has worked on multiple state highway/bridge construction contracts.
  • Requires no supervision and performs inspection of any complexity.
  • Has all certifications and progressive experience in all phases of highway or bridge construction.
  • Able to perform complex WZTC and CEPSCI inspections and works with superintendents to ensure compliance.
  • Has a basic understanding of contract administration and trains in project management tasks and assists with project closeout.
  • Uses surveying equipment to check construction lines and grades.
  • Reads and interprets plans and specifications and advises contractors and other inspectors accordingly.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.
  • Must be a good communicator and able to resolve solutions in the field.
  • Must be able to follow and carry out specific instructions on an independent basis.
  • Must be able to read and understand construction plans, blueprints and maps.
  • Must have basic math skills to compute quantities and costs when requested.
  • Must be able to interpret and implement company mandated safety policies.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have an ability to operate a level and have an understanding of cut and fills and elevations for grades.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Must understand construction surveying procedures and principles.

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach; and
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds, daily.

Working Conditions:

  • Work in outdoor environment 95% of the time;
  • Moderate noise level; and
  • Travel via automobile on daily basis.