Construction Inspector
Effingham, IL Structures
Job Type

A certified Woman Business Enterprise, Civil Design, Inc. is a civil engineering firm of 100+ team members committed to building stronger communities in the markets we serve. Areas of focus include site development, surveying, transportation, water resources, structures and infrastructure and analytics. Civil Design Inc. is in its 26th year of business and has offices in St. Louis, MO, Effingham, IL and Louisville, KY. 


CDI has a strong family-oriented culture with the drive to build stronger co-worker, client and local communities.  Guided by the values of continuous learning and growth, first time quality, mutual trust and respect, ownership and responsiveness – CDI offers a spirited team atmosphere driving quality engineering and strong client relationships. 

Core Competencies:

In addition to the needed technical skills to perform this job successfully, an individual should also demonstrate the following competencies: Strong Communication, Collaboration, Positive Attitude and Adaptability. 

Job Duties:

The Construction Inspector is responsible for reviewing construction plans and specifications and providing inspection services on this construction projects in compliance with plans and specifications and in accordance with Local, Municipal, and State Specifications. 

This position may require work on one or more construction projects.



Candidates for all the requested positions shall possess the following general skills and qualifications:

  • Associate Degree (or higher) or Certification/Licensing in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management, Construction Technology or a related field, four or more years of direct experience in inspection, design, or construction of roads, streets, and bridges.
  • NICET Level II or Level III certification in applicable area (or ability to obtain certification within six months of starting the assignment). An equivalent combination of education, experience, and licensing/certification may be substituted.
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal, commonwealth, county and local codes
  • Knowledge and understanding citing and enforcing code requirements in the construction of commercial buildings, heavy industrial buildings, pump stations, and wastewater treatment facilities, roads, bridges, and drainage structures.
  • The ability to read, understand, and apply code requirements as they apply to construction situations.
  • The ability to clearly, accurately, and completely document code violations.
  • The ability to work under little or no regular supervision.
  • The ability to maintain an effective working relationship with builders, contractors, consultants, fellow employees, other departments, and the general public.
  • The ability to read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance