Senior Construction Inspector

Posted Date 9 months ago(10/3/2023 10:38 AM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking Senior Construction Inspectors for projects in the Richmond and Hampton Roads, VA areas. The Senior Construction Inspector function is to monitor the work of contractors to ensure quality control and contract compliance for Roadway Bridge construction projects of moderate to considerable complexity.  Inspection duties will not be limited to bridges and may include, utility, storm drainage, and streetscapes.  Experience on VDOT construction projects is a plus.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Monitor contractor operations to ensure compliance with plans, contract terms and specifications
  • Coordinate and schedule various phases of construction inspection with the prime contractor and other agencies
  • Review and monitors contractors' plan of operation including MOT
  • Advise contractors of violations and recommend  adjustments to operations
  • Recommend changes to construction plans to meet field conditions
  • Make field measurements of pay items and conduct materials testing
  • Maintains and review comprehensive project records including daily diaries, materials notebooks, as-built plans, pay quantity records, progress schedules, work orders, and monthly estimates.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of roadway and bridge construction experience
  • Working knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
  • Working skill in operating computer equipment, mobile devices, software programs and field inspection equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret roadway, bridge, and utility plans and contract specifications
  • Experience in the design, construction, or inspection of driven pile foundations
  • Considerable knowledge of bridge and roadway construction methods, materials, standards and specification
  • Ability to apply mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustments
  • VDOT bridge inspector certification a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with agency and contractor personnel and the general public.
  • Ability to drive assigned and/or personal vehicles within roadways and project sites to perform construction inspection activities

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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