Jan 23, 2020

Construction Inspector Trainee

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Roanoke, VA, USA

Job Description


We are looking for talented and driven Construction Inspector Trainees to help grow and strengthen our construction management/inspection business in the Salem, VA, Staunton, VA and Roanoke, VA Areas! 

Essential Functions  

  • Provide construction management support, including inspection and monitoring of roadway and bridge structures to ensure compliance with safety regulations 
  • Fully engage in solving problems to provide technical evaluation and sound solutions 
  • Interface with clients, state and federal agencies, and other engineering disciplines on construction projects. Record keeping and reporting as required    

Required Education, Skills and Experience  

  • Some knowledge of materials, standards, and specifications related to state highway projects and facilities  
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to pass a Criminal History Background Check (CHBC) 
  • Acceptable driving record 

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience  

  • Inspection experience including roadway, asphalt, concrete, pavement markings, structure and bridge construction methods 
  • VDOT and/or local public agency experience desired  
  • VDOT Material Certifications are a plus (Asphalt, Concrete, Pavement Marking, Soils, Intermediate Traffic Control Certified, etc.) or the ability to obtain with six (6) months 
  • Site Manager experience a plus 

RK&K hires those with contracting, military, surveying, and related experience and will provide training.

Visit us at www.rkk.com

Other Duties 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

Work Environment  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.  

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. The employee may need to move and lift field equipment and tools. The employee may need to use a variety of safety equipment, including harnesses, scaffolding, etc. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.  

What We Offer  

RK&K offers excellent potential for career advancement and professional growth. We also offer attractive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, tuition reimbursement, company health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances as well as a 401(k) plan with company matching.  

About Us 

RK&K is a full-service planning, engineering, environmental, and construction management/inspection firm serving a wide range of clients in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and South-Central United States. Fueled by a talented and diversified staff of more than 1,400 in strategically located offices, RK&K provides creative solutions to complex challenges that improve the quality of life in our communities. RK&K’s technical expertise places it 68th on ENR’s 2019 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms. What sets RK&K apart is an award-winning culture that has fostered a spirit of collaboration and trust for nearly 100 years. To its clients, the firm delivers concepts, processes and outcomes that are designed for success. RK&K has earned its reputation as a trusted partner, responsive employer, and community steward.  

Drug-free Workplace 

RK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana. 

EEO Statement 

RK&K ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information, require special assistance for persons with disabilities, or limited English proficiency, you may contact Human Resources at (410)728-2900.  

Full-time position with great benefits. Some night work required.



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