Senior Construction Inspector

Senior Construction Inspector Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Construction Inspector to join our team.


  • Performing field and laboratory testing according to applicable standards;
  • Create daily reports to document all quantities, equipment and labor using Site Manager software;
  • Managing field inspectors;
  • Monitor and record materials certifications in accordance with the client’s procedures;
  • Dealing directly with clients and team members;
  • Responds to questions and complaints regarding codes and regulations, inspection schedules, and inspection results;
  • Supervise and guide other inspection staff;
  • Makes written recommendations about progress payments, contract change orders, and as-built plans;
  • Conduct field measurements to establish quantities for pay item documentation;
  • Inspects properties and materials for compliance with plans, specifications and codes, including both new and existing improvements;
  • Senior Inspectors’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to;
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Responds to requests from the engineering staff to review and comment on plans, specifications and construction methods for upcoming projects;
  • Inspect work site for proper traffic control setup;
  • Inspect erosion control devices, ensure they are maintained and that they are in compliance with applicable permits.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license;
  • Current SESC MDEQ Certification;
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Class “C” California driver’s license is required;
  • Current California PE License preferred;
  • FieldBook / FieldManager Trained;
  • Past experience on MDOT, County, and/or City projects;
  • Capable of administering the contract for construction on multiple fast-pace projects;
  • Strong organizational/supervisory skills;
  • Knowledge of;
  • Surveying experience;
  • Familiarity with 4-Book method of recordkeeping;
  • Knowledge of SiteManager, Bluebeam, Procore, MSWord, MS Excel helpful;
  • Ability to work with personnel at all levels of development activity: public/private; contractors/workers;
  • Ability to anticipate problems and master details;
  • Good communication and writing skills.