CEI Technician III

To provide construction inspection and assistant to the assigned project. Works daily with the contractor or project manager to ensure the projects are meeting deadline and goals. Company headquarters is in Raleigh, NC but the location of project assignments may vary.

Essential Functions:

  • Attends various meetings as needed related to construction projects.
  • Responsible for driving company vehicle to and from as well as on the client project
  • Must understand DOT Standard Specifications, Standard Drawings, special provisions, project contract and how it relates to the DOT Construction Manual.
  • Answers inquiries and complaints from Residents Engineer.
  • Must be able to successfully use all the tools of the trade needed for the project.
  • Must obtain accurate measurements and report progress information and place on an Inspector’s Daily Report (IDR).
  • Setup Pay Record books
  • Collect material received certifications from contractor
  • Complete pay applications and coordinating with contractor and DOT.
  • Perform on-site testing when needed
  • Check materials for conformance with contract requirements before installation.
  • Points out potential problems to the contractor and project engineer, and keeps project engineer and supervisor informed of progress of project.
  • Must be able to follow and carry out specific instructions on an independent basis.
  • Make field decision and points out potential problems to the contractor and project engineer, and keeps project engineer and supervisor informed of progress of project.
  • Act as a construction specialist and head inspector on projects.
  • 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, laptop, tablet, facsimile, copy machine, etc.)

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Six (6) years’ experience in the construction industry.
  • Must be able to become certified in DOT classes and maintain these certifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
  • Must be a good communicator and able to resolve solutions in the field.
  • Must be able to work independently and manage time wisely
  • 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 all DOT certifications per project requirement.
  • 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, reach
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds daily

Working Conditions:

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