McDonough Bolyard Peck, Inc. (MBP)

VDOT Inspector/Senior Inspector

Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
Construction Inspection
Full-Time, Variable Hours, (min. 30 hrs/wk)



Experience inspecting construction work activities, with demonstrated increasing responsibility, of the same or similar type as that of the project to which the Construction Inspector II is assigned.  Water and sewer construction inspection experience desired.



  • Performs field checks of all “red-line” as-built plans to assure completeness of the plans. 
  • Performs on-site field compliance inspection, quality assurance and progress monitoring at various construction projects for conformance to specifications and codes. 
  • Ensures that all maintenance and new construction is completed in accordance with the contract, plans and specifications, approved shop drawings, approved material lists, and permit requirements. Communicates with and advises contractors of discrepancies and the necessary actions to conform to the plans and specifications.
  • Performs required materials testing.
  • Performs final inspection, prepares punchlists, and ensures all items on the punchlist are completed or corrected by the contractor. 
  • Maintains project records including daily diaries documenting work performed by construction contractors which includes detailed locations of work, construction workforce, equipment, and materials records, as well as project photos and inspection reports.
  • Maintains project correspondence.
  • Inspects grading projects, paving projects, demolitions projects, special design bridge projects, signal projects, signing projects, coating projects, utility projects, other special projects as assigned.
  • Researches the proper inspection and construction methods to be prepared for inspection requirements.
  • Reviews and/or prepares daily reports for preparation of entries to the project diary, as-built plans, materials books, and work books.
  • Prepares project construction reports and monthly project estimates. Makes necessary correction and forwards them to the appropriate parties.
  • Provides customer services and good etiquette to the traveling public, adjacent property owners, and other project stakeholders.



  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and significant years of experience in engineering, architecture, or a skilled craft in the construction industry; or an equivalent combin­ation of training and experience.
  • Must possess OSHA 10-hour or OSHA 30-hour certification or obtain within 3 months of hire.
  • Working knowledge of basic mathematics including algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric computations based on field measurements.
  • Knowledge of multiple construction operations.
  • Certification(s) from at least one or more of the following: State DOT as appropriate, WACEL, ICC, NICET, CMAA, NACE, or MARTCP.
  • Certifications preferred for horizontal construction: Soil, Aggregate, Asphalt, Concrete, Nuclear Testing, Confined Space Entry, Fall Protection, Traffic Control, and E & S Control as appropriate for the DOT specific project working on.


  • Ability to implement quality control procedures.
  • Ability to identify potential problems and derive recommended solutions. 
  • Ability to utilize computers (including Microsoft Office software) and other specialized equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and contract specifications.
  • Skilled at applying mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustments. 
  • Ability to communicate inspection issues effectively and responsibly (verbally and in writing) with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain industry certifications specific to duties assigned.
  • Able to stand and sit as needed on project work sites, climb ladders, work at heights, and work outdoors in a wide range of weather conditions.
  • Ability to safely navigate construction work sites with uneven terrain.
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Ability to travel and drive regularly.


  • Fingerprint-based criminal history background check, DMV driving record check, reference verification, and work history will be required prior to employment. Valid driver's license and safety shoes required.

MBP is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.



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