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Jacobs Assistant Roadway Construction Inspector in Ontario, California

Assistant Roadway Construction Inspector


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

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Position Summary

Consultant Assistant Roadway Construction Inspectors shall also have knowledge and experience in the following:

I) Capable of assisting the Caltrans Resident Engineer in all aspects of required field and office engineering work including, but not limited to the following: inspection of non-structural construction operations; inspection of traffic control system compliance; contract change order (CCO) preparation, review, and analysis; and Water Pollution Control Program (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan) enforcement.

II)Capable of reviewing, inspecting, and approving traffic control systems,including lane closures, in accordance with Caltrans’ standards andrequirements. Personnel reviewing, inspecting, and approving traffic controlsystem work shall have one (1) year demonstrated experience in such work

III) Consultant Assistant Roadway Construction Inspectors shall also have:

i. Knowledge and experience with equipment used in roadway construction inspection, surveying, field testing of construction materials, and construction office engineering.

ii. Knowledge of computers, computer applications, and computer software programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and others); Critical Path Method (CPM) software such as Primavera Project Planner

(P3, P6) and SureTrak, or any updated version, as a minimum; Scheduler Analyzer Pro; and Microsoft Project.

iii. Knowledge and experience with principles of effective communication and supervision.

iv. Knowledge and experience with monitoring labor compliance.

v. Knowledge of subcontracting laws and policies.

vi. Knowledge and experience with the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program and the General Permit.

vii. Knowledge of Caltrans Standard Plans, Standard Specifications, and Construction Manual .

viii. Proper background clearance, as necessary, when performing work on or near the rail system.

ix. Experience in assisting in preparation of Resident Engineers for the Dispute Review Board (DRB) position papers and meetings.

x. Experience in assisting Resident Engineers to respond to preliminary claim findings and preparation for Dispute Review Board (DRB).

xi. Experience in preparation of Claims files, documents and reports.

xii.Knowledge and experience in keeping complete, accurate, and concise records ofthe work and quantities.


Two years of education equivalent to completion of a curriculum beyondthe 12th grade in either (1) engineering which includes courses in trigonometryand algebra or higher, drafting, computer science, and physics, chemistry, or acomparable physical science; or (2) surveying which includes courses intrigonometry and algebra or higher, drafting, surveying, and computer science.A documented minimum four (4) years of demonstrated experience in roadwayconstruction inspection of highways or major public works projects performingthe duties described in this Contract.

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 50 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-California-Ontario

Req ID: BIA000489

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