The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of highly skilled technical work in inspection of highway construction projects, field testing quality control tests on materials, verifying quantities, documentation of daily construction activities, contracts, employee interviews, and construction checklist. Complete administrative documentation and training other ADOT personnel on assigned construction projects. Will normally be assigned to more than one area of construction and can be subject to irregular work hours. Overtime may be required including working nights, weekends and holidays. Occasional overnight travel may be necessary. Will be required to operate a state vehicle in the the course of state business.
Inspects highway construction on an ongoing basis to assure compliance with contract and with State and Federal standards, inspections and examinations are made of materials, surface conditions, proper tracking, structural features, and other relevant factors
Inspects and examines engineering project records, field notes, computations, and other documentation to assure that methods of measurement and bases for payment are in accordance with projected trends, specifications, special projects, and other extra work orders
Confers with construction engineers and contractors regarding construction in progress and its conformance to specifications and construction plans, answers questions, and resolves problems
Performs field materials tests on soils, aggregate bases, asphalts, and concretes for quality assurance
Consults manual, rulebook codes, or regulations in order to find exact required course of action, determination or authorization
Logs or records all work flowing into the work unit, processed, or flowing out, in order to have accurate history of work or work performed
Attends training, safety meetings and participates in AMS goals for the District
Principles and practices of civil engineering related to the construction state highway road systems
Construction inspection methods, procedures, and techniques
Construction materials testing procedures
Standards, policies, and procedures applicable to the area of assignment
Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) traffic control for work zones
Computer programs applicable to the functional work unit
Work scheduling and management
Analysis and preparation of materials field testing data
Operation of equipment for completion of assigned duties
Effective verbal and written communications
Operate and maintain a variety of construction quality control equipment
Read and interpret a variety of construction documents, including highway maps and plans
Plan, coordinate, analyze, and perform multiple tasks and inspections
Establish and maintain work relationships
High School Diploma or GED.
One year of experience in inspecting minor highway construction projects, hot mix & concrete plants; or performing administrative/construction records or related duties.
American Concrete Institute Certification or Arizona Technical Testing Institute Certification within 12 months of being hired
A physical is required
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.