Construction Inspector (Geotechnical)

An industry-leading client is searching for a Construction Inspector in the Geotechnical field to join their team.


  • Conducting pile inspections and inspections of the deep dynamic compaction process
  • Observing compacted files eg. the use of nuclear density gauges
  • Measuring distances to ensure accuracy of the dimensions of installations and layouts
  • Verifying elevation, alignment and levels of the installation
  • Observing work in progress to ensure all specifications are met
  • Preparing samples for laboratory testing and performing these tests
  • Examining workmanship of completed projects to check for conformity to standards
  • Interpretation of blueprints for the Contractor and discuss any deviations from this to ensure compliance
  • Recording quantities of materials used and received during specific periods
  • Maintaining daily logs of construction, performing inspections and completing daily reports
  • Preparing sketches of the installations
  • Participation in environmental audits and preparing data summaries, data mapping and preparing environmental reports
  • Following blueprints, diagrams and guidelines
  • Responsible for the maintenance of equipment
  • Assisting environmental engineers in the development of remediation devices
  • Classifying soils according to types
  • Examining rocks, minerals and fossil remains to determine the processes affecting the earth
  • Applying chemistry, biology, math’s and physics knowledge to locate geothermal, petroleum deposits
  • Directing the drilling of wells and borings
  • Collection of soil and groundwater samples for analyzing chemical composition
  • Determining the direction of groundwater flow according to previous research
  • Performing environmental soil smapling
  • Conducting pile and deep foundation inspections
  • Adhering to environmental, construction and OSHA safety policies and procedures to be in compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations
  • Consulting with senior peers on certain projects
  • Identifying the potential for new projects and seeks opportunities to promote the company’s services on an ongoing basis
  • Travels 100% of the time which may be out of state


  • Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university OR One to four years experience with HS diploma or GED
  • Experience with inspection of compacted files, deep foundations, footings, asphalt, concrete, sitework elements and ground improvements
  • 40-HOUR HAZWOPER certification
  • ACI/NICET/NJ DCA Special Inspector and Nuclear Densometer certification is a plusValid drivers license and reliable transport
  • Proficient in verbal and written English
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as slopes, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Proficient or familiarity with AutoCAD, NitroPro, MS Word, Excel, Adobe
  • This position required the candidate to use tools such as a lump hammer, shovel, hand auger, Nuclear Density Gauge

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your resume to Engineers@hireresolve.us.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to connect with the Engineering team on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days.

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