Civil Construction Inspector 2
Portland, OR  / Salem, OR  / Bend, OR 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Civil Construction Inspector 2, we'll count on you to:

  • Become familiar with the contract documents for the projects assigned. These documents include plans and specifications, soils reports, quality assurance requirements, etc.
  • Observe construction activities as they progress for civil infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, water/wastewater facilities, pump stations and pipelines
  • Take measurements and keep detailed records for materials delivered and installed on the construction site.
  • Record observations of field activities in reports in prescribed formats. Reports need to be submitted on a daily basis.
  • Coordinate field materials sampling and testing including concrete slump and air testing, casting concrete test cylinders, in-place soil compaction testing, etc.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications

*High School diploma or equivalent
*3 years' experience in civil construction
*Proficient with MS Office (Word/Excel/Outlook)
*Proven problem-solving and documentation abilities
*Ability to work independently and as part of a team
*This position typically requires successfully passing drug-screening procedures prior to being hired; thereafter subject to random and cause drug and alcohol testing
*An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ODOT specifications and procedures
  • Roadway, bridge and wastewater treatment experience
  • Technical school or Associate degree
  • Relevant Industry Certifications
  • Ability to interpret construction schedules
  • Degrees in engineering, architecture, construction management a plus.
  • Certifications a plus



At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Portland
Other Locations: United States-Oregon-Salem, United States-Oregon, United States-Oregon-Bend, United States-Oregon-Medford
Industry: Construction, Project Controls & Design/Build
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Construction Services (HDRE)
Job Posting: Oct 12, 2023

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3+ years
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