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Construction Inspector

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Job Type

Full Time


This job will primarily be located on job sites in Central Indiana

About the Role

Align is seeking a proactive Construction Inspector in Central Indiana to join our growing team. Our construction inspectors work on a wide variety of projects in the transportation (road/bridge), utility, water resources, and land development industries.

Primary Role: The Construction Inspector is responsible for daily inspection efforts on complex and diverse projects including roadways, bridges, utilities, grading, concrete construction, and drainage projects. Duties include inspection of work quality, materials, and workmanship. The Construction Inspector ensures plans are approved according to specifications and contract documents. This individual must be organized to maintain records and prepare of project inspection reports. This individual will also communicate their findings and the status of projects to contractors.

Regular Responsibilities: Communicate and coordinate with contractors’ staff daily. Perform field testing of concrete, soils, aggregates, asphalt, and/or other construction materials. Maintain daily logs of test results and inspections and write daily reports. Recognize basic construction or engineering problems. Read and interpret complex plans, specifications, and shop drawings. Be willing to work a shift schedule and/or flexible schedule as required to support the workload, as well as in inclement weather. Apply standard testing techniques and procedures for the verification of material, including field testing of concrete, soils, aggregates, asphalt, and other construction materials. Must physically be able to lift 25lbs. Performs standard mathematical calculations, including trigonometry. Operate a pickup truck or similar utility vehicle.


  • Valid driver’s License required

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Experience working on Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) projects is a plus

  • Hold (or able to timely obtain) all six INDOT Certified Technician Program certifications: Bridge Construction and Deck Repair, Construction Earthworks, Concrete Paving, Construction Procedures 1, Hot Mix Asphalt, Construction Procedures 2

About the Company

Align is a civil engineering consulting firm in Indiana with an emphasis on municipal infrastructure, private development, transportation, aviation, and parks/recreation. We provide multi-disciplined services for a variety of public agencies and private entities, including INDOT, cities, counties, developers, and not-for-profit organizations. For over 60 years we have helped develop stronger communities through our engineering, land surveying, and construction inspection services.

Our mission is "to connect creativity with best practices, vision with solutions, and clear results with the greater good." We value honesty, excellence, and big-picture thinking. Our team is a tight-knit group of individuals who care about each other's professional growth and life outside of work. At Align, you are not a number with a narrow specialization. You are challenged with a diverse set of projects and various tasks. We educate and train our employees to be cross-functional problem solvers who become leaders in our industry. Align is an equal-opportunity employer.

How will you be compensated?

-Industry competitive compensation commensurate with experience
-Retirement savings with company matching
-Paid time off starting at 3 work weeks per year
-Health, dental, and vision insurance
-Disability and life insurance
-Paid maternity and paternity leave

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