RS&H Talent Acquisition

Senior Inspector

Job Locations US-VA-Glen Allen | US-VA-Staunton | US-VA-Fredericksburg | US-VA-Virginia Beach (CM)
# of Openings
Construction Inspection & Contract Administration
Job Level

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Senior Inspector for our Transportation Construction Management (T-CM) team in the Richmond, Fredericksburg, Staunton, Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach, and Bristol areas in VA. 


As a Senior CEI Inspector, your primary role will be to monitor the contractor's on-site construction activities and inspect materials to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, and other contract documents for road and bridge projects. To be an ideal candidate for this position, you should possess strong communication skills, be an enthusiastic and motivated team player, and most importantly, be honest and dependable.

**Along with your resume, please provide a project list that includes your role on each project and the project construction value.**


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain detailed records of the contractor’s daily operations including manpower, equipment, construction methods, and events that affect the work
  • Monitor work zone traffic control plan and identify discrepancies and potential issues
  • Monitor the erosion control plan and identify discrepancies and potential issues
  • Perform sampling and testing of component materials and completed work
  • Verify the dimensions of prepared and completed work
  • Inspect the construction work and conduct field tests
  • Track/measure completed work quantities for payment
  • Perform survey checks
  • Manage the team of inspectors, coordinate their schedules, and oversee their work and records



  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • 7+ years of construction experience with 4+ years in roadway/bridge inspection OR a Civil Engineering degree and 3 years of road and bridge construction engineering and inspection experience
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Must have a Valid Driver's License with a good driving record
  • Must obtain any required certifications and pass appropriate qualifications tests for the position in specified time frames
  • Ability to sit, stand, climb, bend, twist, or stoop frequently and for prolonged periods, under various outside conditions
  • Ability to reach horizontally as well as vertically for required tasks
  • Ability to use construction or inspection safety equipment including fall protection
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and shake up to 20 pounds


Preferred Qualifications/Certifications:

  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • VDOT Certifications
  • VDEQ Certifications
  • Nuclear Gauge Safety Training
  • ACI Concrete Testing Technician



  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K
  • Medical and Dental · Click Here for Full Benefits Information


The Team

While RS&H was founded in 1941, we have been providing construction management services as one of our primary business practices since 1984.  RS&H’s Transportation-Construction Management Practice serves numerous state departments of transportation, mobility/transportation authorities, turnpike/toll authorities, rail/port authorities, municipal/county governments, and private clients throughout the United States. Our Construction Engineering and Inspections (CEI) teams as well as our Construction Management teams are industry leading experts who provide a full range of construction engineering, program management, specialized testing, and inspection services from the preconstruction phase through maintenance and operations.  By joining our team, you too can provide unique expertise in the full life cycle of transportation delivery, and lead the evolution of transportation.

The Company

Employee-owned, RS&H is one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering, and consulting firms whose associates work hard every day to create a more connected future where everyone can thrive. We offer an exceptional journey from start to future. Our integrated teams translate experience into insight, turn challenges into opportunities, and build relationships that are as strong as the buildings and infrastructure we deliver together. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, caring, forward-thinking, creativity, inclusivity, and ownership.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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