Construction Inspector- McAllen, TX
McAllen, TX 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Position: Construction Inspector- McAllen, TX
Location: McAllen, TX
Job Id: 1465
# of Openings: 1
Halff Associates is looking for a Construction Inspector in McAllen, TX.
General Description:
This position will support construction services activities by monitoring and overseeing inspection of construction methods and workmanship to ensure compliance with plans and specifications, provides training for other construction inspection personnel, maintains working relationships with internal and external customers as well as contractors staff, assists with the development of policies and procedures for the construction services team, and provides highly advanced problem resolution on complex projects.
Position Requirements:
  • 5 or more years of inspection experience on TxDOT, or other DOT projects
  • Have an understanding of construction standards and practices
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Flexibility to travel to construction sites for extended periods and work outside of normal business hours
  • Must be a self-directed yet a team player, and have a focus on quality, integrity and success
  • Valid Texas Driver's License required
The essential duties for this job include:
  • Lead, oversee, observe, and participate in inspecting construction work quality and materials on a variety of projects
  • Verify the work of contractors for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards and specifications
  • Complete daily work reports: sketches, measurements, photographs and calculations for each pay item.
  • Coordinate materials testing personnel to ensure proper and prompt material testing
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) inspection and compliance
  • Monitor project phasing and traffic control plans and ensures compliance with specifications for devices; safety laws, rules, and regulations; and the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
  • Resolve differences in interpretation of plans and specifications
  • Consult with Project Engineers, resident project representatives and contractors' superintendents on work progress and construction problems; reviews equipment utilization data and time/cost estimates
  • Review construction records, inspection reports and records audits to ensure contract compliance
  • Make recommendations to management regarding staffing and scheduling, prepare staffing plans based on project work activities
  • Train and mentor less experienced inspectors
The required competencies for this job include:
  • Communicate effectively
  • Construction engineering policies and procedures
  • Construction inspection and evaluation methods, procedures and techniques
  • Applicable testing methods, processes and procedures
  • Reading and interpreting applicable plans, schematics, blueprints and maps
  • Performing calculations to include material and labor estimates, expenses, technical survey data and engineering calculations
  • Applicable industry safety standards, guidelines and specifications
  • Traffic control procedures, traffic management, and The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
  • Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
  • Leading, assigning, reviewing and monitoring the work of others
  • The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
Company Overview:
Halff is a Texas-based, mid-sized, employee-owned, diverse, and multi-disciplined professional services firm. For more than sixty-five years, Halff has provided smarter solutions in Texas and throughout the United States offering services in Architecture, Environmental, Geographical Information Services, Land and Site Development, Landscape Architecture and Planning, MEP Engineering, Oil and Gas, Process Management Tools, Public Works, Right of Way, Structural Engineering, Subsurface Utility Engineering/Utility Coordination, Surveying, Transportation, Visualization, and Water Resources.

Halff has offices in four Arkansas cities: Fort Smith, Bentonville, Little Rock, and North Little Rock, Oklahoma City, OK, Shreveport, LA, seven Florida cities: Chipley, Jacksonville, Miramar Beach, Panama City Beach, Tallahassee, Tampa, and Tavares, and fourteen Texas cities: Austin, Brownsville, Conroe, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Frisco, Houston, Midland, McAllen, Richardson, San Antonio, and Tyler.

We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, prescription, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay starting from day one of employment, Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans, Employee Stock Option Plan, Health Savings Account, 529 College Savings Plan, Flexible Spending, and an Employee Assistance Plan.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Halff Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be a fundamental principle at Halff. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Halff prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Halff confirms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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