Civil Inspector (Temporary)
Bismarck, ND 
Posted 10 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.

HDR is currently looking for a temporary Construction Inspector in North Dakota for the 2023 construction season.

Primary Responsibilities

In this role, we'll count on you to:

  • Conduct and document observations of construction as it progresses for civil projects related to heavy civil infrastructure, such as roads and bridges
  • Monitor, record and inspect progress on construction projects and track and calculate quantities for work completed
  • Collaborate with other field representatives and/or Project Managers
  • Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications, quantify quantities with documented calculations and identify discrepancies or conflicts within the documents.
  • Coordinate field materials sampling and testing, including in-place soil compaction testing, aggregate gradation testing, concrete slump and air testing, and casting concrete test cylinders *Provide guidance to less-experienced field staff as needed
  • Perform other duties as needed



Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong written communication skills
  • 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

  • Technical school or Associate degree
  • Some demonstrated experience in construction inspection
  • Ability to interpret construction schedules


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-North Dakota-Bismarck
Industry: Construction, Project Controls & Design/Build
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Temporary
BusinessClass: Construction Services (HDRE)
Job Posting: Nov 18, 2022

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
Temporary, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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