Job Description: Chastain has an immediate opening for a construction observation technician with four or more years of construction management experience in municipal and/or local agency reconstruction and rehabilitation projects. This is a full-time position from our Decatur office with projects located in the Decatur area.
Job Responsibilities: The construction observation technician will perform a variety of observation tasks by on a variety of construction project types. Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to management, supervision, and coordination of entire construction process, coordination with client, contractors, interpreting designs and specifications as required, problem resolution, and perform or ensure quality control is accomplished for each project. Responsibilities may also include construction observation, documentation, and preparation of pay estimates. Candidate should have a working knowledge of transportation-related construction, such as pavement construction, storm sewer construction, bicycle path and sidewalk construction, water main installs and any other transportation-related construction types.
Job Requirements: The ideal candidate will have at a minimum an Associate of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology or Construction Management and have four or more years of experience in construction inspection. Strong oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, and the ability to work in a team environment are required. Completion of the IDOT Documentation and IDOT QA/QC Technician training classes are a plus.