Senior Inspector - Culpeper
Dulles, VA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Senior Inspector - Culpeper

Alpha Corporation established in 1979, is a full-service woman-owned firm, providing civil, structural engineering, program and construction management, project controls, and technology services for various building types, transportation, and heavy infrastructure projects. We provide services to a broad spectrum of clients, including all levels of government agencies, public and private enterprises/partnerships.

Alpha Corporation's vision is to be recognized by clients for responsive, innovative, and quality services in the building, transportation, and infrastructure sectors, and to be the employer of choice for professionals seeking stimulating and rewarding careers.

We are currently hiring a Senior Inspector for the Culpeper area.


The Senior Inspector will be responsible for ensuring contractors' compliance through reviewing interpreting and enforcing plans and contract documents for efficient and timely inspection of the contractor's work, and shall:

  • Independently plan, coordinate, inspect, and oversee project inspection activities of roadway, structure, and bridge, maintenance projects.
  • Monitor contractors and schedules to ensure quality control and contract compliance of moderate to complex construction projects and advise contractors of violations and recommend adjustments to operations.
  • Apply knowledge and experience toward the inspection of roadways and bridges using VDOT standards, specifications, and procedures.
  • Apply engineering principles in the inspection and documentation of construction activities and make field measurements of pay items.
  • Recommend changes to construction plans to meet field conditions or provide cost savings.
  • Review and monitor EEO/DBE documentation and compliance with contract documents.
  • Oversee, direct, and review the work of Inspectors and Inspector Trainees
  • Maintain comprehensive project records and documentation using the VDOT Materials Book & project management software which could include VDOT Site Manager/AWP/Etc.
  • Complete testing of materials using VDOT testing procedures
  • Apply Best Management Practices to environmental inspection activities using DEQ standards and specifications.
  • Apply Best Management Practices to safety activities.
  • Communicate with various stakeholders including Localities and VDOT
  • Assist with the development of change orders, investigations, and the analysis of Notices of Intent to File Claims and perform work order analysis.


The Senior Inspector qualifications for this role include:

  • 7 years of experience in roadway or bridge construction inspection
  • Must be current with the following certifications or the ability to obtain:
    • ACI
    • Hydraulic Cement Concrete Field - ACI
    • Soils and Aggregate - VDOT
    • ESC Inspector - DEQ
    • SWM Inspector - DEQ
    • Pavement Marking - VDOT
    • Intermediate Work Zone - VDOT
    • Flagger - VDOT
    • Guardrail Installation (GRIT) - VDOT
    • Asphalt Field Levels I and II - VDOT
    • Slurry Surfacing - VDOT
    • Surface Treatment - VDOT
    • 10-hour OSHA Safety
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience operating computer equipment, software programs including Microsoft Office Suite, and field-testing equipment.
  • Must be able and willing to workday and night shifts.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
  • Able to pass a criminal background check.

Alpha Corporation offers excellent career opportunities for continued professional, educational, and personal growth. We strive to offer our employees the opportunity to work on diverse and exciting projects in a team-spirit environment. All positions include a competitive benefits package and a positive outlook for a stable and rewarding career.

Alpha Corporation is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class.

Alpha Corporation supports the principle of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity with regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, Vietnam-era Veteran status, or as an American with disability in accordance with all applicable laws


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
7+ years
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