CEI Senior Bridge Inspector

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Basic Job Info

Experience Required
At least 5 year(s)
Degree Required
High School
Begin Date
End Date
Base Pay
Employment Type
Manages Others
Relocation Covered

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: The CEI Senior Bridge Inspector performs quality assurance assessments to ensure that construction matches the contracted services. The CEI Senior Bridge Inspector may lead a team of inspectors on large projects. Under the supervision and direction of the CEI Senior Project Engineer or CEI Project Administrator/Project Engineer, the duties of this position include verifying construction and completing work in accordance with the construction Contract documents. The CEI Senior Bridge Inspector provides surveillance of the Contractor's Quality Control activities at the project site. Duties also include maintaining a daily log of construction and inspection activities and comparing progress reports. This position frequently works with little direct supervision.


Job Requirements


  • Perform complex technical assignments in field surveying and construction layout.
  • Make and check engineering computations.
  • Observe and document construction work.
  • Conduct field tests.
  • Coordinate activities of CEI Inspectors and CEI Inspector’s Aides.
  • Confer with CEI Project Administrator/CEI Project Engineer to determine project details, such as plan preparation, acceptance testing, and field conditions evaluation.
  • Confer with CEI Project Administrator/CEI Project Engineer to ensure that production and staff problems are resolved.
  • Examine work progress, equipment, and construction sites to compare actual activities to specifications.
  • Estimate job requirements.
  • Provide advice on technical construction matters to client, Contractor, CEI Inspectors, and CEI Project Administrator/Project Engineer.
  • Plan and conduct field surveys to detail project sites and confirm existing conditions.
  • Perform quality assurance assessments – assessing the actual to contracted service, materials, and construction.
  • Act as a liaison between Company staff, client, and Contractors.
  • Inspect, sample, and test materials entering into the work in accordance with the plans, specifications, and special provisions for the construction Contract to determine that projects are constructed in reasonable conformity with such documents.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Communicate with Company staff frequently using email and telephone. 


  • Complete a detailed daily log of construction and inspection activities.
  • Maintain a safe work environment.


Education:       High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience:     5 years of experience in general bridge construction of which 2 years shall have been in Complex Category Two (CC2) bridge construction project(s) and at least 1 year supervising a minimum of two inspectors with direct responsibility for all inspection requirements related to the project.

                           CC2 Bridge Structures: Bridge structures that are complex and require advanced designs and construction engineering and inspection. The following structures are classified as CC2 bridge structures:

  • Concrete Post-Tensioned Segmental Box Girder (CPTS)
  • Concrete Post-Tensioned Continuous Beam (CPTCB)
  • Movable Bridges (MB)
  • Post-tensioned Substructures (PTS)

Qualifications: As stipulated by Client and may include:

  • CTQP Concrete Field Inspector Level I
  • CTQP Concrete Field Inspector Level II (Bridges)
  • CTQP Asphalt Roadway Level I
  • CTQP Asphalt Roadway Level II
  • CTQP Earthwork Construction Inspection Level I
  • CTQP Earthwork Construction Inspection Level II
  • CTQP Pile Driving Inspection
  • CTQP Drilled Shaft Inspection (required for inspection of all drilled shafts including miscellaneous structures such as sign structures, lighting structures, and traffic signal structures)
  • CTQP Grouting Technician Level I
  • CTQP Post-tensioning Technician Level I
  • IMSA Traffic Signal Technician Level 1
  • FDOT Intermediate MOT
  • CTQP Final Estimates Level I

Certifications:  Nuclear Radiation Safety

                           SSPC Course: C-3 (Steel Bridges)

                           AWS Certified Welding Inspector (Steel Bridges)

                          Florida Stormwater, Erosion and Sedimentation Control Training and Certification Program for Inspectors and Contractors

Other:               Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable MVR

     FDOT Critical Structures Construction Issues self-study course (bridges)

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: Devote rigorous attention to detail and exercise excellent deductive reasoning. Use mathematical methods to identify and analyze problems. Regularly stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects, and lift up to 100 pounds. Will occasionally be required to climb or balance and will frequently be required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. Have the dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer components. Have close and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Potential physical activities may include but not be limited to climbing bridge elements and/or scaffolding, working above and around water, moving and using nuclear density gauges, obtaining/moving soil samples, obtaining/moving concrete samples, digging holes to verify depths of material layers, and conducting all associated material tests.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work predominately outdoors in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Perform under the pressure of unpredictable, stressful, and demanding work. May be required to work extended and/or weekend hours.

Will be required to perform field work in cold, hot, and extremely humid weather conditions that involves visiting facilities, roadways, bridges, barges, construction sites, and remote areas. Must be aware of surroundings and use good judgment to avoid hazards such as wildlife, insects, and reptiles. May be exposed to traffic, heavy equipment, and moving mechanical parts and will be required to wear personal protective equipment during field activities. Must meet Company safety requirements/policies and all other applicable safety regulations/polices (OSHA, NIOSH, FDOT, etc.) during job activities. 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/AA/DFWP

JEA Construction Engineering Services, Inc. will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.

As a condition of employment with JEA Construction Engineering Services, Inc. any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle report.

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