CEI Roadway/Bridge Inspector II

US-NC-Charlotte | US-NC-Castle Hayne
HNTB Job Title
Inspector II
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Construction Services/Estimators

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB! HNTB Corporation is currently seeking a CEI Roadway/Bridge Inspector II to join our Construction, Engineering, and Inspection (CEI) Department in Charlotte, NC.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing daily inspection of multiple, routine activities within a given discipline/trade performed by contractor in order to monitor the project’s compliance with plans, specifications, and other contract provisions. Maintains daily logs of inspection work which is assigned and reviews discrepancies or changes with Field Engineer. Work is generally limited to smaller, standard, less complex projects.

Essential Responsibility

  • Monitors work of Contractor.
  • Reads and comprehends contract documents.
  • Keeps Inspector's Daily Report of assigned work activities.
  • Produces As-Constructed sketches as required.
  • Performs on-site material testing.
  • Performs measurements of completed work to date.
  • Performs standard mathematical calculations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

- Provide inspection and testing services on roadway and/or bridge construction projects. 
- Prepare reports to document construction progress, inspection and testing results.
- Prepare necessary records and measure field quantities, conduct field tests and other tests that may be required to determine contractor’s compliance with contract specifications.

Basic Qualification

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
1 year construction related experience
All required jurisdictional certificates and state requirements

Preferred Qualification/Skills

- Licensed to drive and possess a record of safe driving required
- Must have at least 1 of the following NCDOT certifications or other current DOT certifications:
- Concrete Field Technician
- Conventional Density
- Level II Erosion & Sediment Control/Stormwater
- QMS Roadway Technician
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering OR Degree in Civil Engineering Technology plus 2 years of CEI experience OR High School Diploma plus 4 years of CEI
- Experience maintaining detailed records and performing required materials testing
- Experience communicating effectively with agency and contractor personnel and the general public  
- Must have working knowledge of computers, software programs, and field inspection equipment
- Must have experience in the inspection of asphalt, concrete, earthwork, and/or structures
- Working knowledge of NCDOT construction methods, materials, standards and specifications

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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