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Senior Transportation Construction Inspector - City of Bellevue ( Job # 12-0082)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $4,994.85 per month
Maximum Salary: $6,892.25 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Transportation
Closes: September 10, 2014 at 3:05 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


This full-time position performs and/or leads a variety of routine and complex construction inspection activities for Transportation projects and programs, Commercial and Private Development projects, and Private Utility projects. Interprets and enforces compliance with Federal, State and Local Codes and Standards, contractual provisions and proactively problem solves changes in the field.  Standard work hours will be from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday (work hours may change to accommodate work activity).


  • Inspect capital improvement transportation projects, both commercial and developer, and private utility projects for compliance with approved plans, specifications, and contract agreements as well as Federal, State, and City standards.
  • Attend preconstruction and construction phase meetings to explain inspection standards and problems.
  • Prepare daily field reports and written correspondence.
  • Consult with contractors and developers in resolving construction conflicts.
  • Work closely with departments, engineers, and planning staff to ensure system integrity.
  • Maintain project documentation on Microsoft SharePoint system.
  • Prepares monthly progress payments to contractors.



  • Two years college level course work or an equivalent combination of experience and school.



  • Five or more years road transportation, construction, or equivalent inspection experience, and two years college level course work or an equivalent combination of experience and school.
  • Knowledge of construction methods, materials, and contractor practices in the following areas: structural walls, reinforced concrete, asphalt, storm, sewer, water, earthwork, concrete flatwork, landscaping, irrigation, construction scheduling and work sequencing, signalization, illumination, channelization.
  • Current, valid Washington State Driver’s License, and good driving record, and the ability to maintain a good driving record in accordance with City standards.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures, traffic control and safety, and the ability to obtain a certification with the designation of a Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS).
  • Knowledge of erosion control and environmental procedures and practices, and the ability to obtain a certification with the designation of Certified Erosion and Sedimentation Control Lead (CESCL).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to make and defend unpopular decisions and to know when to request assistance.
  • Analytical and detail oriented skills.
  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and confined areas.
  • Ability to work overtime with minimal advance notice.
  • Knowledge and ability to resolve construction conflicts in the field.
  • Ability to work with other City staff, general contractors, and the general public.
  • Both private and public sector experience is preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge of City of Bellevue Construction Documentation is preferred.


Click "Apply Now" to complete the application for this position.  For further information about the job, please contact Carl Haslam at 425.452.6937.  If you need technical assistance with the online application, please contact our IT Help Desk at 425.452.4340. 


Payroll Title: Senior Construction Project Inspector      Position ID #: 1278



Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004