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Bridge Inspector – Entry Level

By June 22, 2022
  • Full Time
  • New Bern, NC
  • Applications have closed

NC Department of Transportation

How to Apply
You must apply online at https://bit.ly/3bjUyWU by July 1, 2022 at Midnight EST to be considered.

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The Challenge
We are looking for an experienced bridge inspector to be our team leader of a 2-man bridge safety inspection team to inspect all types of highway structures, including bridges, culverts, large pipes and walkways, and measurement of sign clearances.

In this role you will

  • Take precise measurements on structures to detect any movement, deterioration, and/or damage to structural members.
  • Document deficiencies.
  • Write detailed structure inspection reports documenting all findings necessary for use in our asset management program that includes determining structural integrity and safety of State highway structures.
  • Assist our Team Leader performing in-depth inspections on bridges, light standards, culverts, pipes, sign supports & overhead walkways, and preparing reports detailing conditions found during the inspections. ¬†These reports are used in an evaluation process to determine structural integrity and capability to support loads imposed on them by the traveling public and/or natural forces.
  • Train new inspectors.
  • Schedule and plan team activities in conformance with bridge priorities.

What You Bring

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience with structure plan reading.
  • Experience with bridge inspection equipment, i.e. Hydra Platforms, Man Lifts, Snooper Trucks or Boats.
  • Skills using digital cameras, tape measures, hammers, and ladders.
  • Drafting, sketching, and report writing skills.
  • Ability to drive a state vehicle and/or drive alone.
  • Able to work in hazardous conditions, such as in traffic congestion, on slopes, climbing high steel, working in confined areas, working above water, or a snooper crane at considerable heights.
  • Ability to work outdoors at considerable heights and slopes with possible exposure to snakes, spiders, insects, and poisonous plants.

Education & Experience

  • Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology; or
  • High school/GED diploma, and
  • 2+ years experience in the inspection, construction, design or maintenance of major steel or concrete bridges or other structures;
  • An equivalent combination of training and directly related experience.

Management Prefers

  • Candidates with bridge safety inspection experience.

Questions?
Call me: Kristy Lacayo at 919-707-6404.

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