Grade Inspector

· Juneau, Alaska
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $30-$50/Hour DOE

Recruiting for: Grade Inspector
Location: Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Kake, Aleutian Islands, and elsewhere in Alaska
Position Description:
The Grade Inspector reports directly to the Project Engineer and is responsible for ensuring all construction conforms to project plans and specifications. He or she will communicate regularly with the Contractor’s foreman to remain apprised of all construction activities, and will be responsible for inspecting excavation and fill operations, the placement of forms for concrete, concrete mixing and pouring, asphalt paving, grading operations, utility removal/installation, and other activities. The Grade Inspector will also handle the measurement and tracking of pay item quantities, preparation of source documents, and maintenance of Inspector Daily Reports to reflect construction progress. The Grade Inspector will often work without direct oversight for extended periods and must be comfortable working on remote project sites that may require travel by boat, aircraft, or off-road vehicle.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least two seasons of experience in construction inspection, materials testing, construction surveying, or equivalent. In lieu of two seasons of experience, formal education in construction management, construction technologies or engineering may be considered.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Provide three professional or personal references.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience working on airport, highway, bridge, and/or marine projects.
  • Experience working for or on behalf of state and federal government agencies.
  • AK-CESCL or equivalent erosion and sediment control certification/experience.
  • WAQTC or equivalent materials sampling and testing certification/experience- Nuclear density gauge certification and experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Hourly wage DOE, overtime-eligible
  • 401K Retirement Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Lodging, per diem, travel reimbursement for work assignments outside of the home city
  • Eligible for annual performance bonus

Contract Length:

  • Varies

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $30.00 - $50.00 per hour

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $30-$50/Hour DOE