Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • CEI
  • Lynchburg, VA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services (office is in South Boston, VA) is recruiting for Senior Construction Inspectors to inspect all phases of construction on highway construction, bridge and maintenance projects located in Lynchburg, Virginia and surrounding areas.  The Senior Inspector will monitor and perform all types of inspection work on complex and routine highway projects or act as a specialist and advisor to other inspectors on certain phases of work requiring specialized talent and experience.  The Senior Inspector will also assign and assist inspectors in a manner that all phases of work will be given adequate inspection. 


  • Minimum of a High school diploma
  • 6+ years of experience
  • Good communication (written and oral) and math skills (algebra and geometry)
  • Knowledge of roadway, materials, standards and specifications
  • Extensive knowledge of structure and bridge construction and grading experience
  • Working knowledge of state and federal safety, environment, and EEO/DBE guidelines and regulations
  • Ability to read and interpret roadway, bridge and structure plans and contract specifications
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, email and Internet
  • Ability to work independently

To be considered for this position must have most or all of the below certifications:

  • VDOT or NICET Level II Soil and Aggregate Compaction
  • VDOT Asphalt Field Level I & II
  • VDOT or NICET Level II Hydraulic Cement Concrete Field
  • VDOT Pavement Marking
  • VDOT Slurry Surfacing
  • VDOT Surface Treatment
  • VDOT Flagger Certification
  • Virginia DEQ Certification for Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection
  • Virginia DEQ Stormwater Management (Inspector) Certification
  • Nuclear Gauge Safety and Hazmat Training
  • Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control
  • OSHA 10-Hours OSHA Safety Training
  • VDOT Guardrail Certification

Candidates will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including hazards at highway construction sites.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.  Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain and be able to stand up to 12 hours a day on occasion.  Must have the ability to bend, stoop, kneel and twist, use hands to grasp and arms to reach, to raise hands above head, to sit, climb and balance and to work in confined spaces and heights.  Must be able to travel overnight as needed.

Must have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.  Criminal background check will be performed.


Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia.   For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes:  Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.


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