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Inspector in Bellevue, WA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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    Bellevue, WA
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Job Description


For over 20 years, KBA has successfully managed public and private construction projects, earning the trust and respect of clients throughout our community. It s what we do. No one does it better. KBA is small enough to be flexible and responsive, yet big enough to manage large and complex projects. KBA staff includes highly qualified Project Managers, Resident Engineers, Construction Managers, Project Administrators, and Inspectors. Our Project Specialists contribute in the areas of project controls, cost, schedule, contracts, and permitting, among others. Our staff is unique in that most have worked in multiple segments of the industry, including representing the Engineer, Contractor, and/or Owner. This provides a solid foundation of experiences and contributes to a balanced understanding of project issues.

KBA, Inc. has worked on over $5 billion of some of the area s most technically challenging and complex construction projects:

Roads Bridges & HighwaysTransit

Water & WastewaterBuildingsLand DevelopmentPort Facilities

We are looking for our next Inspector to bring their knowledge and experience to develop creative solutions which help our clients make SMART & STRATEGIC decisions to complete successful projects. The ability to anticipate and solve problems with nearly obsessive attention to detail pretty much sums up the KBA difference. Our people know that managing projects efficiently and effectively produces success. And working collaboratively to do so makes the success truly rewarding.


KBA is interested in CM professionals with heavy civil project experience such as bridge, transit, water/wastewater and/or rail. A background of working directly with clients in a consultant role is highly desirable.


  • High School degree and 4-8 years of relevant and progressive work experience, specialized training courses and certificates required. A.A. or certificate in Civil Engineering Technology or Construction Management desired. APWA CPII and CPESC certification preferred.
  • Ability to perform mathematics sufficient for volumetric calculation and basic surveying is required.
  • Understanding of construction methods, including standards, equipment, methods, and safety considerations required.
  • Knowledge of WSDOT Standard Specifications, knowledge and experience working with Materials Section of the WSDOT Construction Manual preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating so that you get along with clients, contractors, co-workers, and management.
  • Experience with computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word and SharePoint and mobile devices such as iPads preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required, including the ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating so that you get along with clients, contractors, co-workers, and management.
  • A valid driver's license and a good driving record are required.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, such as boxes of records, is required.
  • Ability to sit at a workstation and perform data entry is required.
  • Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs and ladders, and navigate uneven terrain throughout construction worksites for up to 10 hours a day is required.

Project Responsibilities Include:

  • Quality and Conformance
  • Documentation of Work in Progress
  • Issue Resolution
  • Project Coordination
  • Night work may be required

KBA offers an excellent benefits package that includes health insurance, 401K Plan, holidays, paid time off (PTO) and more. KBA supports professional development. We work hard, and we have fun.

KBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a work environment that is free of discrimination and unlawful harassment and full of opportunity for all with a workforce that reflects the region s diversity. KBA does not discriminate against disabled applicants and employees who will be afforded reasonable accommodation.