Public Works Inspector

Onward Engineering is currently looking for an experienced Public Works Construction Inspector to staff existing and upcoming public works inspection positions with clients in Southern California. Candidate will be expected to act as the construction inspector on a variety of public works projects including roadway, freeway, waterline system, sewer line system, and storm drain system projects for public agencies. The candidate must be able to coordinate the work of the Contractor, and act as the field representative for the City.


  • Drafting production and coordination
  • Ensure work done by the Contractor is in compliance with contract documents
  • Coordinate inspections with OE personnel and appropriate client departments
  • Verify that materials are in accordance with contract documents
  • Ensure compliance with applicable safety regulations
  • Insure proper placement and maintenance of signs, barricades and warning devices
  • Sampling and performing field tests for quality assurance
  • Generate and file necessary documents pertaining to construction progress including:
    • Daily Reports
    • Weekly Statement of Working Days
    • Monthly pay estimates and job expenditures
  • Stipulate corrections and repairs necessary before final acceptance is made
  • Assist in preparation of final as-built plans and reports


  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a public works inspector
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • QSP/QSD Certification (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Caltrans Specifications (preferred)

This successful candidate will be responsible for providing inspection services during construction. To be successful in this role, you must possess great people skills and a willingness to work as a team. We look forward to adding talent to our world-class team. Our company provides an excellent opportunity for personal growth. Onward Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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