Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

WHO WE ARE

Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit https://mbakerintl.com/.

CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE
Michael Baker International’s Construction Services staff supports clients by acting as their trusted on-site agent through all phases of construction, from pre-design to close-out, by providing qualified construction managers, inspectors, constructability reviewers, schedulers, estimators and safety experts. As new technologies evolve throughout the construction industry, innovative ideas are required to maintain and deliver successful construction projects.
DESCRIPTION
As a part of our Construction Inspection Team, the Transportation Construction Inspector Supervisor will help ensure the construction of highways and bridges is performed according to the plans and specifications. You will build and maintain relationships with the client managers. You will act as an agent of the client in dealing with contractors. You will be responsible to inspect contractor field activities and document the activities performed for the construction of highway and bridge projects primarily for PennDOT. Duties include enforcing contract requirements, supervising inspection staff, attend project progress meetings, daily documenting construction activities, processing payments and work orders.
  • The majority of your day would be spent working in the field on a construction site.
  • You will monitor contractor’s activities and document performance on a Project Site Activity (PSA) report.
  • You will prepare estimates for payment to contractors.
  • You will prepare work order authorizations to increase or decrease construction items.
  • You will coordinate activities with the contractor.
  • You will use a tablet computer to enter documentation and for project references such as plans, specifications and construction standards.
  • You will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping to build the highway system in your area.
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • You will need a High School Diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license and personal transportation.
  • You must meet PennDOT's Minimum Experience and Training requirements. Classification level is based on years of construction related experience and number of certifications obtained.
  • 3-5 years related experience.
  • 5 or more years of construction inspection activities is preferred. However, a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering Degree or closely related engineering field may be substituted for four (4) years of experience, or Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
  • You will need basic computer skills to use a tablet computer to document the daily activities.
  • English language skills, written and verbal, are required in this role.
  • You will need to be able to traverse construction sites and be outdoors in various climates.
  • Work hours vary from daylight to night work based on contractor operations. Overtime is often required.
  • You will need the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and the ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • You will need the ability to provide oral direction to subordinates.
  • It would be a plus if you had the following certifications: NICET Highway Construction Level 2 or higher; PennDOT Concrete Field Technician; or NECEPT Bituminous Pavement Field Technician; and ECMS & CDS V3 experience.

MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENT

Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, security management, systems integration and intelligence solutions. Our clients include federal, state, and municipal governments; foreign allied governments; and a wide range of private development and other commercial partners.

 

When Michael Baker Jr. first established his engineering firm in 1940, he envisioned a company that would serve as a property surveyor or designer of roads, bridges, buildings and sewage systems, and also as a trusted, long-term partner with local communities and distant nations. His employees strove to transform communities, companies, states and even nations, adopting dual roles as both caring neighbors and innovative nation builders. Baker instilled in his employees the drive to deliver improved quality of life and the desire to make a difference.

 

Baker built a lasting legacy that today forms the foundation on which we continue to serve and grow. Today, we continue to leverage our collective expertise and experience to make the communities we serve better. We strive to make them safer, more accessible, more environmentally sustainable and more livable. We facilitate their transformation supported by differentiating innovation, technologies and dedicated employees. We are change agents, leading our partners around the world into the future.

 

Our greatest differentiator, though, is our employees who demonstrate a world-class ability to solve complex problems. That’s why we engage our people, educate and train them, develop their careers, and invest in their futures. We give them opportunities around the world to exercise and expand their skills and expertise. We reward innovation and collaboration that lead to the best solutions for our clients. As a company, We Make a Difference.

 

To most effectively serve our clients, Michael Baker International is organized into three distinct business units: Engineering & Consulting; Sallyport Global Holdings; and SC3, which are described below.

 

ENGINEERING, PLANNING AND CONSULTING

 

The Engineering, Planning and Consulting business unit encompasses the complete life-cycle of planning, environmental assessment, engineering design, construction management, and facilities maintenance for projects in more than 38 countries on five continents. We provide a full continuum of solutions for a broad range of markets, including highways, bridges, airports, rail and mass transit systems, domestic and overseas government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, energy infrastructure and urban planning and development.

 

Professional Services – As part of Engineering, Planning and Consulting, this business unit provides high-value, differentiated engineering and professional services around the globe, including specialized construction services, cost management support and engineering support.

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