Indianapolis, Indiana

The Construction Inspector will serve as a key member of the firm's growing construction management discipline by working as an employee of the Indianapolis office on inspection projects throughout central Indiana. The successful candidate will perform testing and inspection services on road and bridge projects for INDOT and other clients, as well as inspection for improvements to airport airside and landside projects. Between field assignments, this position may involve design tasks such as constructability reviews of plans for upcoming projects as well as assisting technical staff during plan preparation.

  • Review plans and specifications associated with assigned work on active construction contracts
  • Notify project engineer or project supervisor of apparent constructability issues or errors in plans
  • Oversee daily operations of contractor or subcontractor personnel to ensure that work is being performed in accordance with plans and specifications
  • Answer basic contractor questions about plan and specification requirements
  • Identify contractor means and methods that are inconsistent with plans and specifications, and discuss needed changes with the contractor as well as the project engineer or project supervisor
  • Make measurements and observations of work being performed to ensure accurate quantities are tracked for completed work
  • Prepare detailed field drawings or electronic templates to support the calculations being used to justify the pay quantities
  • Monitor material testing needs, and/or take material tests associated with work being performed including testing concrete for yield, slump, and air content, or testing soils or aggregates for moisture and density
  • Understand and apply testing frequencies for various materials used on the contract to ensure that enough tests are being taken to cover the work performed
  • Electronically document pay quantities, material requirements, and contractor staff in a daily work report such as SiteManager


  • High School Diploma or GED; Associate's Degree in Construction Technology or related field of study is preferred
  • 0-10 years of INDOT construction or related experience
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • INDOT SiteManager certification and experience
  • Possess or be pursing all 6 INDOT Certified Technician credentials
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and conceptual thinking skills
  • Possess strong math skills, including algebra and geometry for determining areas and volumes
  • Willingness to commute to construction projects in varying locations, work in all weather conditions, varying shifts, and weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work independently for periods of time
  • Ability to prioritize project assignments to meet competing deadlines
  • Attention to detail and effective decision making and organizational skills
  • Ability to provide support to local office, as well as availability to occasionally travel to other offices
  • Ability to assist in developing strategic approaches and concepts
  • MicroStation drafting experience is preferred
  • Past project management experience is preferred
  • Past INDOT or Contractor experience is preferred
  • INDOT Final Construction Record (FCR) and Project Closeout experience is preferred
  • ATSSA Worksite Certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of all necessary forms and paperwork required for INDOT work

Indianapolis, Indiana

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.




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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