Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Michael Baker International is seeking a Transportation Construction Inspector Supervisor to join the team based in our Harrisburg, PA office. This is a field position that will work primarily at a construction site in either PennDOT Districts 2, 3, 4 or 8. As part of our Construction Inspection team, the successful candidate will help ensure the construction of highways and bridges is performed according to plans and specifications. They will build and maintain relationships with the client managers and will act as an agent of the client in dealing with contractors and vendors. They 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, attending project progress meetings, daily documenting construction activities, processing payments and work orders.

  • Position will mainly be spent working in the field on a construction site
  • Monitor contractor activities and document performance on a Project Site Activity (PSA) report
  • Prepare estimates for payment to contractors
  • Prepare work order authorizations to increase or decrease construction items
  • Coordinate activities with the contractor
  • Use a tablet computer to enter documentation and for project references such as plans, specifications, and construction standards

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver's license and reliable personal transportation
  • 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 of related experience
  • 5 or more years of construction inspection activities is preferred; Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering field may be substituted for four (4) years of experience; Associate's Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience
  • Basic computer skills to use a tablet to document the daily activities
  • Strong English language skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to traverse construction sites and be outdoors in various climates
  • Work hours vary from daylight to night work based upon contractor operations; overtime is often required
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications
  • NICET Level III Certification (or higher) in Heavy Highway Construction, PennDOT Concrete Technician Certification, NECEPT Field Technician Certification
  • ACI Field Technician Certification, CDS NeXtGen Certification, ECMS Wave 5 training, Materials Testing or Bridge Condition Inspection, and Troxler Nuclear Gauge Certification are desirable

The salary range for this position is $26.15 / Hour - $63.83 / Hour. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life, AD&D, short-term, and long-term disability
  • Professional and personal development
  • Generous paid time off
  • Commuter and wellness benefits

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.




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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