Aug 18, 2023

Inspector - CEI Requisition ID: 2150 VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN ARKANSAS & TX

  • Volkert, Inc.
  • Bentonville, AR, US Fayetteville, AR, US Fort Smith, AR, US Little Rock, AR, US Springdale, AR, US Texarkana, AR, US Texarkana, TX, US
Full-Time Construction Defense Design Engineering Environment Program Management

Job Description


Are we the road to your future?


Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + Engineering, Planning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.


We are currently searching for an experienced CEI Inspector to support our West Gulf Region located in Arkansas.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Inspection for compliance with contract documents, standards, and specifications
  • Testing of materials; review of plans; analysis of engineering-related data; and construction survey/layout.
  • Keeping daily diaries on project operations, resolves daily constructability issues and trouble shoots problems to mitigate delays to contractor’s progress
  • Monitors contractor's daily operations and performs and/or reviews test reports to ensure that all work and materials conform to specifications, plans and contractual
     provisions. Also monitors utility relocation efforts by inspecting and tracking relocation work
  • Documenting pay records, performing construction calculation, and computer/iPad entry
  • Anticipates contractual problems and advises supervisor of the need for plan revisions, supplemental agreements, or other contract adjustments to improve safety,
     timely delivery and/or quality of delivered product.
  • Ensures compliance with NC Sedimentation and Pollution Control Act, and that all work performed in permitted areas, is done in accordance with the permits.
  • Effectively communicates and coordinates work with contractors, subcontractors, utility owners, and property owners to minimize delays and disturbances while
     maximizing progress of the projects.
  • Perform acceptance testing of materials in a laboratory environment and inputs test results into various computer data bases.

What you need to have:

  • Associate degree in an applicable area of Engineering Technology, Survey Technology or a related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution is preferred
  • 1+ years of progressive inspection level experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Possess a valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Must be able to perform moderate physical activity including but not limited to walking, climbing, balancing, kneeling, and standing
  • Must be able to lift 70 lbs.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as required
  • Must apply safety philosophy and program to all operations
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    1. Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion
    2. Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    3. Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    4. Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    5. Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

The words from our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert. 


For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”

– Thomas A. Hand, PE, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer


Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.



General-Other: Engineering, Building-Construction Inspection



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