Skillbridge Internship - Construction Inspector
PortlandOregon Contract/CTH Apr 19, 2023

Do you like the working in the trades? Do you like making sure work is done to specification?

We have Skillbridge internships where you can learn how to be a Construction Inspector. This internship is ~90-120 days [some flexibility on internship duration] and previous experience or knowledge are not necessary.

This position will provide on-site construction inspection and documentation for transportation projects, including observation of construction activities for compliance with plans and specifications, preparation of required contract documentation, and following prescribed Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures, as well as providing assistance and support for design projects.


What You'll Do

  • Inspect, observe and document project is constructed in accordance with contract documents
  • Maintain accurate daily record of the work (labor, equipment, materials, and quantities)
  • Communicate with the Construction Manager, Project Engineer, or other field engineering staff
  • Assist in developing design projects for construction
  • Calculate quantities and produce sketches in excel, CADD, or by hand


Who You Are

  • MUST be Active Duty Military within 180 days of EAS/ETS
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with clients, contractors, the public as well as peers
  • Effectively multitask and prioritize and track construction issues through to completion
  • Proficiency in basic math as well as basic computer
  • Ability to obtain ODOT inspector certifications within 12 months by taking training classes
  • Adept at communicating, both written and verbally
  • Eager to learn with a strong work ethic and accountability
  • Not required, but a plus for experience with construction or inspection/QA/QC in any field


Why Work Here

  • Learn a new skill or enhance your current skills with training by the best engineering consulting firm in the Pacific NW
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals
  • At the end of the internship, if you are converted to a full-time employee, you will receive the following benefits
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
    • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
    • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
    • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
    • Holistic Wellbeing Program


Locations: Portland, OR or Salem, OR