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Transportation Construction Inspector (TCI)

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Full Time
$23.94 - $31.05 Hourly

Transportation Construction Inspector (TCI)

Urban Engineers is seeking qualified individuals in Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Allentown, Scranton, Mechanicsburg, State College, and Williamsport to join the Construction Management Department as Transportation Construction Inspectors (TCI-1, TCI-2, TCI-3) for highway construction projects.


This position will be responsible for –

  • The inspection of highways and bridges and documenting that they are being constructed in conformance with the plans and specifications.
  • Inspecting and documenting the field activities performed by the contractor daily and act as a representative for the client.
  • Communication between the inspection team, contractor, and client is required daily.
  • Other tasks may include but not limited to: Project Site Activity (PSA) reports, electronic tablet and computer usage, processing payments, issuing work authorizations and work orders, and monitoring of the project schedule.


Job Requirements:

Minimum requirement for Transportation Construction Inspector (TCI):

  • Previous experience as a TA on PennDOT projects
    • or (2) two years of transportation highway construction inspection experience
    • or (4) four years’ experience in highway construction
  • and must have (2) two of the following certifications:  NICET (Highway Construction), NECEPT Asphalt, or NECEPT/PennDOT Concrete.

-- A B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or similar can be substituted for experience.

-- A Professional Engineers License (PE) can be substituted for experience.


Additional requirements:

  • PennDOT ECMS v3 and PPCC experience preferred.
  • Basic computer skills to use an electronic tablet and computer for reviewing construction drawings/specifications and completing project documentation are required.
  • Navigate construction sites in different types of terrain and weather conditions.
  • Work hours may include day and/or night shift work, and weekends, based on the type of operation taking place.
  • Communication - Both verbal and writing skills are required.
  • Candidates must also have their own vehicle and have a valid driver’s license.  Candidates will receive mileage reimbursement for duty-related driving.


Pay Rate:  $23.94 - $31.05 / hour

Pay rate depends on TCI experience level.

Incentive:   Sign-on bonus eligible. 

Locations: Warrendale, PA | Erie, PA | Pittsburgh, PA 

This position is not available for remote/virtual work.


Benefits of working at Urban:

  • Medical/Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401K and company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Vacation, Holiday, and Personal Days
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • Certification Bonus


Apply today!

Please include a PDF or Word Document Version of your resume


About Urban:

Our culture is built around our people. Voted a top workplace by our employees, we are committed to advancing careers and providing a foundation for professional growth. Urban offers a wide range of health, welfare and financial benefits to our employees, as well as career development through our own Urban Training Institute, tuition assistance program, and certification incentives.

Founded in 1960, Urban provides services for buildings, ports, transit, railroads, airports, bridges, and highways. We specialize in engineering design, environmental, planning, construction services, and program management. By providing innovation, technical excellence, and on-time performance, we create value for a proud Urban family.


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