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Actalent Construction Observer in Urbandale, Iowa


This opportunity is for an individual with Construction Observation or Administration experience to work as a Construction Observer on roadway focused projects for over 3 years in Des Moines. These projects will be for the IDOT, experience inspecting roadway projects including concrete, asphalt, bridge, storm, and sanitary sewer; experience on Federal projects is a plus.

You will oversee and manage the construction administration phase. Directs Construction Administration activities on projects, and monitors projects for construction document compliance. Works with PM to establish project procedures and implement them in the field. Performs observation and materials testing of projects with little supervision. Receives and distributes test reports. Prepares punch list and close-out procedures and performs post-construction services and investigations as needed.

This role will be in central Kansas for the first 3 months to train with senior construction mangers before the Des Moines project starts. They'll be given a work truck and gas card for all of their travel. They'll get the standard Federal Rate Per Diem (roughly $96/day). All hotels will be paid for by the company on the front end while away from home.


DOT, Inspection, construction inspection, construction observation, Project management, dot inspection, civil, transportation, concrete

Top Skills Details:

DOT,Inspection,construction inspection,construction observation

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

2+ years experience in a construction role

ACI Field Concrete certification preferred

Valid Drivers License

Travel is required for first 3 months

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.