Construction Inspector
Boise, ID 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

David Evans and Associates, Inc. is looking to add an entry level Construction Inspector to our Transportation group based in our Boise, ID office. This position will provide on-site construction inspection and applicable documentation for transportation projects. This includes observation of construction work activities for compliance with plans and specifications, preparation of required contract documentation, and following prescribed Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures. Ideal candidate will also be able to assist design services groups as well, providing assistance and support for our Roads & Highway, Bridge, Smart Mobility, and Hydraulics groups.


  • Perform technical calculations and related work in the field or office.
  • 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, Lead Inspector, or other field engineering staff.
  • Assist in developing design projects for construction.
  • Calculating quantities and producing sketches in excel, CADD, or by hand.
  • Assisting in assessment of existing curb ramps for future construction projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Basic computer skills in word and excel
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with client representatives, contractors, the public, as well as peers and subordinates
  • Excellent skills in working independently and in a team environment, as well as, asking appropriate questions
  • Effectively multitask and prioritize and track construction issues through to completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High school diploma
  • Proficiency in basic math skills
  • Ability to obtain ITD inspector certifications within 6 months
  • Ability to obtain WAQTC certifications within 6 months
  • Good Driving Record

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in reviewing and understanding plans and specifications
  • Knowledge of the practices used, and the equipment required on construction projects
  • AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience


  • 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 with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals

Transportation Jobs with DEA

The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today's transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow's growth. Our Transportation Business Unit focuses on four markets; Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, and Construction Engineering.

DEA Inc. is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
0 to 1 year
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