Wallis Engineering is seeking a construction inspector with experience in municipal infrastructure projects, including pipelines and streets. The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 10 years of inspection experience with a full array of municipal construction management, and/or inspection services. Strong verbal and written communication skills and proficiency with computers is required. This position is part time and hours are based on project needs.

What you’ll be doing

    • Perform physical on-site observation and inspection of construction projects.
    • Ensure compliance with applicable contract plans and specifications as well as applicable codes and regulations.
    • Review and interpret plans, blueprints, site layouts, specification or construction methods to ensure compliance with legal requirements and safety regulations.
    • Review and interpret plans, specifications, or construction methods to ensure compliance with legal and safety requirements.
    • Measure dimensions and verify level, alignment, or elevation of structures or fixtures to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, and codes.
    • Identify contract change orders and assist in their preparation and implementation.
    • Maintain daily logs and supplement inspection records with photographs.
    • Routinely convey verbally and in writing corrective measures needed and/or interpretations of plans or change orders to clients and other constituents.
    • Use sound judgment to elevate or gain additional information before responding to issues, concerns or questions.
    • Ensure communications are delivered constructively, guided by knowledge of the impact on clients and maintenance of a positive image and reputation of the company.

Compensation Range:

$35-$60 Depending on experience and benefits


Our generous benefits package focuses on our team’s wellness as well as work life balance. In addition, the professional growth of our engineering staff is important to us – we rely upon a very unique and highly effective professional development program to help our employees grow professionally and foster our firm’s culture of production-focused teamwork.


About Us:

Wallis Engineering is a public works civil engineering consulting engineering firm established in 1984, with offices in downtown Vancouver and Oregon City. Our business purpose: to provide civil engineering services that help our public agency clients deliver successful public infrastructure projects, leveraging our teamwork focus, our production ability, and our construction expertise.

As a business, we are focused on maintaining our firm’s culture of teamwork and collaboration. Wallis has a long history of helping our staff grow and thrive. We have a strong professional development program, administered by our Professional Development Manager, to help each of our employees with customized training and coaching.

Wallis is committed to a positive work/life balance for all of our employees. Our salaries are competitive, we profit-share, and our benefits package includes medical/dental, 401(k) retirement plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, paid volunteering time, and gym subsidies.


How to Apply:

If you are looking for an opportunity to use your inspection talents in collaboration with our team, please submit a cover letter and resume to recruiting@walliseng.net with “Construction Inspector” in the subject line.

If you have any questions about the position or our firm, please call us at (360) 695-7041, or visit our website at www.walliseng.net.

Wallis Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Part-time