Bowman Consulting Group Construction Observer - Golden, CO in Golden, Colorado

Bowman Consulting , located in Golden, CO is looking to hire an experienced Construction Observer to perform construction management services for various municipal, commercial, and private clients.

Our exceptional candidate should possess experience performing materials testing and construction inspections on Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) highway projects. The ideal candidate will possess or will be able to attain minimum training and certification in:

  • Basic Highway Math (CDOT)

  • Basic Construction Surveying (CDOT)

  • Basic Highway Plan Reading (CDOT)

  • Storm Water Management & Control (CDOT)

  • Design & Operation of Work Zone Traffic – Colorado Contractor’s Association (CCA)

The Construction Observer will be assigned tasks and duties to assist the project staff and provide support to the project team by inspecting and documenting the construction activities as assigned. In addition, the following tasks can be expected as specific assignments:

  • Review and understand construction plans and specifications to assure the contractor is contractually compliant

  • Submit daily diary at end of working day accounting for the contractor’s construction activities observed

  • Participate in weekly progress meetings or any other project related meeting as required

  • Secure project documentation from the contractor and file in project records

  • Perform initial, follow-up, and final inspections of work in progress including documentation and measurement for payment

  • Observe and monitor construction activities to ensure compliance with contract plans and specifications

  • Monitor Traffic Control Plan (TCP) and proper installation of traffic control devices per the Method of Handling Traffic (MHT)

  • Assure the contractor is following the Safety Plan and not creating an unsafe work environment

  • Coordinate and monitor materials testing requirements

  • Assist in the correspondence and communications with the contractor, client, local agencies, and the general traveling public

  • Assist with the final As-Constructed Plans and project final documentation

  • Deliver material samples to appropriate designated testing laboratories

  • Perform miscellaneous project & construction related engineering duties as required by the position, the client or their supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 1-3 years’ experience working as a Construction Inspector or Materials Technician

  • Excellent written and oral communications

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Experience using computer software like Microsoft Windows, Excel, & Adobe Acrobat Reader

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Bowman Consulting was established in 1995 and has grown to a nation-wide company offering engineering services to clients throughout the country. Bowman has established two separate offices in Colorado that provide multi-faceted construction process from planning to final closeout and provides horizontal construction management services for public and private clients to support their utility, roadway, infrastructure, and land development needs. Bowman has a strong depth of experience and industry knowledge necessary to represent our clients in all aspects of the construction process. Additional information on Bowman Consulting and the services we provide can be found on our website: http://www.bowmanconsulting.com/


Bowman Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Bowman Consulting Group does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.