CEI Senior Inspector


Sarasota, FL •  Tampa (Temple Terrace), FL • 


Construction Services (CEI)



Purpose & Need

PGA is building a CEI team to expand our award-winning services to our clients. We’re seeking self-starters who want to be a part of the foundation of one of our newest groups. As one of Florida’s fastest-growing firms, we have endless opportunities for growth. Since CEI is naturally a discipline with multiple assignments going on at once, the ideal candidate should embrace this fast-moving environment and be excited to grow our reputation with existing or new clients. This position may require work assignments beyond the local area and may support more than one project in remote field offices. One of PGA’s highest values is the satisfaction of our employees. We give back to our employees by providing competitive benefits, including covering 100% of the premium for a base insurance plan. If you are an individual that values personal development in a cohesive team environment, PGA is the place for you!

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for preforming highly complex technical assignments including field surveying, construction layout, making and checking engineering computations, inspecting construction work, and conducting field test under the general supervision of the Senior Project Engineer (SPE) and/or Project Administrator (PA).
  • Review and understand contract documents including plans, specifications, design standards, technical special provisions, and other contract documents.
  • Monitor contractor’s on-site construction activities and materials entering the work site to determine that projects are constructed in reasonable conformance with the client’s construction contract.
  • Monitor and inspect for compliance the contractor’s work zone temporary traffic control as well as the erosion control devices for the stormwater pollution prevention plan.
  • Perform construction administration duties related to a Sr Inspector to document the contractor’s daily operations per FDOT’s Construction Project Administration Manual, other industry standards and the PA.
  • As needed, interprets contract plans and specifications in a fair and impartial manner.
  • Supervise, cooperate, mentor and train junior level staff.
  • Cooperate and assist the contractor, as needed, to facilitate the construction process and deliver a quality product in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as required by your direct report.

What You’ll Need

  • High school graduate or equivalent, plus four (4) years’ experience in construction inspection, two (2) years of which shall have been in bridge and/or roadway CEI, OR an Engineer Intern with a Civil Engineering degree (requires certificate) with one (1) year FDOT CEI experience on road and bridge projects. A valid Florida Driver’s License is required.

What You’ll Bring

  • Certification and CTOP Qualification (Required)
  • FDOT Intermediate MOT; Nuclear Radiation Safety Certification; CTQP Concrete Field Technician Level I; CTQP Asphalt Roadway Level I and II; CTQP Earthwork Construction Inspection Level I and II; CTQP Final Estimates Level I and II; Florida Stormwater, Erosion, and Sedimentation Control Training and Certification Program for Inspectors and Contractors.
  • Certification and CTOP Qualification (Desired)
  • CTQP Concrete Field Inspector Level II (Bridges); CTQP Pile Driving Inspection; CTQP Drilled Shaft Inspection (required for inspection of all drilled shafts including; miscellaneous structures such as sign structures, lighting structures, and traffic signal structures); CTQP Grouting Technician Level I; CTQP Post-Tensioning Technician Level I; IMSA Traffic Signal Inspector Level I; Complete the Critical Structures Construction Issues, Self-Study Course, and submit the mandatory Certification of Course Completion form (for structures projects)

Working Conditions

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job including working on a computer, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods at a desk; use hands, handle, or feel, talk, and hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
  • The employee must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Open Position