• Santa Ana, CA, USA
  • Prevailing Wage
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Prevailing wage, generous PTO, Comprehensive medical benefits (employer paid), Employee Ownership & 401K

Psomas is a 100% employee-owned, award-winning consulting firm specializing in construction management, engineering, environment, surveying and geospatial. We're 600 employees strong with a rich 75-year legacy, and we're expanding our footprint for exciting growth -- which means plenty of opportunity and the added values of agility and flexibility that you can only get with a midsize firm.

Use your talents and passions to improve the environment for all humankind. We believe that Psomas is more than a company -- it's a place where each person becomes part of a team and has the opportunity to work on projects that make a difference. Psomas is a place where you can build a career -- from your first job through retirement and all stages in between. We foster collaboration, teamwork, and professional development at every level. 

Your Role:

As a Construction Inspector, you will utilize your expertise to observe and document the construction of various roadway, highway and other transportation projects while adhering to safety practices, understanding client goals, establishing effective client relationships, and helping develop others on the team.


  • Provide daily site inspections to verify compliance with approved plans, specifications, and codes
  • Coordinate activities with clients/owners, consultants, contractors, designers, and regulatory agencies
  • Prepare daily reports
  • Review the Contractor's schedule progress
  • Labor compliance
  • Coordinate 3rd-party special material testing inspections
  • Review and provide input on potential change order issues
  • Maintain project records and manage project photographic records
  • Verification of field surveys

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Prefer Certification as Engineer-in Training in California
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in roadway construction inspection of highways or related public works projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Experience with Caltrans standards, specification, and Construction Manual

Why Psomas

With a people-first philosophy, we continue to embrace initiatives for a forward-thinking, modern day workplace. From bright, flexible office spaces to diversity and inclusion efforts, Psomas is a company that leads with intention and embodies a set of core values. We offer competitive compensation and benefits including:

  • Strong pay + bonus programs
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Health, Dental & Vision (through Kaiser, Cigna and VSP) + FSA, Life Insurance, Long/Short Term Disability
  • Psomas Pshares retirement + 401(k) plans
  • Hybrid + flexible work schedules
  • Work + life balance with paid holidays + PTO
  • Subsidized Public Transportation and Parking Program
  • Mentoring, tuition reimbursement + career development
  • Psomas perk events, activities, celebrations, swag + more!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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