Jacobs Utility Inspector II in Atlanta, Georgia

Utility Inspector II


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

This is advanced journey level technical work supporting higher level technicians and engineers in functional areas such as construction utility inspection and surveying; scheduling and status; roadway design; traffic signal equipment; traffic signalization and geometries; materials sampling; inspection and testing.

  • Work usually involves a significant amount of decision making and use of judgment, and may include providing work directions to others.

  • Employees may perform independent complex inspections of utility work, roadways and structure construction processes and materials to assure compliance with the construction contract, utility and construction plans, reimbursable utility agreement, utility permit, and utility schedule.

  • Employees may perform moderately complex inspections or supervise other inspectors conducting routine and standardized inspections.

  • Work may include inspecting and documenting utility relocation, removal, and adjustment work, asphalt and concrete work; roadways, structures, and other related work for conformance to plans, manuals, specifications, and permits; structural materials and members; placement of culverts and pole structures; structural operations such as foundation excavation; placement of piling, reinforcing and structural steel, concrete and backfill; and traffic control and erosion control devices.

  • Employees may also perform the more complex variety of calculations and computations.

  • Employees may perform contract documentation duties, which may include field measurements of pay items as well as other Department required documentation.

  • Work may include other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering from a four-year college; or

  • Degree in Civil Engineering Technology and two (2) years of progressive transportation technical experience; or

  • Degree from a two-year technical college with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology and five (5) years of progressive transportation technical experience; or

  • High school diploma and seven (7) years of progressive transportation technician experience as an employee or consultant for a State Highway Agency; or an equivalent combination of training and directly related experience.

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Req ID: BIA0000VL