Highway Construction Inspector

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
$19.89-$25.00 Hourly
Jun 11, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

This position exists to perform construction field inspection and materials testing; assist in the preparation of project development related documents, layouts and construction plans for design; and assist in the maintenance and operation of snow and ice control.

Function:  Design

*     Performs basic/routine technical computer-aided drafting and designing (CADD) in accordance with CADD data standards to meet deadlines.

*     Assists design leader in preparing plans in accordance with MnDOT standards so that plans are delivered in a timely manner.

Function:  Contract Administration

*     Obtains representative samples of bituminous, concrete, aggregate, grading and base materials and performs appropriate tests to ensure quality assurance.

*     Performs the construction materials acceptance tests (such as gradations, density, air, beam, cylinder and slump) in the field as required to ensure quality of materials.

*     Reads and interprets plans and specifications to ensure contractor compliance.

Function:  Snow and Ice

*     Maintains roadways for snow and ice control: removes snow from roadways and shoulders; opens and widens roadways of large accumulations of snow; removes snow from rights of way or yards; applies anti-icing and de-icing chemicals on stretches of highway under slippery conditions; removes frozen ice and material from culverts; and performs night or dawn patrols.



  1. Go to www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/
  2. Click “External Applicants”.
  3. On the Job Search, enter the Job Opening ID 33342 in the Keywords search box and click Search. 
  4. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
  5. Click Apply.