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Associate Construction Observer, Kansas

Kirkham Michael Cheney, KS
Assistant Construction Observer

Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers is a growing company in need of an energetic and knowledgeable individual to fill our full-time Assistant Construction Observer position. This position may be located in either our Ellsworth or Cheney, Kansas Office.      


Primary Function:   


Observes highway construction work in progress to ensure conformance with plans and specifications. Examines workmanship of finished installations for conformity to standards. Maintains daily report of construction inspection activities. Prepares sketches of construction installations that deviate from plans and incorporates changes into master plans. Inspects equipment operation and material on the job site. Interprets specifications as related to materials and workmanship. Assumes responsibility of administering portions of the contract, which includes preparing change orders and pay requests.    


Receives supervision from senior-level Construction Services staff/engineer.    




No experience required but construction related experience and possession of KDOT Inspection Training Certification are a plus. Starting pay will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  


 • Basic math skills.  

 • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.   


May require week long overnight travel during the work week for this position.    


Kirkham Michael offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, a flex spending plan, an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), 401k plan and professional development opportunities (tuition reimbursement / professional memberships).    


For more information or to apply, please see our website at    


Kirkham Michael is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules or regulations. 

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted September 13, 2023
Date Closes October 28, 2023
Start Date Immediately
Located In Cheney, KS
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 17-2051.00 Civil Engineers
Zipcode 67439
Name Rose Hauge
Address 12700 West Dodge Road
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68154
Phone 402-255-3807

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