Junior Inspector

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct inspection of highway construction contracts; as per MTO Construction Administration Inspection Task Manual (CAITM)
  • Maintain detailed daily diaries of contractor’s work, contract progress and inspection milestones and ensure that the inspection tasks are completed and recorded in a prompt and accurate manner
  • Ensure that the contractor adheres to all contract requirements, as per Contract Administrator’s direction; e.g. legal, environmental, construction standards, protection of wildlife, etc.
  • Conduct sampling of materials for quality assurance purposes
  • Ensure approved construction materials are used and acquired from approved sources and a record is kept of such materials
  • Ensure that the contractor applies the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHIMIS, Environmental Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Waste Management regulations in a manner consistent with the contract
  • Travel and work on contracts throughout Northern Ontario


  • Must be certified by OACETT and possess the Road Construction Junior Inspector (rcji) designation for Junior Inspector or Engineering-in-Training (EIT) registered with PEO
  • May have some experience inspecting highway construction projects or similar type of work pertaining to road construction (minimum 1-3 projects completed or 1-3 years of general construction experience)
  • May have sound knowledge of design standards, specifications, and materials associated with construction, Laws and Regulations including Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety requirements and their application in construction contracts
  • May be familiar with MTO contract documents, specifications, standards, manufacturer’s material specifications, C.S.A. standards and special provisions
  • Excellent computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications