Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector

Power Consulting Associates (PCA), a 100% employee-owned, Nashville based construction oversight, engineering, and consulting firm specializing in the power industry is seeking an experienced Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector for part-time work in the eastern part of North Carolina.

PURPOSE: Perform erosion and sediment control inspection on active construction projects. Expectations include environmental inspection on all stages of construction of transmission and distribution lines and substations, preparation of reports on inspection findings, coordination of construction activities related to environmental scope, review of safety measures as well as demonstrating safe work habits. Candidate would be required to meet the needs of PCA’s diverse client base of utilities, developers, and contractors.


Education & Professional Qualifications

  • • Bachelor’s degree in related field and 2-5 years’ experience in erosion and sediment control inspection
  • • Ability to read construction drawings
  • • Valid Class D driver's license is required. Position requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with Company policy.
  • • Certified in First Aid/ CPR (preferred)
  • • OSHA 10 hour (preferred)
  • • CEPSCI Certification (preferred)

Specialized knowledge

  • • Considerable knowledge of erosion and sediment control devices used in transmission, distribution and substation projects
  • • Environmental rules and regulations as they relate to Storm Water Pollution Prevention including implementation of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
  • • Occupational hazards and safety precautions in construction areas
  • • Principles of record keeping and records management

Skills and Abilities

  • • Current knowledge or ability to learn how to effectively use a computer, tablet, and smartphone as well as standard business software applications
  • • Construction background and/or understanding
  • • Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands
  • • Communicate effectively in verbal and written forms
  • • Establish and maintain effective working relations with the client, employees, regulatory agencies, other development specialists and contractors, and the general public
  • • Safely operate a motor vehicle and navigate across even and uneven surfaces
  • • Maintain good observation skills and have an eye for detail.
  • • Experience using Google Earth and GIS
  • • Ability to access review public records
  • • Good problems-solving Skills


Position requires travel to assigned construction projects on a weekly basis; overnight travel expected based on project needs.


Negotiable based on experience.

Benefits package includes:

  • • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • • Company paid Life & LTD Insurance
  • • 401k Retirement Plan
  • • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • • Paid Vacation and Holidays

PCA is an equal opportunity employer. Final candidates will be subject to background and motor vehicle checks as allowed with federal & state regulations. PCA is a Drug-Free Workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is required. PCA participates in E-Verify.

The PCA team has been called upon by a diverse client base ranging from small facility operators to the largest electric utility in the US to provide a host of services for the transmission and distribution of energy.

Power Consulting Associates

P.O. BOX 428 | Gallatin, TN | 37066