Construction inspectors (CIs) are the frontline workforce that ensures the work on transportation infrastructure projects meets the design and contract requirements and that the finished product meets or exceeds the quality standards.
The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's NCHRP Web-Only Document 337: Training and Certification of Construction Inspectors for Transportation Infrastructure details the process for developing NCHRP Research Report 1027: Guide to Recruiting, Developing, and Retaining Construction Inspectors that presents a systematic process to establish and maintain the career development of CIs as an integral asset to the transportation infrastructure sector.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Training and Certification of Construction Inspectors for Transportation Infrastructure. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26879.
|Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION||6-12|
|Chapter 2. RESEARCH APPROACH||13-23|
|Chapter 3. CORE COMPETENCIES||24-42|
|Chapter 5. QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATION||43-51|
|Chapter 6. CAREER DEVELOPMENT||52-57|
|Chapter 7. GUIDE DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING||58-64|
|Chapter 8. CONCLUSIONS||65-67|
|APPENDIX A GLOSSARY OF TERMS||70-71|
|APPENDIX B ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY||72-93|
|APPENDIX C STA SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE||94-106|
|APPENDIX D CONSULTANT SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE||107-117|
|APPENDIX E STA INTERVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE||118-119|
|APPENDIX F CONSULTANT INTERVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE||120-121|
|APPENDIX G SUMMARY OF FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION||122-147|
|APPENDIX H KEY FINDINGS FROM STA INTERVIEWS||148-151|
|APPENDIX I KEY FINDINGS FROM CONSULTANT INTERVIEWS||152-158|
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