For every project, there are various phases or steps in which you, as the inspector, are involved and play a role. From familiarizing yourself with the project plans to recording information for pay quantities, you have an important role to fulfill. Below is a checklist of the various phases that an inspector is typically involved in. Note that some specifications described in the following content may not be the same as the specifications followed by your agency. Always check with your State agency’s standards and specifications when using these guidelines.