City of Garland, TX

  • Public Works Inspector I/ Public Works Inspector II

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/27/2019 4:15 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-5929
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Department
    Engineering
    Job Family
    Inspection
    Target Hiring Range
    Depends on qualifications
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Job Code Category
    Engineering
  • Position Summary

    An individual will be hired EITHER as an intermediate level Public Works Inspector I or experienced Public Works Inspector II who is most closely aligned to the following criteria and is able to recognize how strategies, decisions, and business situations impact outcomes to maximize value added to the organization. 

     

    Public Works Inspector I:

    Responsible for serving as the City’s field representative and overseeing Public Works and private development construction.  Also responsible for providing quality assurance oversight on projects performed by the City and contractors.

     

     

    Public Works Inspector II:

    Responsible for serving as the City’s field representative and project manager of Public Works and private development construction.   Also responsible for providing quality assurance oversight on construction projects performed by the City and contractors.

     

    Targeted Hiring Range: $20.72 - $28.79 per hour

    Essential Job Functions

    Public Works Inspector I:

    1. Provide quality assurance and quality control of public works construction performed by both city contractors and private development contractors.
    2. Conduct project management of City projects and contractors including becoming familiar with contractor’s CPM schedule while reviewing daily construction progress, identifying problems and recommending solutions.
    3. Maintain project documentation for city and private development projects and right-of way permitted work.
    4. Maintain storm water quality compliance with Federal, State and City requirements on both city and private projects.
    5. Coordinate and oversee activity in city right-of-way, easements and flood plains.
    6. Provide daily observation of jobsites for general compliance with OSHA requirements.
    7. May inspect right-of-ways and issue citations for violations.
    8. May review/approve Right of Way permits as required.

     

     

    Public Works Inspector II:

    1. Conduct project management of complex city projects with contractors including becoming familiar with contractor’s CPM schedule while reviewing daily construction progress, identifying problems and recommending solutions.  Review and approve pay requests.
    2. Provide quality assurance and quality control of public works construction performed by both City and private development contractors. Make recommendations to contractor as appropriate.
    3. Maintain project documentation for city and private development projects and right-of way permitted work.
    4. Maintain storm water quality compliance with Federal, State and City requirements on both city and private projects.
    5. Coordinate and oversee activity in city right-of-way, easements and flood plains.
    6. Provide daily observation of jobsites for general compliance with OSHA requirements.
    7. May review/approve right-of-way permits as required.

     

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

    Public Works Inspector I:
    High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    A minimum of 75 contact hours of technical training in inspection and public works construction
    4 years related experience
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    Public Works Inspector II:
    Associate’s degree
    A minimum of 150 contact hours of technical training in inspection and public works construction
    6 years experience
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Public Works Inspector I:

     

    Education/ Experience:     

    • 6 months to 1 year advanced training past the high school level
    • 4 to 6 years of experience in public works or building construction

     

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

    • Comprehensive knowledge of  City, State, and Federal Codes and Specifications relative to Public Works Construction
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Federal & State requirements for Safety (OSHA), Accessibility and Pollution Control
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the Engineering Code of Ordinances
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Public Works construction means & methods
    • Comprehensive knowledge of construction scheduling and sequencing
    • Comprehensive knowledge of basic Quality Assurance & Control processes including specific material testing procedures
    • Skill in basic computer office software
    • Skill in high school level mathematics
    • Ability to read and interpret contracts, specifications and construction plans
    • Ability to learn new technologies, procedures and specifications
    • Ability to work effectively with people in order to accomplish project goals
    • Ability to maintain a broad perspective on projects and anticipate problems 
    • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
    • Ability to resolve conflicts in a professional manner

     

    Public Works Inspector II:

     

    Education/ Experience:     

    • Associate’s degree in Construction Methods, Technology and Practices
    • 6-8 years of experience in public works or building construction

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Extensive knowledge of City, State and Federal Codes and Specifications relative to Public Works Construction
    • Extensive knowledge of Federal & State requirements for Safety (OSHA), Accessibility and Pollution Control
    • Extensive knowledge of the Engineering Code of Ordinances
    • Extensive knowledge of Public Works construction means & methods
    • Extensive knowledge of construction scheduling and sequencing
    • Extensive knowledge of basic Quality Assurance & Control processes including specific material testing procedures
    • Skill in basic computer office software
    • Skill in high school level mathematics
    • Ability to read and interpret contracts, specifications and construction plans
    • Ability to learn new technologies, procedures and specifications
    • Ability to work effectively with people in order to accomplish project goals
    • Ability to maintain a broad perspective on projects and anticipate problems 
    • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
    • Ability to resolve conflicts in a professional manner

    Licenses & Certifications

     Valid Class C Texas driver's license

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent typically works outdoors with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards; significant time is spent in a vehicle traveling to various projects. Occasional work in an office environment may be required.

    Competencies

    Communication
    Customer Service
    Dependability
    Managing Conflict
    Problem Solving/Analysis
    Productivity
    Teamwork

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