City of Garland, TX

Public Works Inspector II

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 4 months ago(2/14/2023 10:48 AM)
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# of Openings Remaining
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Target Hiring Range
$22.20 / hr to $28.79 / hr, max range to $35.38 / hr
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

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.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Conduct project management of complex city projects with contractors including becoming familiar with contractor’s CPM (critical path method) 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 with each contractor through project operations, for daily material testing and review/approve results based on established City standards.
  6. Coordinate and oversee activity in city right-of-way, easements and flood plains.
  7. Provide daily oversight of jobsites to ensure full compliance with OSHA requirements, as well as approved engineering plans and specifications.
  8. May review/approve right-of-way permits as required.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
 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

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.


Models Organizational Values
Customer Service/Interpersonal Skills/Communication/Problem Solving
Dependability/Adaptability/ Flexibility
Productivity/Quality/Technical Skills/Work Environment Safety
Teamwork/Managing Conflict/Negotiation Skills


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