A Construction Inspector I performs quality assurance inspections on a variety of civil engineering and public works projects completed by the City, private developers, and utility companies ensuring the projects meet appropriate City and industry standards. The position performs related duties as required. |
Non-City Utility (NCU) Inspection: In addition to the duties listed above, an employee assigned to NCU inspection will be supervised by the City Right of Way Manager. This classification will be responsible for daily utility coordination of activities with outside agencies and various City departments; meeting with private and public utilities on a regular basis to determine routes and location of new facilities based on factors such as preservation of City pavements, traffic impacts, and aesthetics of above-ground equipment; coordinating joint trench opportunities; conducting site inspections of overhead communications facilities to ensure outside plant facilities meet National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and City requirements.
A Construction Inspector I is expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment to maximize quality assurance inspection services in the assigned geographical area. An employee in this class is required to use appropriate safety equipment and follow approved safety procedures in performing work assignments. This class is supervised by a Chief Construction Inspector through regular, on-site spot checks to ensure conformance with engineering principles, and through meetings and reports concerning status of assigned projects, problems encountered, and overall results achieved. This class is FLSA nonexempt.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Graduation from high school or GED. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to three years' full-time employment in paraprofessional engineering or the construction trades involving some responsibility for designing, surveying, contract management, construction superintendent, and/or review of public works or closely related projects.
Special Requirement(s). Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire date.
Substance Abuse Testing. Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.
Preferred/Desirable Qualification(s). Experience involving civil engineering inspections, working with non-City owned utility companies, and direct interaction with the public in resolving problems is highly desirable. Experience involving inspection and final acceptance of contract work, contract administration, working with non-City utilities or direct interaction with the public in resolving problems/complaints, and certification in a nationally recognized construction administration, construction quality assurance, or public works certification program is highly desirable.
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City of Mesa, AZ - 12 months ago