Under limited supervision, inspects sewer and water line; overhead and underground electrical; pipe and appurtenance installation; and/or site rehabilitation projects, including concrete, asphalt and landscaping work completed by contractors and serves as a liaison between JEA, engineers, contractors and customers to ensure that work is in accordance with JEA specifications, City codes and State of Florida regulations and codes. Job requires working knowledge of the principles, standards & techniques of construction management used in utility systems, sufficient to perform a range of varied, non-routine activities associated with inspection and testing of utility system infrastructure. Guidelines are available but are not always applicable to the work or have gaps in specificity, requiring judgment in interpreting; analyzing and adapting methods, techniques and procedures to specific cases or problems. Solves complex problems within established parameters and identifies and recommends responses to new or unusual circumstances. Completed work is inspected and tested for accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures. Regular contact with individuals in other work groups, contractors and customers is required to plan, coordinate or advise on work efforts or to resolve problems.
- Assigns, monitors and reviews the work of others.
- Coordinates contractor construction work with utility infrastructure systems.
- Performs testing of utility systems installed by contractors in accordance with JEA specifications and State of Florida regulations and codes.
- Performs onsite quality control inspections of JEA utility systems including but not limited to sewer, water, reuse/reclaimed and chilled water; overhead and underground electrical; and/or site rehabilitation work performed by contractors to ensure compliance with contract specifications, JEA specifications and policy manuals; State of Florida regulations and codes; local municipal and county ordinance and codes; and OSHA requirements.
- Performs limited engineering analyses, including grade calculations and pump performance tests.
- Performs field engineering, surveying and construction layout, applying construction standards.
- Makes decisions, implements engineering recommendations that affect plans, policies and methods of construction to ensure the successful completion of complex construction projects.
- Collects bacteriological samples for clearances and compliance.
- Performs water & sewer outage simulations.
- Conducts pre-construction conferences and leads construction meetings.
- Reads and interprets engineering plans and blueprints and consults with senior engineers on plan changes.
- Investigates and resolves field and construction related problems.
- Operates field engineering equipment.
- Reviews and verifies project related invoices and submits for payment.
- Verifies water and sewer fee payments prior to providing inspection services.
- Manages job updates, reschedules inspections and maintains daily log of all inspected projects.
- Maintains daily work log.
- Updates self permitting database daily
- Composes correspondence & reports.
- May conduct safety meetings, if required, and ensures that safety rules are enforced, safe work practices are encouraged and unsafe conditions and behaviors are corrected.
- Operates standard office equipment and uses required software applications.
- Performs other job-related work as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two (2) years of construction inspection experience.
A valid driver's license is required prior to employment in this class and must be maintained during employment in this classification.
The following courses and certifications/licenses completed/obtained within one (1) year of employment:
Other courses and certifications/licenses:
- OSHA 10 Hour Compliance for Construction Trenching & Excavation Standards
- Confined Space Entry.
- Competent Person Certification.
Note: If incumbent has a State Certified Underground Utilities Contractor License, it must be in an inactive status.
- Florida Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector Certification must be obtained within two (2) years of employment.
- FDOT Traffic - Intermediate Level must be completed within six (6) months of employment.
Note: This job is safety sensitive. Performs hazardous/perilous work and/or works where the individual may cause harm to self or others.
JEA is an equal opportunity and equal access employer that provides a safe, drug-free environment for its workers. Under F.S. 295, preference in appointment will be given to eligible veterans and eligible spouses. Veterans' preference in perpetuity: A person eligible for veterans' preference in appointment (defined by s. 295.07, FS) does not forfeit employment preference eligibility once that veteran or eligible spouse of the veteran has been employed by a state agency or any political subdivision of this state. Effective July 1, 2007, Florida law restores veterans' preference in employment for all categories of protected individuals previously employed by a state agency or any political subdivision of this state.
How To Apply
To be considered for this job opportunity, you must apply online at
. You must provide all required documents (e.g. High school diploma, GED equivalent, college transcripts, training documents, copies of professional licenses, DD214, etc) by attaching the documents to your electronic application by
Tuesday, 11:59pm March 19, 2013.
You can also fax your documents to 904-665-6192. Be sure to include a
with your name, date, and the position that you are applying for. If you do not submit required documentation prior to the close date for each position that you are applying for, you will not be considered.
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