Under immediate supervision, perform routine subprofessional engineering work in inspecting the construction of sewers and sewer structures to ensure that methods, materials and quality meet MSD regulations and approved construction plan.
Examples of Duties:
Essential Functions: Inspect the construction of sewers and sewer structures; inspect work continuously and at all stages to insure conformity with plans and specifications; check grades and lines, forms, steel reinforcement, and the pouring, finishing and curing of concrete; inspect weight, quantity and quality of materials for conformity with established requirements; take samples of materials for testing; make detailed notes on pre-construction landscape, any damage done by contractor, work progress, underground utilities, etc.
Additional Responsibilities: Maintain records and prepare reports; perform related work as required or as delegated by supervisor.
Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years of progressively responsible experience in the construction and inspection of sewers.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of the methods, materials, practices and techniques involved in the construction of sewers; working knowledge of standard engineering field tests; skill in maintaining effective working relationships with contractors, their subordinates, and the general public; skill in interpreting plans and specifications; skill in maintaining records and preparing reports.
District Core: Action Oriented, Building Effective Teams, Customer Focus, Ethics and Values, Functional/Technical Skills, Informing, Integrity and Trust, Interpersonal Savvy, Listening, Managing Diversity, and Peer Relationships .
Position-Specific: Decision Quality, Conflict Management, Negotiating, Time Management, Approachability, Composure, Standing Alone, Dealing with Ambiguity, Learning on the Fly, and Problem Solving.
Must possess a valid driver's license issued by state in which employee resides.
Pursuant to MSD’s “Substance Abuse Policy and Procedures,” this position has been designated as safety sensitive and candidate must pass a Non-D.O.T. Drug Test for this position. Employees occupying this position are not subject to Federal (D.O.T.) Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations.
Must be able to provide transportation for field work.
Employees of MSD must have a proficient or higher overall rating on last review.
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District - 17 months ago