Pleasant Grove City
  • Pleasant Grove, UT, USA
  • $21.12 - $29.56
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full-time; excellent benefits




Pay Range: $21.12 - $29.56
Open Until Filled: First review on May 16


GENERAL PURPOSE

Under general supervision of the City Engineer, the Construction Inspector performs construction management duties of the City's infrastructure and roadway projects, including inspection of improvements installed in new developments, sewer, storm water, water lines, roadways, curb, gutter, and sidewalks. Keeps electronic and paper records of inspections. Ensures compliance with City standards, codes, designs, and specifications.



FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

  • Promotes and follows the City's values and expectations.
  • Supervises and manages observation of engineering and public works projects.
  • Assures contractors conform to the project specifications.
  • Performs daily onsite inspection oversight and keeps records of coordination with contractors.
  • Reviews independent testing results and verifies conformance to city specifications.
  • Verifies quantities for payment or bond release for contractors.
  • Coordinates construction activities with residents, utility companies, and other agencies.
  • Reviews and issues excavation permits and inspects all road cuts from contractors or other agencies working within City boundaries.
  • Reviews and approves bonding, insurance, and traffic control plans to ensure protection of the City and ensure public safety.
  • Inspects all aspects of roadway and utility construction, such as but not limited to: trenches, subgrade, road base, asphalt, sidewalks, curb and gutter, water, sewer and storm drain lines.
  • Attends and participates in preconstruction meetings with department staff, engineers, contractors, developers, and other organizations.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in public works construction or any equivalent combination of related higher education, inspection or construction experience.

Special Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Utah Driver's License.
  • Occasionally may require overtime work and work on weekends as construction dictates.



Skills/Abilities:

  • Journeyman level principles and practices of material testing and construction methods
  • Learn and apply City engineering policies and procedures
  • Learn applicable laws and regulatory codes applicable to areas of assigned responsibility
  • Possess an understanding and ability to interpret engineering construction plans, specifications and other contract documents
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Ability to visualize completed projects in planning stages and estimate the end results.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, federal agencies, state agencies, local governments, subordinates, and the public
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others
  • Knowledge of methods and interpretation of soil analysis, materials, compaction and density tests
  • Ability to use a tablet/laptop along with software such as e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheets
  • Must be smart technology literate and capable of learning and applying concepts of asset management
  • Must have knowledge of and the ability to use GPS and transit surveying equipment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to operate basic office machines such as copiers, printers, and phones
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Ability to visualize completed projects in planning stages and estimate the end results.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, federal agencies, state agencies, local governments, subordinates, and the public.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include, but is not limited, to the following: lifting, considerable walking, standing, and maneuvering in difficult uneven terrain.
  • Detail-oriented review skills used in examining change orders and payment requests for approval, dealing with unresponsive contractors or landowners unwilling to negotiate.



WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is performed mostly in field setting.
  • Considerable outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities
  • Requires lifting, considerable walking, standing, and maneuvering in difficult uneven terrain
  • Requires working indoors and outdoors.




DISCLAIMER

The City of Pleasant Grove is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, age, national origin, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, or any other factor protected by the law. Reasonable accommodations may be made for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major responsibilities and duties performed on the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job-related duties and responsibilities that an employee may perform. An employee in this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This job description is not intended to and does not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.


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