Engineering Inspector I/II
Performs complex technical construction inspection work of public water supply facilities by:
- Reviewing plans, specifications, and cut sheets for construction projects.
- Inspecting the installation and repair of water mains, valves, fittings, hydrants, pipe bedding, air releases, wells, storage facilities, and concrete blocking of all fittings.
- Assuring all the components of water facilities are properly tested and sampled, and all materials used are approved products. Issuing material as appropriate.
- Working with contractors and other utilities to assure the job is performed properly, including checking to avoid conflicts with other facilities.
- Writing a variety of reports, including daily and monthly progress reports, completion, and testing reports.
- Inspecting the proper restoration of storm drains, culverts, sanitary sewer lines, manholes, and roadways damaged during the installation of water facilities.
- Checking line and grade, elevations, and dimensions to confirm proper installation of work.
- Notifying customers of shutdowns and following up on complaints.
- Measuring and computing quantities of material installed for payment purposes.
- Making Final Inspections of facilities.
- Assist in the administration of construction contracts.
- Assisting and guiding Engineering Inspector I as required.
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Graduation from high school and a minimum of four years progressively responsible construction inspection experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and knowledge.
- Considerable knowledge of the materials and methods used in laying water and sewer mains and restoring pavement and property.
- Good knowledge of Construction Contract Administration.
- Considerable knowledge of asphalt and concrete methods.
- Good knowledge of surveying, hydraulics and welding.
- Skilled in the detection of faulty materials.
- Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
- Ability to keep accurate records and make accurate computations, drawings and reports.
- Ability to use or be trained in computer applications.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with contractors, co-workers and the public.
- Ability to regularly operate and drive a vehicle in the execution of normal duties.
- Ability to work overtime.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
- Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment.