Transportation & Environmental Services Inspector II

Alexandria, VA
$49,101.00 - $80,707.64 Annually
Nov 19, 2020
Dec 03, 2020
Full Time

An Overview

An Inspector II inspects construction projects within the City to ensure compliance with approved plans, budget, projected completion time, specifications, and related codes and regulations. This is technical and skilled inspection work involving the City’s sanitary and storm sewers, streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, and reinforced concrete. Employees in this class insect contractors’ and developers’ construction projects prior to, during, and after construction and are responsible for recommending approval or denial of final acceptance by the City and bond release to private developers. Work is performed under general supervision.

The Opportunity
  • Inspects excavation permits and other related permits in the right of way to ensure public safety;
  • Inspects erosion and sediment controls, storm water management and BMP installation ;
  • Resolves City resident problems relating to sump pump, foundation drains, and roof drains ;
  • Enforces compliance of City codes, approved plans, MOT plans, and contract specifications to all City’s infrastructure construction both public and private ;
  • Keeps daily logs of incidents that occur onsite and complete weekly reports which may become relevant to future disputes ;
  • Represents the City in assisting the public, homeowners’ associations, civic associations, and business owners to resolve problems associated with the City’s infrastructure construction both public and private involving drainage issues ;
  • Maintain daily and weekly logs of accomplished work activities and provides documentation of pertinent issues and incidents ;
  • Inspects excavation permits and restoration work of all utility and other contractor work in the City right of way ;
  • Inspects installation of storm and sanitary sewers, telephone conduit, cable television, fiber optic cable, traffic conduit, electric conduit, and gas& water mains;
  • Performs other duties as required.

The Ideal Candidate

High School diploma or GED; 10 years of construction site work; asphalt and Concrete experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; a clear knowledge of civil and architectural drawings; ability to keep clear and legible reports; clean driving record; 880 hours as a plan reviewer, responsible for determining the adequacy of erosion and sediment control plans and supporting documents for approval by a program authority, or an inspector; responsibility for periodically examining the erosion and sediment control activities and premises of a land disturbing activity for consistency with the Erosion and Sediment Control Law and Regulations; or combined duties and obtaining a passing score on the certification examination administered by the Department of Conservation & Recreation; or by enrolling in and completing a Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board approved training program in the area of inspector or combined administrator within twelve months of the time of enrollment (starting with the first training course enrolled) and obtaining a passing score on the certification examination. Employees must possess a valid driver's license.

To be considered as an ideal candidate, one should possess an Erosion control certification, VSMP certification, blue printing classes, highway safety classes college credits; VDOT flagging certification; basic computer knowledge, to include Word and Excel, daily GIS mapping program, mobile laptop and printer experience; customer service training; hazardous materials certifications.

About the Department

T&ES is a community partner in shaping a livable, green, and prospering Alexandria. We plan, build, operate, and maintain transportation systems and infrastructure that improve mobility and provide people and businesses with core public services. The work we do keeps Alexandrians moving, growing sustainability, and thriving. If you are curious for a broader view of our City, click City of Alexandria to learn more.

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