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Construction Inspector - City of Kerrville, TX (ID: 287863)

Title Construction Inspector
Type Engineering
Date Posted October 23, 2017
City / Organization City of Kerrville, TX
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Job Summary:
Inspects the construction of public infrastructure associated with CIP and private development projects for compliance with plans, specification, and city requirements.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.
1. Perform inspections by checking materials, equipment, methods and workmanship for compliance, checking line and grade, performing air testing, deflection testing, vacuum testing and bacteriological testing, checking test reports for compliance, checking traffic control and ensuring safety standards are enforced.
2. Document work by preparing reports and updates, filing submittals, correspondences and estimates, maintaining a daily detailed diary, preparing and responding to correspondences, maintaining accurate field notes, preparing final as-builts, tracking contractor’s time and measuring & calculating quantities for payment.
3. Communicate with personnel and others by working with developers, contractors, suppliers and engineering firms, responding to complaints, advising the public of work and delays, handling disputes, and communicating with staff.
4. Research for regulations by studying plans and specifications, reviewing plans and researching TCEQ, OSHA, ASTM, AWWA, MUTCD and TX DOT regulations and specifications.
5. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:
Duties are generally performed citywide in both outdoor and indoor settings. This is medium to heavy work requiring the exertion of fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally, up to twenty (20) pounds of force frequently, and up to ten (10) pounds of force constantly to move, lift and push objects. Work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, pushing and pulling. This position is subject to outside environmental conditions, including extreme cold, extreme heat, hazards, and atmospheric conditions.

Education, Certification and Experience:
• Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent with three years of related experience
• Possession of a valid Texas Class C driver’s license
• Possession of a current Class I or II Wastewater Collection System Operator preferred
• Possession of a current Grade ‘C’ Water Distribution Operator preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of public works construction practices, materials, and accepted safety practices in public works construction.
• Knowledge of construction layout surveying.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
• Basic knowledge of surveying, math, mapping, and construction related techniques and practices.
• Ability to read and understand civil engineering construction plans, specifications and standards.
• Ability to judge materials, methods and workmanship in relation to requirements.
• Ability to keep records and prepare simple drawings and reports.
• Ability to interact with the general public and have good interpersonal skills.
• Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids:
• Computer and related software, copier, fax machine, scanner, vehicle, level, measuring tape/wheel, thermometer, mil gauge, camera.
• Steel toe shoes, hard hat, safety vest, ear protection, safety glasses.

Special Requirements:
Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns or temporary employees.

Construction Inspector – 160-C01
$20.45 hour
Excellent benefits
Open Until Filled

Human Resources
701 Main Street
Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone 830-258-1505
Fax 830-792-8346

The City of Kerrville is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Qualified Individuals. A City of Kerrville application is required. Resumes are considered additional information, and accepted with a completed City application. Applications may be downloaded from the City of Kerrville website, Employment Opportunities, or obtained at Kerrville City Hall.

Job Post Expiration Date   January 26, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .