Salary: $55,182.40 - $85,592.00 Annually
ABOUT THE POSITION
Inspects routine to complex public works, capital improvement, engineering and developer-built projects, for conformance with County, Federal, state and industry plans, specifications, codes and contract provisions; ensures that required modifications are accomplished.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to completion of two (2) years of college level course work in pre-engineering, construction technology or a related field AND two (2) years of full- time construction inspection experience, preferably inspecting public works projects. Experience in a field related to the work may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Working Conditions: Work out of doors in all weather conditions. Work with exposure to potentially hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions, such as traffic.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment. Certain positions in certain departments may require possession of a valid ICC or other nationally recognized inspection certificate in at least one of the following areas: building, combination dwelling, structural, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical. Some positions may require confined space certification.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs inspections of facilities such as streets, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, driveways, catch basins, storm and sanitary sewers, street lights, traffic signals and controls, irrigation systems, rough and fine grading and related public works, parks and recreation and local agency projects; performs on-site inspections for capital improvement projects. Reviews plans, maps, specifications, soils reports, materials testing laboratory reports, contracts and other documents to ensure conformance with federal, state, County and industry codes and regulations; notes changes required and follows up as necessary. Interprets, explains and enforces regulations, ordinances and policies to developers, contractors, representatives of other agencies and the public; confers with County architects, engineers and inspection staff regarding possible changes to plans and problem resolution. Inspects safety aspects, including barricades, of jobs in progress; encourages contractors to observe applicable safety rules and regulations. Checks plans, pay requests and construction documents for mathematical accuracy. Maintains logs of inspection performed; prepares periodic and special reports as required; estimates progress payments due on contracts for public works projects; assists in contract close-out negotiations. Retains plans and specifications until project completion; checks "as-built" plans for completeness and accuracy. Uses a variety of engineering and survey tools and equipment; operates a County vehicle to travel to and from job sites. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May serve as inspector-in-charge of a construction project; including reviewing the work of consulting inspectors. May perform routine field testing of construction materials.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to travel to and from work sites; strength and stamina to inspect various public work projects; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, over the telephone or radio. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous