SUPERVISING CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT INSPECTOR
- ABOUT THE POSITION
Plans, coordinates, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of construction management inspectors and engineering consultants; directs quality control activities for the unit; resolves problems with developers, contractors and the public. The Supervising Construction Management Inspector will supervise subordinate inspection staff to ensure compliance with District practices and procedures, schedule subordinate staff for inspection coverage of capital projects, participate in continuous improvement by evaluating construction phase issues and integrating lessons learned into District practices and procedures, mentor subordinate staff to improve inspection skills and participation in overall lifecycle of District projects, and maintain an overall awareness of project status and participation in progress meetings.
This is the first full supervisory class in this series, responsible for enforcing compliance with laws, codes and technical requirements for developer or contractor-built public works infrastructure improvements. Successful performance of the work requires significant interface with developers, contractors, utilities and other governmental agencies to clarify issues and resolve problems. Incumbents of this class, as well as those they direct, are fully capable of independently performing a variety of technical construction inspections on County public works and contract projects.
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.
- MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
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 five (5) years of full-time construction inspection experience, preferably inspecting public works projects, including one (1) year of full-time lead or supervisory experience.
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.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.
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
Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of inspection staff. Recommends selection of staff; trains staff and provides for their professional development; administers discipline as required. Oversees quality control staff who ensure, through a materials testing process that contractors are in compliance with uniform standard specifications. Interprets, explains and enforces regulations, ordinances and policies to developers, contractors, representatives of other agencies and the public; confers with District engineering and inspection staff regarding possible changes to plans and problem resolution; resolves construction conflicts and disputes. Responds to inquiries from insurance adjustors and legal staff regarding accidents and liability at construction sites. Attends pre-bid and pre-construction conferences to insure coordination of developer and District construction projects. Performs design review before a project is bid; prepares bid specifications, solicits and reviews bids and recommends award. Coordinates with District traffic engineering staff regarding road closures and safe clearances during the construction process. Performs on-site inspections of streets, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, driveways, catch basins, storm and sanitary sewers, traffic signals and controls, rough and fine grading and related public works projects in difficult, complex or disputed situations. Reviews plans, maps, specifications, soils reports, contracts and other documents to ensure conformance with federal, state, District and industry codes and regulations; notes changes required and follows up as required. Maintains and directs the maintenance of a variety of records and files. Prepares reports, correspondence and a variety of written materials. 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. Uses a variety of engineering and survey tools and equipment and standard office equipment; operates a District vehicle to travel to and from job sites.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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 or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.