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CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

 

 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS
CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR - 0622 Salary

$40,747.20 - $61,131.20 Annually


Location

206 S. Main Street - Greenville, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PUBLIC WORKS



Job Number

00773


Division

CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION








Brief Description

Job Summary

Under general direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, provides construction oversight and inspection for private construction projects to ensure adherence to plans, specifications, regulations, etc. Works with engineers, designers, contractors, utilities, homeowners, and the public at large, to keep the work progressing efficiently, on schedule, and in compliance with the approved requirements. Visits construction sites daily, inspects erosion and sediment control, and maintains inspection logs. Identifies and anticipates challenges and participates in field engineering procedures to assist in proposing design solutions. Prepares status reports and communicates progress and issues with department/division management, as well as other internal or external stakeholders as necessary.



Job Duties

Essential Functions % of Time

  • Inspect Private Construction Development: Inspect private development construction to verify permit and regulatory (federal, state, and local) compliance. Review plans, specifications, and related documents for accuracy, constructability, adherence to ordinances, regulatory compliance, etc. Document construction activity with appropriate software and in daily inspection reports. Notify supervisor, contractors, engineers, or other applicable personnel of unsound practices and compliance issues with plans and specifications. Provide written violation notices for non-conforming work and when necessary, issue stop work orders and citations.
70%
  • Perform Post-Construction Inspections: Perform ongoing periodic post-construction inspections of stormwater facilities in compliance with the Citys general MS4 permit. Ensure facilitates are maintained in accordance with agreed upon standards. Note and report violations to appropriate personnel and/or stakeholders and track progress. Prepare and provide guidance to property owners when necessary to bring facilities into compliance.
20%
  • Assist with Design Solutions and Problem Solving: As assigned, obtain field data and assist in performing field engineering to support plan change recommendations. Sketch details and analyze impacts for proposed changes. Schedule meetings with developers, contractors, engineers, private citizens, and utility companies as required to coordinate and facilitate solutions. Meet and communicate with City officials, property owners, residents, the general public, and external project stakeholders on construction activities. Respond to or refer citizen inquiries and complaints to appropriate personnel or authorities.
10%


Perform other duties as assigned.



Qualifications

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Over two years of direct experience in construction oversight and inspection of site development and public infrastructure projects to include stormwater, wastewater, roads and bridges, pavement management, utilities, traffic safety, or related work.

  • An associate degree in civil engineering, engineering technology, construction management, or a related field may be considered in lieu of experience requirement.

  • Must have or obtain the following certifications within one year of hire:
    • Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS)
    • Certified Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control Inspector (CEPSCI)



Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate degree in civil engineering, engineering technology, construction management, or a related field.

  • APWA Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector.

  • Asphalt Roadway Technician (ART).

  • South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Concrete Field Technician Level 1 and 2.

  • Earthwork, Drainage, and Base Technician.



Driver`s License Requirements
  • Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License.



Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
  • General construction industry practices for public infrastructure projects.

  • Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) stormwater and wastewater permitting and inspection requirements.

  • International Building Codes (IBC) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) requirements for site accessibility.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements.

  • South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) construction specifications.

  • Best practices and procedures in traffic control, utility coordination, and sediment and erosion control.



Ability to:
  • Effectively communicate construction activities, requirements, status and schedule with contractors, engineers, utility providers, City officials, and public in a knowledgeable and respectful manner.

  • Anticipate conflicts with construction activities and effectively plan for them.

  • Perform field measurements for quantities, specification compliance checks and engineering calculations.

  • Read, analyze, and interpret construction plans and specifications, bid documents, technical documents, and governmental regulations.

  • Write inspection reports, project status reports, and compose emails in a clear and professional manner.

  • Make mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions; work with fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurements.

  • Use field measuring and inspection equipment to include measuring wheel, tape measure, level, string line, survey instrument level, micrometer and temperature gauge.

  • Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, fax, calculator and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Utilize specialized software and systems to include project management system, permit tracking system, etc.

  • Drive City vehicles between facilities and job sites.



Working Conditions

Working Conditions

Primary Work Location: Outdoors (site, utility, street construction projects).



Protective Equipment Required: Hard hat, steel toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection, and safety vest.



Environmental/Health and Safety Factors:
Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to physical hazards. Exposure to extreme temperature, respiratory hazards, and noise and vibration several times per week. Exposure to wetness and/or humidity several times per month. Daily exposure to mechanical hazards, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse. Seasonal exposure to electrical hazards, fire hazards, and explosives.



Physical Demands:
Constantly requires hearing, vision, and talking. Frequently requires sitting, standing, walking/running, and foot controls. Occasionally requires carrying, fine dexterity, handling/grasping, lifting, pushing/pulling, reaching, twisting. bending, climbing, crawling, crouching and stooping, kneeling, and balancing. Light strength demands include exerting up to 10 pounds frequently, and up to 20 pounds occasionally.



Mental Demands:
Frequently requires noisy/distracting environment, and working closely with others as part of a team. Occasionally requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, and tedious or exacting work. Rarely requires irregular schedule/overtime.



Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.



Disclaimer
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.




The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.

HEALTH INSURANCE

The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

LEAVE & HOLIDAY BENEFITS
  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
RETIREMENT BENEFITS
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
OTHER BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Agency
City of Greenville (SC)

Address
206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601

Phone
864-467-4530

Website
https://jobs.greenvillesc.gov





 

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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.

 

 
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