Construction Inspector II or III Job at Lathrop, San Joaquin County, California

Construction Inspector II or III

City of Lathrop , California


Job Information 

Full-Time

Public Works

Mid Level

Salary/Wage 

$73,506.00 - $98,623.00 Annually

Application Deadline 

Continuous

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

Position Information

The City of Lathrop is looking for an experienced Construction Inspector to join our team!  The ideal candidate will have four (4)  or more years of increasingly responsible experience performing field inspections in a wide variety of construction projects related to City facilities, the public right-of-way and private development.

Review of applications is ongoing and interviews will be scheduled as qualified candidates are identified. In order to be considered, it is recommended that you submit an application at your earliest convenience.  

There is one position available. The level at which and individual is hired is dependent on qualifications and experience.   

Under general supervision, the individual assigned to this position performs the full array of duties assigned in the Construction Inspector series, including the most complex para-professional engineering, office and field work involving inspection in the public right-of-way, field testing and surveying.

Annual Salary and Link to Full Job Description:
Construction Inspector II :  $73,506 - $89,347
Construction Inspector III   $81,137 - $98,623

 

Essential Functions

Including, but not limited to the following:
Construction Inspector II

  • Inspects the construction, repair or alteration work on major projects; observes and measures materials used in street, parks, gutter, curb, sidewalk, parking lots, water and sewer systems, storm drain construction, underground improvements, street lighting systems, landscaping, landscaping irrigation systems, facilities and other City capital projects; takes samples and arranges for laboratory tests; performs final inspection upon completion of project. 
  • Prepares and processes progress payments for contractors; prepares daily construction reports; maintains general job records; reviews plans and specifications of assigned projects; responds to complaints related to construction activities at the counter and over the phone. uction 
  • Prepares a variety of reports and logs; submits monthly time reports; drafts letters to contractors
  • Demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; assists as survey party member; responds to questions and concerns from the general public.
  • Establishes positive working relationships with representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies and associations, City management and staff, and the public.
Construction Inspector III
  • Assists in planning, coordinating, prioritizing, and participates in the work assigned to the construction inspection division; discusses job progress with supervisor and ensures that inspections are performed according to City standards; may assist in providing training to new employees; monitors work sites and projects to ensure safe work practices, work quality and accuracy.
  • Performs most complex inspections of the construction, repair or alteration work on major capital improvement and infrastructure projects; observes and measures materials used in street, parks, gutter, curb, sidewalk, parking lots, water and sewer systems, storm drain construction, underground improvements, street lighting systems, landscaping, landscaping irrigation systems, facilities and other City Capital Improvement projects; takes samples and arranges for laboratory tests; performs final inspection upon completion of project. 
  • Prepares and processes progress payments for contractors; prepares daily construction reports; maintains general job records; reviews plans and specifications of assigned projects; responds to complaints related to construction activities at the counter and over the phone. 
  • Prepares a variety of formal construction reports and activity logs; submits biweekly time reports; developer project billing and drafts letters to contractors.
  • Demonstrates a full understanding of applicable laws, policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; assists as survey party member; responds to questions and concerns from the general public.
  • Serves as a technical advisor to City management staff and officials, public utility agencies, and members of the public; serves as a liaison to developers and construction groups assigned to private and public capital projects; serves as a resource for other inspectors in all codes and their application.
  • Establishes positive working relationships with representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies and associations, City management and staff, and the public.
Typical Qualifications

Construction Inspector II
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Construction Inspector II.  A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of 4 years experience construction, inspection, public works maintenance or the performance of related work, including at least 2 years experience equivalent to a Construction Inspector I with the City of and a high school diploma or equivalent.

Construction Inspector III
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Construction Inspector III.  A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of five years of increasingly responsible construction inspection experience in the public right-of-way, and a high school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by specialized coursework in pre-engineering or construction technology.

Location 

390 Towne Center Drive

Lathrop, CA 95330

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