The City of Dublin is seeking a Senior Public Works Inspector to lead a team providing field inspections of public and private construction projects (excluding building inspection) in the Public Works Department.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Directs the work of Public Works Inspectors and/or construction/inspections team in the field to include assigning tasks, providing advice and assistance as appropriate.
Reviews improvement and development plans for conformance with City standards and compatibility with public works specifications.
Reviews capital improvement project plans for conformance with City standards and compatibility with public works specifications.
Performs field inspections on projects of a more complex nature.
Review, during design, and interpret plans and specifications on construction plans awarded to contractors.
Confer with contractors regarding conformance to standards, plans, specifications and codes.
Respond to inquiries and complaints from contractors, engineers and other City staff and the public regarding inspection functions and construction activities.
Inspects both public and private improvement projects for conformance with construction plans, specifications and good construction practices; enforces applicable construction safety practices.
As required, perform limited field surveys, job layouts, and construction staking.
Performs a variety of administrative tasks, including preparation of staff reports in support of the Department.
Reviews and determines need for, and as appropriate, prepares change orders.
As appropriate, issues stop work orders.
Prepares list of project deficiencies, ensures same are corrected; certifies project as complete; recommends release of performance, payment, and/or maintenance bonds.
The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
Education: Completion of High School or equivalent as necessary to provide the required reading, writing, and mathematical skills.
Experience: Four years’ experience in general construction work plus a minimum of three years’ experience in public works inspection for a municipal or county jurisdiction. Lead Supervisory experience is highly desirable.
Training: Any recent training such as, academic courses and certification programs, which are relevant to this job classification.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Drivers’ License and Certificate of Automobile Insurance for Personal Liability. Possession of California State Contractors license, Public Infrastructure Inspector certification and/or Construction General Permit Qualified SWPPP (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan) Practitioner & Developer (QSP/D) are desirable, but not required.
Modern supervisory principles and practices and the ability to apply them, including Federal, State, County and City laws and ordinances regulating construction.
Proper construction practices and trends associated with public works improvements.
Principles, methods, public works and building construction materials and equipment specifically, roadway, storm drainage system, parks and facilities construction materials including associated terminology used on public works projects.
Principles and practices of accepted construction safety standards and regulations.
Basic survey practices.
Materials, methods, and equipment used in the testing of construction materials.
Modern office practices, procedures, methods and equipment.
Customer service skills.
Analyze construction methods to determine conformance with accepted standards and enforce corrective actions when necessary.
Read, evaluate and interpret, and explain complex construction drawings, specifications, change orders, survey data and technical reports.
Prepare and maintain accurate inspection records and correspondence.
Interpret appropriate rules, regulations, contracts, laws and ordinances.
Provide advice and assistance on construction inspection matters.
Perform minor drafting work.
Accurately use measuring and survey tools and equipment as required for making inspections and collecting data for reports and records.
Make accurate mathematical calculations.
Inspection of public works projects for compliance with standards and specifications.
Conduct field inspection during inclement weather.
Direct, organize, prioritize and provide lead supervision over the work of PW Inspectors and/or construction/inspections team.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Prepare clear and concise reports.
Additional Salary Information: ($7,913 - $9,890 per month)
The City of Dublin is located in eastern Alameda County, approximately 35 miles southeast of San Francisco. The City was incorporated in 1982 with a population of 53,462 within 14.59 square miles. Dublin’s strategic “crossroad” location at the intersection of Interstate 580 and 680 has made the City freeway close and conveniently accessible to the Bay Area with two BART stations.
COMMITMENT T...O COMMUNITY SERVICE
The City of Dublin is continually striving to enhance the services provided to our customers. The City organization is committed to creating a challenging and rewarding environment in which all employees representing the City are motivated to respond to the needs of the City’s customers. In setting high standards for ourselves, we take pride in:
• Being a responsive and proactive City team, in touch with the changing needs and expectations of the
• Providing the highest level of quality service in all City programs and activities.
• Promoting a “can do” attitude using common sense along with technical/professional knowledge.
• Being committed to high professional standards. A professional attitude encourages an objective approach
to analyses of issues.
• Providing information and resources to our customers in a friendly and helpful manner.