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Portsmouth, Virginia 23704-3822
Phone: (757) 393-8626
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Title:
PUBLIC WORKS INSPECTOR
Department:
PUBLIC WORKS
Location:
PUBLIC WORKS
Closing Date:
06/16/14
Original Advertised Date:
11/08/13
Job Description:
As the Public Works Inspector, the successful candidate will conduct routine to complex inspections of public works projects related to general improvements to public right-of-ways, earthwork, surfacing, surface restoration, water and sewer lines, manholes, storm drains, curb, gutter, etc. The Inspector will test materials for compliance to specifications; follow uniform testing procedures related to earthwork, aggregate production, asphalt, concrete, etc.; monitor test equipment and ensure proper working condition and accuracy. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for performing drafting on contract plans as necessary to complete various records; read and interpret plans and determine conformity to standards; compile statistical information; check computations, structure lay-outs and grades; and disseminate and prepare correspondence as necessary. Work will also involve exercising professional judgment and problem-solving skills as the Inspector discusses construction problems with contractors or appropriate staff, evaluates scope of problems, and determines alternate courses of action. Requires an excellent communicator, effective decision maker, strategic thinker, and the ability to problem-solve and effect positive change.
Education/Experience:
Requires a High School graduation or equivalent with additional specialized training related to civil engineering construction inspection; and 1 to 2 years of directly related experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Special requirements: Must possess a valid Driver’s License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Special Req:
Salary:
$ 34,631-$45,886
Full Time / Part Time:
Full-Time
Job Code / Department #:
23203 / 48011
Apply At:
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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