City of San AntonioSan Antonio 78214
Full Time
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Construction Inspector Ii

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week Bexar County Public Works Department, 1948 Probandt St, San Antonio, TX 78214, United States Apply before 9/29/2023 11:59
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Overview

Under direction, is responsible for performing journey level work inspecting the construction of public works projects to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Inspection work is done on medium to large size projects such as major streets, drainage systems, sewers, bridge constructions, and related activities in subdivisions. Working conditions are inside and outside with occasional exposure to temperature variations, damp/wet surfaces, hazardous materials, flammable liquids, high noise areas, dust, and unfavorable fumes and vapors. Exercises no supervision.

Work Location
3500 NW Loop 410 (Transguide), San Antonio, Texas 78229

Work Hours
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or 9:45 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Essential Job Functions
  • Inspects bridge constructions such as drill shafts, columns, embankments, wing walls, and guard rails.
  • Utilizes surveying or construction equipment, occasionally lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, to inspect sewer mains for line and grade levels and conduct sewer air tests.
  • Resolves complaints from the general public on construction related activities.
  • Coordinates construction or repair activities between contractors and utility companies to avoid conflicts and to ensure a minimum disruption of services.
  • Communicates and meets with the general public as well as with City and State officials regarding sequence of construction.
  • Coordinates with other divisions, to clean sewers, set up traffic signs, and barricade road hazards when working around construction sites.
  • Ensures that contractor conforms to safety rules and regulations, to include proper shoring trenches in accordance with OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate daily project logs and prepares estimates.
  • Ensures that all materials and work by the contractor is in accordance with standard specifications.
  • Learns Specifications for Construction over Edward's Recharge Zone.
  • Assists in training the Construction Inspector I's on inspection methods, report writing procedures, and related tasks.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as re required.
Job Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
  • Three (3) years of experience in public work project inspections.
  • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Five (5) years of experience with construction inspections related to municipality projects.
  • Three (3) years of experience with asphalt & concrete construction/restoration methods and techniques.
  • Experience with Fiber Deployment.
  • Experience with Excel spreadsheet documentation and other MS Office apps.
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of construction and engineering.
  • Knowledge of methods, equipment, costs, and materials used in the construction industry.
  • Knowledge of codes, regulations, and ordinances related to the construction industry.
  • Knowledge of hazards, safety, and other OSHA regulations related to the construction industry.
  • Knowledge of engineering mathematics.
  • Skill in utilizing tools and equipment used in the construction engineering and surveying trades, to include Instrument/Level, Laser, Slum Cone, Scale, and Nuclear Density Machine. 
  • Skill in utilizing a calculator.
  • Ability to interpret plans, blueprints and, specifications.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations.
  • Ability to use independent judgment in making decisions.
  • Ability to exercise firmness and tact in dealing with contractors, engineers, etc.
  • Ability to interpret and properly apply codes and regulations.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.
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