$25.02-$35.58 Hourly / $4,336.80-$6,167.20 Monthly / $52,041.60-$74,006.40 Yearly
Resolves differences between plans and specifications; approves, within the guidance provided, minor deviations in construction methods and practices which conform to established precedent; investigates citizen complaints and recommends corrective action; assists in preparation of drawings of the finished construction project. Conducts compliance inspections on a variety of construction projects to determine contractor compliance in accordance with plans; computes quantities; maintains records and reports used in daily inspections to document activities, work progress, daily diaries, testing, and change orders; recommends solutions to problems encountered. Operates computer to enter/retrieve related data in files; maintain accurate and complete electronic records.
Approves or rejects the placement/relocation of utilities based on existing plans or the direction of supervisor; reviews and makes comments on preliminary construction plans and specifications. Provides training, technical advice, and guidance to other personnel; explains/interprets information/policies for employees, public and other agencies. Reads and interprets surveying data, technical plans and specifications, blueprints, or diagrams to complete assignments; Operates a lightweight motor vehicle for travel to work sites. Answers and responds to inquiries related to projects by telephone, e-mail and in person; informs other agencies, consultants and general public about codes; researches work orders. Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: construction practices, techniques, trades, and safety practices.
Working knowledge of: basic mathematics; basic methods and techniques of engineering; municipal rules, regulations and ordinances relating to construction activities; methods, and procedures; work hazards and applicable safety precautions.
Ability to: read and comprehend construction codes, contracts and requirements; follow a logical line of inquiry and reach logical conclusions; perform mathematical computations rapidly and accurately; coordinate activities with others; prepare accurate, factual oral and written reports and maintain records; read dials and gauges; read/interpret survey, engineering/architectural data, plans and specifications; read and interpret legal requirements of contracts; recognize improper procedures, materials and workmanship; verbally communicate moderately complex information; follow and explain moderately complex instructions and procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors’ representatives, officials, and the general public; perform field work involving a considerable amount of walking, at times in unpleasant weather or conditions.
Skill in: the operation and care of basic and precision, personal computer (AutoCADD, MSOffice) and calculator.