City of Tucson


$16.60-$31.92 Hourly / $34,528.00-$66,393.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916

General Description

Inspects construction projects for compliance with applicable building and engineering codes, land use plans, development standards, and approved plans.

Investigates complaints from the public and organizations, and makes recommendations according to current standards and specifications.

Essential Functions

Performs inspections of construction projects by comparing approved plans to the field conditions, verifying that current codes and specifications are being met, viewing curbs, roadway paving, drainage improvements and sidewalk construction, back-fill work, excavations and similar constructions projects.


Meets with consultants and contractors to discuss status of projects and code compliance.


Investigates drainage complaints by retrieving plans and reports, comparing existing field conditions to current standards and specifications, and making recommendations according to the current plans.


Compiles reports, and maintains records, constructions paperwork and rights-of-way permit files.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years in inspecting construction projects for compliance with applicable building and engineering codes and standards

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 17

Occupational Group Description: General Inspections

EEO Job Category Code: C

EEO Job Category Description: Technicians

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 8720

Bargaining Unit: CWA

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2501; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;