The Department of Transportation is seeking highly qualified, dedicated, dependable, motivated and customer-oriented professionals to join their engineering team. The Construction Inspector provides construction surveillance of public works projects for compliance with applicable engineering codes and standards. This position receives direction from the Lead Inspector and consults the engineer for design changes or approval to do extra work.
**The City of Tucson values the safety of our employees, our residents, our community, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the City of Tucson.**
Coordinates inspections of construction sites to ensure compliance with contracts, standards, and specifications. Creates and maintains documentation of site findings.
Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.
Conducts job site inspections by making daily visits to active construction projects, reviewing progress, measuring and calculating for contract items, monitoring activities, enforcing codes and processes, and investigating complaints.
Supervises sites by planning, organizing, and overseeing inspection activities, coordinating with contractors and inspectors, and ensuring conformance with contract specifications.
Interprets engineering documents, compiles reports and documentation, reviews pay estimates, and provides monthly estimates to contractors.
Closes projects by coordinating final work site inspection, providing a list of items that need completing, generating final quantities and pay estimates, and completing final documentation.
Overseeing system connections and conducts tests.
Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School
Minimum Experience Qualifications: 4 years and over inspecting construction projects for compliance with applicable building and engineering codes and standards
Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. Those candidates scoring the highest will be invited to participate in an oral board interview.
Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on an Eligibility List. An applicant's ranking on the list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:
- 10% of your rating for education and work experience
- 90% of your oral board interview
If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Sandra Zurbrick at (520) 260-9306 least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
The list may be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.
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Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements
30 lb Lift Test
To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.
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Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.