The purpose of the position is to inspect construction of all types of public works projects, including, but not limited to, improvements, modifications and additions to the City's utilities system, including water treatment plant, pump stations, pipe distribution systems and underground utility systems, to ensure compliance with all applicable City, state, and federal code and regulatory requirements. Plans, reviews, and recommends engineering permits; inspects contractor work in public rights-of-way.
Examples of Duties
Performs site inspections on City's projects; conducts substantial complete and final inspections; keeps data of project status and reports deficiencies.
Reads, reviews and interprets construction plans and specifications and modifies for compliance to documents and specifications. Reviews and recommends engineering permits; inspects contractor work in public rights-of-way.
Researches and signs off on driveway permits for the Building department and follows up with contractors and homeowners about potential utilities conflicts.
Coordinates construction and inspection services in cooperation with contractors and other agencies; communicates and confers with representatives of utility companies, contractors, public agencies and the public.
Supervises and assists with water and sewer shutdowns and affected personnel engaged in construction activities. Assists in the shutdown of water/sewer distribution system for emergency purposes
Provides contact information to set up pre-construction jobsite meets before any construction starts. Implements, modifies, and revises forms for records, construction progress reports, correspondence, tests; reviews and approves invoices for contractor payment. Schedules and make arrangements for construction survey, soil and material test; conducts a variety of tests on new facilities.
Locates and documents utilities requests from vendor; inputs data and maintains routine files and records.
Inspects, monitors and investigates activities related to compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) to ensure compliance with regulations relative to stormwater runoff from construction sites.
Pinpoints GPS coordinates for the water valve turning program and other infrastructure items. Post processes GPS data with GIS staff for correction or edits and review on the water/sewer atlas and as builts. Provides maps/as builts from GIS as needed for staff.
Advises department heads and other officials on construction projects that can have a direct impact on infrastructure. Provides contact information to set up pre-construction jobsite meets before any construction is made.
Inspects new and ongoing construction for proper utility materials and connections.
Assists water and sewer crews as necessary.
Florida Driver License and have an acceptable driving record
High School Diploma or GED
Three to four years of experience in Public Works Construction Inspection or an equivalent combination of education, experience and certification.
FDEP Stormwater, Erosion, and Sedimentation Control Inspector (or ability to obtain in 6 months)
OSHA 10 hours Construction Safety and Health Certificate
MOT Intermediate or Advance Level
Associate Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
AFSSA Traffic Control Supervisor
Sign & Pavement Marking Technician (IMSA Level I or II)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.
Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office or meeting and training rooms, e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire and building safety regulations, and traffic signals when driving.
The City of Coral Springs offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees which include annual leave, holiday pay, personal days and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance.
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