Job: Contingent Public Improvement Inspector

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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

The City of Aurora is looking for a highly qualified Contingent Public Improvement Inspector to perform inspection of roadway construction, and Capital Improvement Projects within the City's right of way to ensure quality workmanship and construction practices.  This individual will make sure that work is completed in compliance with plans, specifications, rules, regulations, and city codes.

**This contract expires at the end of December 2018, minimum of 30 hours to a max of 40 hours per week contract position, with medical benefits only**
At the City of Aurora we demonstrate our work by modeling the Core 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service; and we welcome all who share those values to apply.
The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides project inspection services to interpret, explain and enforce City standards, specifications and plans
  • Accepts proper construction and rejects or requires replacement of defective work or materials
  • Provides daily documentation of project work activity, equipment, and manpower for City projects
  • Measures and records completed work and participates in pay meetings with contractors
  • Coordinates construction requirements with contractors, project engineers and utility companies
  • Performs annual project re-inspection to determine warranty repair requirements
  • Provides information to developers, contractors or interested parties
  • Collects and provides data
  • Reports verbally or in writing
  • May perform additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School diploma or GED.

Experience:  At least 2 years experience performing construction inspections of roadways and/or utilities for a public jurisdiction or consulting engineering firm. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge:  Knowledge of principles and practices related to the construction of streets, water lines, sewer lines, and other public infrastructure; City standards and specifications; and code enforcement techniques and principals.

Abilities:  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations; read and interpret project plans and drawings; and write and maintain detailed reports, logs and payment records.

Skills:  Skill in the interpretation of engineer's drawings, standards and specifications.

Licenses, Certificates and/or Equipment Required: A Colorado driver's license with a good driving record; this position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands: Moderate physical work which requires ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds with or without assistance; frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; regular walking and standing; a full range of body movements including pushing, pulling, climbing and crawling; foot/eye coordination to operate motor vehicle; vision to read plans, specifications and other information; frequent hearing and speech communication with employees, contractors and citizens.

Work Environment: Works indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions and over all types of terrain with some exposure to dust, noise, traffic and moving construction equipment.

Equipment Used: Operates a motor vehicle; personal computer, measuring equipment such as tapes, levels and micrometers; and camera.

For Veteran's points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.


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