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PUBLIC WORKS INSPECTOR I

Organization

Louisville Metro Public Works

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Inspects construction of roadways, sidewalks, and appurtenances; within public right-of-way.
Ensures compliance with local ordinances and plans and specifications.
Answers questions and provides information to the public.

Examples of Duties:
UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION -
Reviews construction and planning drawings, and analyzes and interprets blueprints and other technical information.
Responds to the public regarding right-of-way questions and problems.
Inspects sites proposed for right-of-way closure and submits recommendations.
Measures distances to verify accuracy of dimensions of installations and layouts.
Verifies levels, alignment, and elevation of installations, using surveyor's level and transit.
Observes work in progress to ensure that procedures are followed and materials used conform to plans & specifications.
Prepares samples of materials for laboratory testing.
Records quantities of materials received or used during specified periods.
Maintains daily log of construction and inspection activities and compares progress reports.
Computes monthly estimates of work completed and approves quantities.
Conducts site distance, sidewalk, right-of-way obstructions, Handicap parking zone and fire hydrant inspections.
Performs bond release inspections, reviews claims, gathers information for legal proceedings, and testifies in court.
Enforces local ordinances.
Performs related work.

Requirements

Two years of experience in public works construction or other construction.


An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Must wear safety equipment as mandated by OSHA.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

Must enroll in the University of Kentucky Technology Transfer Program (Road Scholars - Road Masters) upon employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess or obtain American Concrete Institute (ACI) Level 1, Aggregate Sampling Technician, Grade Level 1 Technician, and Asphalt Field Technician certifications within six months of employment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work.
Lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds in a team setting.
Must be able to work in extreme varying weather conditions.
Walking, bending, stooping, climbing is required to access varying type of terrain including confined spaces and elevated surfaces.

Type

Full-time

Work Schedule

Set Hours — Must be on 24 hour call.

Salary

$18.64 an hour

Benefits

Louisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor's Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.

Full Time Regular:
· Medical,
· Dental,
· Vision,
· Group Term Life,
· Supplemental Life,
· Accidental Death & Dismemberment,
· Sick Leave,
· Vacation,
· Holiday Pay,
· Bereavement Leave,
· Kentucky Public Pensions Authority,
· 457 Deferred Comp,
· Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits,
· Tuition Assistance,
· Qualified Adult Benefits,
· Childcare Assistance,
· Free TARC Use,
· Paid Parental Leave.

Required Education

High School Diploma

Work Location

Louisville

Application Process

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisvilleky/jobs/3460943/public-works-inspector-i?department[0]=Public%20Works&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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