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Company: City of Burbank
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

OPEN COMPETITIVE RECRUITMENT Open to all qualified candidates

Dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Candidates who pass each phase of the recruitment process will be notified of the official examination dates. Under general supervision, to perform routine inspections of construction in progress by contractors in the public right-of-way; and perform related work as required.
Inspects construction of streets, curbs, gutters, storm drains, sewers, grading projects, water mains, reservoirs, underground vaults, and appurtenant structures to insure work meets contract specifications, permit limitations or work orders; inspects all phases of construction including traffic control, grading, trenching, compaction, backfilling, mixing, pouring, and finishing of concrete or asphalt aggregates, placement of forms and reinforcing steel; takes samples of work for tests: inspects materials for conformance with specifications, and determines if concrete or asphalt aggregate mixes conform with construction specifications; interprets plans, engineering drawings, and specifications; determines if construction is in accordance with federal, state, and City safety regulations; identifies and specifies required corrections and repairs necessary prior to final acceptance of construction; insures proper placement and maintenance of construction and traffic control signs, barricades, and warning devices related to projects; reports work is not in accordance with specifications to supervisor; prepares and maintains daily diary, records and reports, both manually and electronically; inspects private construction of driveways and sidewalks performed under permit to insure conformity with City ordinances; coordinates with Building Department inspectors, other City departments, divisions, and private utilities who inspect projects for conformance with Building Code; documents and creates reports of physical conditions of City streets and other areas and infrastructure in the public right-of-way; follows established safety procedures; drives on City business.
Employment Standards: Knowledge of construction methods, procedures, and materials; current Greenbook and City of Burbank standards of construction; occupational hazards and safety practices related to construction sites and traffic control; spelling, grammar, and punctuation.Skill in operating modern computers and related software; using independent judgement and decision-making skills based on standard policy or working procedures and federal, state, and city safety regulations.Ability to read and interpret plans, engineering drawings, and specifications; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; follow written and oral directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, workmen, supervisors, fellow employees, and the public; develop and maintain necessary skills from on-the-job training to meet the standards of performance; work overtime as required.Education/Training: Graduation from high school or equivalent; and two years of public works construction inspection experience, or two years of public works construction experience, and completion of 15 semester units of college coursework in engineering, inspection technology, or a closely related field with a grade "C" or better.Special Conditions & Requirements: Ability to perform essential functions of the classification, which include the ability of lift and move objects weighing up to 20 pounds, bend in all directions, climb stairs and ladders, walk on uneven surfaces, make field observations, and remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.License & Certificates: A valid California Class "C" driver's license or equivalent at time of appointment. All required licenses and certificates must be maintained throughout employment in this classification.
Desirable Qualifications: A certificate in Public Works Inspection from an accredited vocational school or college.

Keywords: City of Burbank, Burbank , CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR I, Professions , Burbank, California

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