Under general supervision, responsible for overseeing and ensuring the quality of Capital Improvement and Development construction projects in the Town’s right of way. This may include inspecting water, wastewater, paving, storm drainage systems and landscape and irrigation to assure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and Contract Documents.
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Conducts on-going field inspections of assigned projects to verify compliance with approved plans and specifications and ensure the quality of work and materials; prepares corresponding reports and maintains files.
Coordinates and oversees Construction Material Testing with Contractors and Testing Firms.
Calculates or reviews Quantity Verification Sheet to establish and document field quantities.
Prepares Daily Construction Reports to document daily on-site activities, issues and directions.
Reviews Monthly Pay Application submittals for compliance with requirements and accuracy.
Inspects work in Town right-of-ways; communicates with the Utility department, contractors, and subcontractors in relation to modifications needed in traffic control and restorations to impacted property or facilities; recommends issuing citations when appropriate.
Assists with the right-of-way permit application and issuance program.
Participates in maintaining inspection trucks, tools, equipment, files, and documents; washes and fuels truck; stocks, cleans, and organizes tools and equipment.
Performs storm drain erosion control inspections; manages the Dig-TESS line locate service and performs line locates in response to tickets; distributes tickets to other Town employees as necessary; retains records of tickets.
May reviews plans submitted by developers and engineers for proposed projects within the Town to verify compliance with Town standards and System requirements; researches and retrieves plan records from plan archives; provides information to requesting parties.
Collaborates with others to develop standards and specifications for materials and construction practices for use in right-of-ways and all public infrastructure construction.
Attends and participates in various meetings, required continuing education, training classes, project meetings, and other training opportunities as appropriate; conducts research.
May be asked to perform additional job duties that are directly, indirectly or completely unrelated to normal job functions in the course of presenting certain Town special events.
Performs related duties as required or assigned.
Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND five (5) years of construction or inspection experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with fellow employees, Town officials, Citizens and Contractors. Continuing Education seminars, classes and certifications related to construction are a plus. Safe driving record. Clear criminal background check and clear pre-employment drug screen.
Utility construction including water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer system installation standards and practices.
Civil construction including street, sidewalk and trail improvements, as well as retaining walls and other structures.
Amenities including decorative pavements, landscaping and irrigation, and site furniture.
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Best Management Practices.
Construction scheduling, traffic control, trench safety, ADA and concrete mix designs.
Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
Work safety policies, procedures, and practices.
Construction means, methods, and materials.
Reading and interpreting complex construction drawings and specifications.
Interacting with staff, contractors, and the public tactfully and professionally.
Completing mathematic calculations required for quantity verification.
Computer skills in Word and Excel.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS A valid Texas Driver’s License is required.
The following are preferred certifications: Work Zone Traffic Control Classes; Stormwater Pollution Prevention Practices/ National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System; APWA Public Infrastructure Inspector Certification or TX DOT Inspector training/experience; and other construction related seminars and continuing education certificates are preferred.
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS This is a nonexempt position. Routine schedule is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Schedule may be modified if department needs arise. May be required to work overtime and weekends if needed.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT Work is performed throughout the Town at potentially dangerous construction sites and includes exposure to inclement weather conditions and requires moderate physical exertion.
The Town of Addison is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.
About Town of Addison
The Town of Addison is a local government located in DFW. The Public Works & Engineering Department provides planning, engineering, and maintenance services for Addison's infrastructure including streets, traffic signals, drainage, water, and wastewater. They oversee implementation of capital improvements and provide a thorough engineering review of all new development and inspection services for construction projects. They strive to integrate community concern into each project.