NOTE: This is currently a 6 month contract which may be extended
based on business needs.
Performs technical skilled work in inspecting public works
construction projects, and utility work performed in the public
right-of-way. The Engineering Inspector is distinguished from the
Engineering Senior Inspector by the level of inspections
Performs inspections of all types of civil engineering/public
works improvements built within the right-of-way and public
easements and occasionally on private property in accordance with
city policy and code, including such projects as streets, bridges,
culverts, storm drains, water mains, utility service connections,
walls and traffic signal systems.
Inspects construction sites for public safety and traffic
Inspects and observes construction materials and methods to
ensure compliance with approved plans, specifications and
construction details at the construction site.
Notifies contractor of unsafe conditions and work that is out of
Approves alternate methods or materials for Capital Project
within the scope of authority delegated by the Civil Engineering
Admin or Project Manager.
Requests as-builts at appropriate phase of project.
Coordinates final acceptance procedure, walk-through and
Coordinates the construction of City projects with utilities,
other divisions/departments, contractors, and sub-contractors.
Computes monthly estimates of work and recommends payments to
Investigates and resolves citizen and other complaints and
performs related public relation activities.
Coordinates and monitors materials testing; maintains a file on
Monitors project for public safety and checks barricading.
- Operates a city vehicle to perform site inspections in various
Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements/Success Factors
Three years of work experience in construction or inspection of
public works construction projects
Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) specifications and
City of Glendale Supplements and the practical application of
Relevant City of Glendale ordinances
Federal and State Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
City of Phoenix Traffic and Barricade Manual Materials,Traffic
laws, ordinances and rules involved in motor vehicle operation
Construction practices, materials, details, specifications,
symbols, terminology and codes
Principles and techniques of civil engineering including
materials testing, surveying, and plans review Engineering
terminology and Inspection procedures
Environmental regulations pertaining to construction, such as
dust control and storm water management, precautions for handling
hazardous substances and wastes
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) construction
Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies
The use and maintenance of testing equipment, survey instruments
and measuring devices.
Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications and
compare them to work in progress.
Determine defects in construction and recommend solutions to
bring project into compliance.
Make mathematical calculations - fractions, percentages and
ratios and draw logical conclusions.
Keep legible written records and prepare basic reports.
Provide thoughtful and thorough analysis.
Listen, communicate and work effectively with a diverse group of
Handle multiple projects simultaneously and use good judgment in
prioritizing work assignments.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
co-workers, supervisors, engineers, contractors and the general
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Detect hazardous situations on construction sites.
Complete OSHA/safety training as required.
Distinguish the full range of the color spectrum to distinguish
things like utility markings, wiring, City of Glendale concrete
colors, and ADA domes.
Any equivalent combination of training and experience that
provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is
Possession of a valid Arizona driver's license
Possession of Nuclear ARRA gauge certification with 12 months of
Must obtain and maintain the following within 1 year of
ACI field certification
ATTI field certification
Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing
prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol
testing throughout their period of employment in accordance with
the City of Glendale Substance Abuse policy.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Requires lifting of heavy construction materials of up to 65
Duties require working in field areasaround construction
equipment, in traffic, andin trenches. Exposureto seasonalweather
conditions, excessivenoise, radioactivity, dustand hazardous