IDEAL CANDIDATE: The Public Works Construction Inspection Supervisor will use their proactive thinking skills and problem solving ability while working with other departments, agencies and the public on various inspection related issues. The ideal candidate will be a technical expert in their field and have a wide range of knowledge in Public Works infrastructure. This person will have excellent organization and planning skills, decision-making skills, have the ability to take initiative, customer focus, strong analytical skills, good leadership skills, as well as a strong work ethic.
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The following list represents some of the essential functions of this position.
Supervises the inspection and enforcement activities of the department.
Supervises, plans, prioritizes, schedules, assigns, and evaluates the work of the construction inspector group.
Manages the inspection of the City's Capital Improvement Program which includes construction and maintenance of bridges, streets, storm drains, sanitary sewers, street lighting, traffic signals, parks, landscaping, miscellaneous utilities, buildings and specialized facilities. This work requires discretionary interpretation and application of plans, specifications, contract language, and other related regulations and restrictions.
Responds to verbal and written inquiries; provides technical assistance to subordinates, contractors, engineers, architects, and the public in regards to construction projects, code interpretations, specifications, inspection requests, department policies and procedures, and project documentation.
Reviews construction plans, specifications, and standards for constructability and offers alternative recommendations.
Conducts research and prepares reports regarding work unit activities, or regarding selected inspections, complaints, or disputes.
Assigns work to inspection and clerical staff; provides instructions and answers questions; coordinates the scheduling and completion of projects by determining operational priorities and resolving work load problems; may issue permits and schedule appointments.
Inspects work for accuracy and completeness; evaluates work techniques and methods for conformance to established work standards.
Trains staff in inspection procedures, safety practices, communication with contractors' representatives and the public, and proper project documentation methods and procedures.
Participates in the selection of employees; provides recommendations for hiring, promotions and transfers, recommends disciplinary action as needed; and participates in the response to grievances.
Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; evaluates work methods and procedures for improving inspection operation performance and meeting goals; ensures that goals are achieved; forecasts the needs and resources of the of the Public Works Inspection operations; assists in assessing current and long-range goals and objectives.
Regular attendance is an essential function of this classification.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree in construction inspection or a closely related field and four years of experience in construction inspection, including or supplemented by two years of lead supervision experience.
Prior supervisory experience in construction, construction inspection, or closely relatedly field is highly desired.
COMPETENCIES The following list represents the core competencies needed for success in this position.
Customer Focus- ability to listen to external sources of information, and work across functions, departments and teams to help offer service excellence to customers
Ability to Take Initiative/ Responsibility- ability to stand up and be counted to find an appropriate solution, and for taking the necessary action without any prompting.
Ability to Work independently- ability to perform his/her work with little or no guidance from others.
Analytical skills – ability to evaluate large or complex situations in a logical and systematic way and to identify the most critical issues and factors that need to be dealt with.
Making decisions and solving problems skills – ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Organizational Skills – Ability to prepare effective strategies to achieve the organizations goals.
Ethical Conduct- wiliness to initiate action when and if you become aware of violations of law and/or business ethics that jeopardize customer, employee and investor confidence.
Results Orientation – ability to maintain a firm focus on useful results and outcomes and not just input activity and/or misdirected effort.
Internal Number: 19-048
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