Construction Safety and Quality Inspector Reporting to the Safety and Construction Quality Manager, the Safety and Quality Construction (SQC) Inspector is responsible for inspecting construction projects to ensure safe work practices and high-quality installations. Inspections include ensuring contract compliance, reviewing site safety and assessing quality of workmanship. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Perform in-depth physical reviews of construction work. 2. Conduct daily site inspections to ensure that work: a) Is performed safely and in compliance with the site safety program, and b) Complies with all approved contract documents, the New York City Building Code and all other applicable city, state and federal codes and regulations. 3. Prepare site audit reports and recommend corrective action, if necessary. 4. Track and monitor corrective action taken by contractor to ensure adequate resolution. 5. Enter audit findings and approved corrective action, if any, in QA database. 6. Review Contract Drawings and Specifications in detail, compare with shop drawings and approved submittals to verify field installation. 7. Conduct Comprehensive Worksite Assessments (previous contract history, inspections and report preparation) for new contracts with returning high-risk contractors. 8. Interface with Office of Design to verify and eliminate future conflicts between Contract Drawings and Specifications; and approve corrective action recommendations for deficiencies encountered on-site. 9. Develop and maintain a best practices log. 10. Perform off-site inspections as required in manufacturer facilities for sample approvals. 11. Assist in the development and delivery of safety training to NYCHA staff and vendors. 12. Investigate major construction incidents and recommend corrective action if necessary. 13. Prepare or assist in the preparation of incident reports. 14. Attend on-site and central office meetings. 15. Maintain familiarity with applicable building codes and governmental regulations. 16. Maintain familiarity with contract documents in the CPD portfolio. 17. Verify and highlight to the Project Management Teams any item and/or material used on-site that may initiate or require a financial credit to NYCHA. 18. Mentor newly appointed CPD staff in various phases of construction as required and as needed. NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/downloads/pdf/psb/100_1.pdf
Minimum Qualification Requirements 1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience managing and/or inspecting one or more construction projects which must have a total cost of at least $300,000 for each of the five years of the required experience; or 2. One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management; or 3. One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a valid license as a professional engineer, registered architect, or registered landscape architect, issued by a board of examining engineers, architects, or landscape architects duly established and qualified pursuant to the laws of any state or territory of the United States; or 4. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and a combination of at least two years of experience as described in “1” above and the education as described in ‘2” above to equal a total of five years of education and experience. Matriculation in an undergraduate college degree program as described in ‘2” above may be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits for one year of satisfactory full-time experience up to a maximum of three years of experience.
Note: Candidates must specify for each construction project they worked on: a description of the construction project, the time period they worked on the construction project, and the type of work they performed. Candidates must also specify the money allotted for the project.
Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. If you have moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment. 5. For Assignment to Level II, in addition to meeting the "Qualification Requirements" above, candidates must have one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience working in Assignment Level I; or one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience as described in "1" above. 6. For Assignment to Level III, in addition to meeting the Qualification Requirements for Construction Project Manager, candidates must have two additional years of satisfactory full-time experience working in Construction Project Manager Assignment Level I and II; or two additional years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in question "1" above and possess a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York which must be maintained for the duration of employment noting that if you have moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified. Preferred Skills 1. Exceptional leadership abilities. 2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 3. Five (5) years of construction supervision/monitoring experience. 4. Ability to audit multiple construction trades, including but not limited to electrical, civil and mechanical. 5. Proficiency in utilizing project management software and Microsoft Office products. 6. Strong organizational skills. 7. Possess OSHA 30-hr Construction Safety Certification within the last 5 calendar years.
Interested candidates may submit cover letter and resume to www.nyc.gov/careers/search. Search for JOB ID# 400494.
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