Engineering Inspector, Senior

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City of Augusta
Augusta, GA, United States

Phone: 706.821.1850
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Engineering Inspector, Senior


Augusta, GA 


$48,554.00 - $55,838.00

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Job Description:

This is a senior position in its classification. Performs engineering, utility encroachment, and erosion sedimentation & pollution control inspections for roadway, bridge, drainage, land development, utility work, and other construction projects. Provides construction compliance services within the guidelines of county and departmental procedures and regulations, accepted Engineering standards and surveying methods, state guidelines, and approved development & construction plans. Records and manages ES&PC and utility encroachment program data and produces reports. Conducts ES&PC investigations. Reports to the Construction Manager or other designated person and works with co-workers, employees, private engineers, and the public to provide technical support.
  • Inspects drainage and roadway projects to ensure compliance with approved construction drawings and applicable codes. Inspect all construction materials to ensure compliance with contract requirements and construction specs and standards. Inspects land development activities to ensure compliance with approved development plans and ES&PC Plans.
  • Inspects and manages utilities right-of-way encroachment activities and repairs to ensure compliance with the permit. Records and manages ES&PC program data and produces relevant reports. Investigates ES&PC requests. Maintains an inspector diary and survey conducted field book notes.
  • Serves as liaison between the contractor's field personnel and Engineering Department Management.
  • Trains and serves as resource to co-workers.

Education:  High school diploma or GED

Experience:  Five (5) years in similar position or three (3) years of experience in street/roadway, storm drainage, commercial/public subdivision construction, utility construction, and field surveying WITH a Construction Management Certificate or Public Works Inspector Certificate.

  • Considerable knowledge of engineering, road construction, drainage system installation, vegetation, construction materials and structural fill material.
  • Good knowledge of grading, drainage, paving, planting, fertilizing, mulching, and soil stabilization.
  • Considerable knowledge of construction material testing, soil mechanics, erosion control and grasses.
  • Familiarity with surveying methods and practices, and basic mathematics.
  • Familiarity with local policies and procedures, soil erosion laws, and infrastructure construction process.
  • Read and interpret engineering plans, blueprints and specifications, records of surveys, and tract descriptions.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Good computer use skills and familiar with word processing and spread sheet software.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Certification:  Must possess or have the ability to obtain Georgia E&S Level I B certification within 90 days of employment.

Licensing:  Possess a valid driver's license with good driving history. If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment.