THE POSITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties involved in inspecting the workmanship and materials used in a variety of public works developments, capital improvement projects, and encroachment activities of Town infrastructure; ensures conformance and compliance with applicable Federal, State, and Town laws, codes, ordinances, plans, specifications, and departmental regulations; and performs related work as required. This position will have a M-F schedule, or 4/10s at the Town's discretion.
CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is a single-position classification that performs the full range of technical work in all of the following areas: inspecting the workmanship and materials used in a variety of public works projects; ensuring conformance and compliance with plans, specifications and departmental regulations; and directing and guiding contractors to achieve quality control and proper use of materials. Responsibilities require the use of tact, discretion, and independent judgment and frequent interaction with the public. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This class is distinguished from the professional engineering series in that the latter is a professional level requiring completion of a four-year degree.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Inspects all phases of a variety of public works development and capital improvement construction projects and encroachment activities for conformance with plans, specifications, contract provisions, permits, safe work practices, and regulatory codes.
Performs site inspections and reviews plans and specifications of assigned construction projects, including streets, storm drains, curbs, gutters and sidewalks, street and alley pavement and grading, and utility systems installation and repair projects.
Documents results of work activities, including daily inspection reports, test results, required changes or modifications, staffing and equipment utilized, and other related activities; prepares necessary reports as required.
Coordinates and/or attends pre-construction and progress meetings to review procedures, encroachment permits, plans, and requirements, discuss project status and possible changes, and address other related issues.
Confers with contractors and developers regarding conformance to standards, plans, specifications, and codes; explains requirements and evaluates alternatives.
Consults with engineering staff regarding problems and change alternatives.
Acts as liaison between the Town, contractors, other agencies, and businesses and residents affected by projects; maintains communication among the parties and responds to and resolves issues and complaints or refers them to the proper office for resolution; confers with property owners regarding project schedule, hazards, and inconvenience.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by completion of a vocational/technical program or two (2) years of college-level coursework in civil engineering, drafting, surveying, mathematics, or related field and three (3) years of engineering, public works infrastructure construction, inspection, or related experience.
Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment.
A completed Town of Windsor application and supplemental questionnaire are required. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. To apply online visit our website at www.townofwindsor.com. You can also obtain application materials in person at Town of Windsor Civic Center 9291 Old Redwood Highway, Bldg 400, Windsor CA 95492 Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
THE SELECTION PROCESS This job is open until filled and the first round of applications will be reviewed the week of October 22, 2018. Applications will be screened and those considered best qualified will be invited to appear for a practical exam, an oral interview or both. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee inclusion in the selection process.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits for employee and family
About Town of Windsor
The award winning Town of Windsor is located in Sonoma County and offers the highly acclaimed wine country experience, along with economic opportunity, temperate weather, safe and well-maintained streets and parks, and a beautiful location. The Town has a population of 27,000 and is situated 63 miles north of San Francisco, 20 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. The Town is currently on a 4/10 work schedule from Monday through Thursday, and is closed on Friday, allowing employees more time to enjoy a work-life balance.