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Responsible for the enforcement of the City of Loveland's specifications and related paperwork to document the construction of street and storm drainage projects.
The salary range for this position is $22.41 - $33.56 per hour with a hiring range of $22.41 - $27.98, depending on qualifications and experience. First Reading of applications will be on: September 20, 2019 at 4:30 P.M. M.S.T.
Benefits Package Includes:
City of Loveland University
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs full working level professional construction inspection duties, by rendering objective and impartial decisions in a firm and tactful manner for construction in City right-of-way. Interface with the public in a professional manner to solve citizen issues during roadway construction.
Read, interpret, and enforce applicable street and storm drainage construction codes, construction drawings, working plans, and maps. Provides technical information to contractors and the general public. Operates survey equipment to check grades and have the ability to measure constructed materials to determine quantities. Performs cost estimates of projects for escrow, tracking quantities to ensure that budgets are not exceeded.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
Represents the City in the area of City codes and standards enforcement and serves as liaison between the City and contractors and citizens. Minor design, drafting and sketching of street details; takes field survey notes. Answers the telephone, makes copies of forms and construction drawings, filing and other duties as assigned. Maintain a spreadsheet of current project status and outstanding issues. Interacts with Public Works staff to complete job responsibilities and special projects.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Materials and soils testing experience, storm drainage system construction and testing, sediment and erosion control methods, construction contract monitoring and reporting, project budget control, and technical support to other engineering personnel. Operation ability and the general understanding of survey equipment & principles necessary to inspect and monitor complex construction projects by checking grades and measuring constructed materials to determine quantities. Understanding of construction contract and payment processes. Ability to: communicate effectively both orally and in writing to the general public, supervisor, and co-workers; to prepare concise reports; to research, prepare, and make written and oral presentations regarding City construction inspection operations and procedures. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of heavy civil construction, primarily road and storm drainage, and customary inspection practices.
Thorough understanding of construction materials inspection, sampling and testing as described in the Larimer County Urban Area Street Standards, Colorado Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, or a comparable materials manual. This will typically include, but not limited to, sampling and testing soils, aggregates, asphalt mixes, and concrete for compliance with project specifications by those methods easily accomplished in a field materials laboratory. Thorough understanding of street signing and striping as described in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Ability to read and interpret construction plans, and engineering drawings and interpret legal descriptions, plat maps, and work plans to provide technical information to contractors and general public. Ability to conduct construction surveys and perform cost estimates of projects for escrow. Adjust to changing work conditions and unexpected assignments with a positive attitude while accomplishing duties.
Must be a self-directed, team player who is able to multi-task to provide assistance to both internal and external customers while maintaining a positive attitude. Ability to function as an effective team member who can follow directions and provide concise information and answers, sharing resources and adapting work schedules and priorities to accomplish goals and objectives set by supervisors. Responds to change and to special requests with flexibility in a positive manner and takes initiative to successfully resolve conflicts with others independently. Maintains an effective working relationship with co-workers, customers, contractors and representatives of other governmental entities by employing effective interpersonal skills.
Ability to utilize mainframe computer programs for data entry and extraction (City of Loveland Innoprise and Cityworks Systems).
Accountability, Collaboration, Courtesy and kindness, Innovation, Integrity, Safety, Service
Two (2) years of experience performing inspections including documentation of the quality and quantity of materials placed on urban street and storm drainage projects required. This work should have included the installation of: soils; hot mix asphalt; flatwork and structural concrete; pipe, trenching, manholes, drainage inlets, hydraulic structures and erosion control measures. Working knowledge of Excel and MS Word preferred.
Licensure and/or certifications:
Must possess a valid driver's license. Must possess or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire the Erosion Control Supervisor per the standards of the Colorado Department of Transportation or equivalent. Certification as Traffic Control Supervisor per the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) or the Colorado Contractors Association and Certification as Engineering Technician desired.
Apply At: www.cityofloveland.org
About City of Loveland
Loveland, Colorado is a community that is characterized by welcoming neighborhoods and a sense of individual belonging; that embraces the heritage and natural beauty of the region and values its strategic location. We are located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, approximately one hour north of Denver. Loveland is a home-rule City with a Council/Manager form of government. More than 700 employees are proud to serve Loveland's 72,000 plus community members.
A place where you are responsible for projects and services that directly impact the quality of life of each resident and visitor of Loveland, Colorado and the surrounding communities. Where you can build partnerships with co-workers, businesses and community members that will help further our thriving community and further develop your own professional skills. This is an organization where you will see the results of the important work you do every day.