Inspector Jobs Vacancy in Harris County Flood Control District Houston
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Inspector Jobs Vacancy in Harris County Flood Control District Houston Jobs Details:
Responsible for assisting with pre-site inspections, active construction project inspections and final inspection closeouts.
- Previews contracts for scope of work and specifications
- Reviews plans and compares scope of work to actual site conditions.
- Inspects work completed and compares to specifications.
- Monitors construction work in progress to assure proper methods of construction are being deployed, quality workmanship is being applied, and standards are being met.
- Meets with all representatives involved with phases of construction projects for informational exchange including progress reporting, scheduling, lower-level problem resolution, changes, revisions, etc.
- Coordinates with the Project Engineer for Requests for Information issued by the Contractor.
- Prepares progress reports, daily work reports, monthly invoices, P.O. balances, payment estimates, recommendations, notifications, confirmations, and other documents relating to construction projects.
- Calculates and measures quantities of completed construction work and reviews and approves contractor pay estimates for accuracy.
- Examine documents such as contracts and schedules reviewing specifications, requirements, exclusions and exceptions.
- Performs substantial completion of completed projects and prepares a punch list.
- Interact and mediate with the contractors, engineers, and District staff to resolve problems identified on the plans or on the job site.
- Review developer or utility construction plans and specifications involving non flood control features for compliance with District criteria.
- Acts as back-up for flood gate operations which may require activities beyond the usual work hours.
- Perform other duties that may be added or changed as the course and scope of the job directs.
Education & Experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Five years of construction experience including working with project plans.
- Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access,).
- Bachelor’s degree related to construction in Civil Technology, Construction Science, Construction Management, or related degree in that field with two years of construction experience working with project plans, preferred.
- Knowledge of GIS Software and ArcMap is a plus.
- Bi-lingual skills in English/Spanish preferred.
Physical Demands & Environmental Exposure:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
- Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and carrying of items up to 11 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
- Frequent walking up and down steep slopes of ditches or on rough and uneven surfaces or ground such as sloping terrain plowed or furrowed areas or construction sites.
- Frequent driving of a vehicle with automatic controls and four wheel drive.
- Prolonged sitting for extended periods of times.
- Approximately 70% of duties will be performed outdoors where there will be routine exposure to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, air pollution, wind and dust.
- When at field locations, may be exposed to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, air pollution, wind and dust, wildlife and flying/walking insects, vibration and/or noise in excess of 85 decibels.
- Approximately 30% of duties will be performed indoors in a normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, air conditions and noise levels.
- Position Type: Regular Full-Time
- Employee Status: Non-Exempt
- Hours: 40 Hours per week
- Salary: To be discussed in interview
- Requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, all applicants are screened for the presence of illegal drugs, alcohol, and the ability to perform physical functions of this position. EOE 08/20/2019.
This position is/may be funded with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds which are subject to compliance with Section 3. Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with existing Federal, State and local laws and regulations, be directed to low- and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing, and to business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons.