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Senior Engineering Inspector job in Colorado Springs

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Organization:  City of Colorado Springs
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Colorado (CO)
City:  Colorado Springs
Salary and Benefits:  $4,442 - $5,553 monthly
05/03/2013

The City of Colorado Springs is offering an excellent career opportunity as a Senior Engineering Inspector with Public Work/City Engineering Division. The City Engineering Division provides civil engineering and related services for the Colorado Springs community by building and managing its backbone including transportation and stormwater systems. This division inspects and regulates the work of private developers who initially created most of the public infrastructure for our city. City Engineering sets and enforces the standards of design and construction that govern the way the city’s streets and drainage systems are built and maintained. Its staff is committed to providing the public with quality infrastructure through cost-effective and professional engineering services.

As a Senior Engineering Inspector, you will perform highly technical, advanced civil engineering inspection activities, and supervise staff in your assigned area.

Typical Responsibilities

Perform preliminary, interim and final construction inspections for civil engineering projects including roads, streets, appurtenant structures, catch basins, bridges, drainage facilities, sidewalks, curb and gutter, grading, and erosion control.

Review and approve permit applications.

Maintain construction field notes and records.

Investigate citizen and business inquiries related to assigned area of responsibility.

Ensure that all construction work complies with City codes and engineering standards, ADA(Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations, and approved engineering specifications and plans.

Examples of Job Competencies

Knowledge of:

Operations, services, and activities of an engineering inspection program

Principles and practices of engineering inspection and approval

Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluationBasic civil engineering principles

Basic principles of construction management and documentation

Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations

Ability to:

Perform technical engineering inspections

Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications

Communicate clearly and concisely, orally, and in writing

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including City officials and the public

Physical requirements for this position include maintaining the physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, walking, crawling, stooping or kneeling for extended periods, and occasional moderate lifting.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering technology or a related field. Significant related experience will be considered in lieu of an Associates degree.

Four years of full-time increasingly responsible experience in construction/civil engineering inspection or a closely related field.

Possess or obtain upon hire, a Colorado driver’s

Desirable Qualifications

Experience which demonstrates knowledge of computer software applications applicable to engineering inspections, project management, and record keeping such as Cartegraph and Microsoft Project.



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