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Contingent Public Improvement Inspector job in Aurora

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Job Ref:  14-00069
Organization:  City of Aurora
Job Category:  Construction Management
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Colorado (CO)
City:  Aurora
Salary and Benefits:  $17.74-$26.07

All applications must be submitted online at auroragov.org or in person at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. Aurora, CO 80012-3rd floor Human Resources


Performs inspection of roadway construction and utility infrastructure construction to ensure quality workmanship and construction practices; and that work is completed in compliance with plans, specifications, rules, regulations, and city codes.

**This is a contingent position expecting to last through December 31, 2014**


  • Provides project inspection services to interpret, explain and enforce City standards, specifications and plans.
  • Accepts proper construction and rejects or requires replacement of defective work or materials.
  • Provides daily documentation of project work activity, equipment, and manpower for City projects.
  • Measures and records completed work and participates in pay meetings with contractors.  
  • Coordinates construction requirements with contractors, project engineers and utility companies.
  • Performs annual project re-inspection to determine warranty repair requirements. Provides information to developers, contractors or interested parties.
  • Collects and provides data; reports verbally or in writing.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


Education: High School diploma or GED.

Experience: At least 2 years experience performing construction inspections of roadways and/or utilities for a public jurisdiction or consulting engineering firm. An equivalent combination of training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge: Knowledge of principles and practices related to the construction of streets, water lines, sewer lines, and other public infrastructure; City standards and specifications; and code enforcement techniques and principals.

Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations; read and interpret project plans and drawings; and write and maintain detailed reports, logs and payment records.

Skills: Skill in the interpretation of engineer's drawings, standards and specifications.

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required: Colorado driver's license with a good driving record. This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

WORKING CONDITIONS Physical Demands: Moderate physical work which requires ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds; frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; regular walking and standing; a full range of body movements including pushing, pulling, climbing and crawling; foot/eye coordination to operate motor vehicle; vision to read plans, specifications and other information; frequent hearing and speech communication with employees, contractors and citizens.

Work Environment: Works indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions and over all types of terrain with some exposure to dust, noise, traffic and moving construction equipment.

Equipment Used: Operates a motor vehicle; personal computer, measuring equipment such as tapes, levels and micrometers; and camera.

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