Construction Inspector

City of Atlanta, GA - Atlanta, GA3.8

Full-time$33,000 - $41,000 a year
Salary Range $33,000 - $41,300

Close Date Until Filled

General Description and Classification Standards

Inspects and monitors construction projects to ensure that work is being done according to applicable plans and specifications. Duties include, but are not limited to: conducting inspections; reviewing plans; maintaining records and files; preparing drawings; preparing reports; and investigating problems.

Supervision Received

Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

Oversees, inspects and assesses construction projects.

Performs inspections of construction sites to ensure compliance with federal, state and city codes, ordinances and regulations.

Ensures that contractors are current with required permits. Maintains listing of projects and areas in need of repair.

Prepares reports and supporting documentation and drafts resolutions for repairs.

Updates and approves utility permits and approves plans for construction contractors.

Greets visitors and directs them to appropriate person or department.

Responds to questions, complaints and requests for information by telephone, in person or by mail from customers, employees and department heads.

Decision Making

Makes independent decisions concerning construction projects.

Leadership Provided

Provides guidance and training as required to lower level staff, interns, temporary employees, etc.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of engineering and inspections and all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities.

Skill in effectively communicating and interacting with contractors, management, employees, members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of the City as they relate to the department.

Ability to read, understand and interpret construction and engineering reports, blue prints, plans, specifications and ability to make less difficult field and office engineering computations.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

2 years' of surveying, engineering or construction management experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.

Preferred Education & Experience

Associate’s degree in engineering or building construction and 3-5 years' of surveying, engineering or construction management experience preferred.

Licensures and Certifications

Licensure or certifications appropriate to the position is required.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.