Senior Construction Inspector
Senior Construction Inspector
$46,019.00 – $50,064.00 Annually
314 Coleman Young Municipal Center, MI
Certified-Regular Civil Service
Dept of Public Works
Under general supervision, supervises a group of subordinate inspectors engaged in field inspection of construction activities and/or individually performs field inspection work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, codes and recognized standards and methods of work; is in charge of one or more construction projects.
Examples of Duties
Reviews and interprets design plans, specifications, blueprints and sketches and provides information on site peculiarities.
Ensures that site work does not damage existing utilities.
Ensures site is properly barricaded for the safety of workers and the public.
Prepares daily and weekly work progress logs and reports, Inspectors’ Daily Records, and other required construction accounting, work progress and documentation logs and reports.
Prepares and issues deficiency and punch lists to contractors, as required.
Monitors work schedules to determine reasonable progress and prepares estimates for contract progress payments.
Inspects, verifies and reports to supervisors on conditions that may require changes to specifications or construction work procedures and schedules.
Investigates and assists in the resolution of disputes with contractors.
Uses a variety of test and measuring instruments and conducts tests to determine quality of materials and accuracy of work.
Conducts the simpler tests on concrete, asphalt and granular material in a materials laboratory or in the field, as required.
Transports material samples to contracted laboratory facilities and obtains test certifications and documentation.
Obtains and enters construction data into computer data bases.
Interprets plans and specifications.
Engages in or checks on construction surveyor work such as determining location, dimensions, alignment and grade of component structures by use of appropriate surveyor’s instruments.
Maintains field liaison with governmental agencies awarding and regulating construction contracts, suppliers and contractors, by providing information and responding to complaints.
Drives a vehicle to work site locations.
Prepares drawings, sketches and other documentation to reflect construction work as built.
Assigns work to subordinates and monitors their field work and activities.
Trains and instructs less experienced inspection staff in all phases of site inspection work.
Reports violations of work rules and other matters requiring discipline.
High school graduation or GED. Preferably, completion of two years of course work engineering in a college or university of recognized standing.
Two years of experience in inspection, construction and field engineering work.
Subjects and Weights
Computerized Examination: 30%
Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30%
Total: Evaluation of Computerized Examination, Oral Appraisal, Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 100%
Veterans’ Preference: 0 to 15 points
Domicile Credit: 15 points
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.
City Employees Benefits Summary
The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.
Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.
Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.
Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.
Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)
The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.
City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.
VACATION and LEAVE
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King’s Birthday
Day after Thanksgiving
New Year’s Eve
Other Leave Policies
The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,
City Employees Retirement System
As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:
• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; – At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or – At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.
Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.
Have a successful career with the City of
Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.
City of Detroit
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center 2 Woodward Ave ste 316 Detroit, Michigan, 48226
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