• City of Boulder
  • $48,160.00 -93,810.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Construction
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd


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Overall Job Objective Under general supervision, to coordinate and inspect construction projects located in or impacting public parks and recreation assets for compliance with the Design and Construction Standards and related municipal codes and standards; to ensure that plans and specifications requirements are met; and to work with the public and other city staff to resolve complaints and requests for service related to public infrastructure and construction. Duties & Responsibilities 1. Coordinates and inspects construction projects located in or impacting public parks and recreation assets including work related to park renovation projects, special use facilities, permanent structures, parking lots, ADA compliance projects, historic preservation, and reclamation projects. This includes but is not limited to the following: Interprets detailed construction plans and inspects materials and installation to meet plan specifications and city code requirements. Witnesses materials and equipment testing. Verifies use of appropriate methodologies and documents results. Identifies problems and makes field decisions as necessary to bring projects into compliance with city code. Documents construction progress, field changes, and inspections. Reviews and approves \"as-built\" construction drawings. Ensures that contractors are fully informed of city requirements, necessary permits, relevant processes and deadlines from time of initial contact to final acceptance of the project. Monitors implementation of erosion control and traffic control plans to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Responds to inquiries about project applications, city plan requirements, policies, codes, processes, right-of-way construction permits, and related matters. Reads and interprets surveys, plats, easements, and other legal documents. Assists in ensuring that contractors meet all licensing and insurance requirements for working in the city of Boulder. 2. Provides assistance in design processes, bidding, construction and project development. This includes but is not limited to the following: Performs field visits and provides input on proposed design plans. Assists staff with review of construction plans and reports Develops cost estimates and materials specifications. Reviews construction/renovation plans and designs with staff and designers. Makes recommendations as needed to ensure functionality, feasibility, and efficiency of proposed projects. Obtains necessary construction materials, supplies and contract labor. Reserves rental equipment as needed. Performs on-site management of projects, including coordination of work between multiple contractors and staff. Develops and monitors work site safety processes to ensure the safety of citizens, staff and contractors, including notifying public affected by construction through the public notification process and securing construction sites at the end of the day. Coordinates construction and service line locates with utility companies. Ensures adherence to departmental policies regarding environmental and resource protection. Verifies scope of work is completed per contract documents. 3. Provides assistance to the public and city staff on construction and infrastructure related issues. This includes but is not limited to the following: Works with the review staff, the public, contractors, and other city departments as necessary to resolve complaints, requests for service, and right-of-way related code violations. May issue stop work orders and/or coordinate with enforcement staff as necessary to achieve compliance. Interacts with professional engineers, architects, contractors, and homeowners to discuss and resolve design and construction issues. Supports enforcement efforts by analyzing issues and providing documentation for necessary City departments, such as City Attorney's office and Code Enforcement, and testifies in court as necessary. Researches and interprets codes, plans, reports, survey documents, and legal agreements. May assist with emergency response and investigation of development related incidents. 4. Maintains knowledge of pertinent construction standards and practices including those related to transportation, domestic water, wastewater, stormwater, flood control, natural gas, electric, telecommunications, traffic control, and erosion control, earthwork, carpentry, irrigation and landscape 5. Maintains knowledge of pertinent City Master Plans, City policies, Municipal codes, and Design and Construction Standards. 6. Maintains professional certifications as required to meet the needs of the City. 7. Maintains personal and professional standards of continuous improvement; updates job knowledge as to changing products, technologies and building codes. 8. Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the City. 9. Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and act accordingly to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment. Reports all accidents and damage to City property. Generally, duties and responsibilities are listed from most to least critical or time consuming. Qualifications REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of two years of experience in engineering, construction or maintenance work demonstrating knowledge of construction methods, materials and standards for transportation, utility, and stormwater facilities. Demonstrated ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate courteously and effectively with contractors, the general public and coworkers. Demonstrated ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering construction drawings, building codes, regulations, specifications, engineering studies, and technical reports. Working knowledge of construction materials and standards, current construction practices and methods. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. Effective organizational and time management skills. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Strong attention to detail. Valid driver's license. Have and maintain an acceptable motor vehicle record and background information, including criminal history. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS ? In addition to the required minimum qualifications: Previous experience with construction inspection in municipal government. Computer software experience, including schedule tracking software, AutoCAD, electronic mail, word processing, spread sheet and database applications. Experience working with legal documents including surveys, plats, easements, and agreements. Training or certification in erosion control inspection. Certification as an ATSSA Traffic Control Technician or Traffic Control Supervisor. Supplemental Information WORKING CONDITIONS - Required Physical and Mental Effort, and Environmental Conditions: Physical and Mental Effort: Ability to perform both sedentary activity in an office environment and moderately strenuous physical activity in an outdoor environment; physical ability to stand, walk, climb, and kneel on varied terrain; regularly lifting and carrying including occasionally lifting objects over 100 pounds; frequent hand/eye coordination to operate personal computer and office equipment; vision for operating vehicles, reading, recording, and interpreting information; speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and customers. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, public contact, and changing priorities and conditions. Work Environment: Works primarily in an outdoor environment in variable weather conditions. Frequent exposure to noise, adverse weather conditions, machinery/equipment hazards, and traffic hazards. Periodic exposure to other physical and chemical hazards including dust, chlorine, solvents, and other construction related materials. Works in a setting subject to continuous interruptions and background noises. Machines and equipment used in work include, but are not limited to the following: City vehicle, personal computer, telephone, photocopy machine, facsimile machine, measuring devices, handheld computer, camera equipment, calculator, and testing equipment. ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Note: The above description is illustrative only. It is not meant to be all-inclusive.SDL2017
Associated topics: compliance, construction, inspection, inspector, inspector surveyor, problem, rodman, survey, surveyor, violation

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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