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City of Houston
Department of Public Works Engineering
Engineering Construction Division
*M-F, 7:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
*Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Under the guidance of Senior Inspector, performs inspections of various types of civil construction including paving, water line, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, facilities construction, and traffic signalization to verify compliance with contract documents. Record activities and correspond with the assigned project inspector. Provide support to inspection workforce where needed within the construction branch to augment workforce to workloads. Other duties include, project plan review, assist with field measurements, verify quantities, investigate customer complaints, and have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
There are routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position may involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.
This is a Department of Public Works Engineering Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level.
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 12
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
An equal opportunity employer