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Public Works Development and Inspection Specialist

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $30.94 - $38.13 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0150-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
The City of Salem is seeking to hire a Public Works Development and Inspection Specialist to perform technical plan review and inspection of franchise utilities, public works facilities and erosion sediment control installations to ensure compliance with codes, ordinances, plans and specifications.

Inspection duties include technical inspection of the construction of public works facilities, the connection of private facilities to public works facilities, and the use and repair of public facilities by franchise utilities that occupy the public right-of-way. Technical inspection involves visual, on-site inspections of franchise utility projects; conducting and analyzing field and laboratory test results for compliance with standards; interpreting plans and specifications to field conditions and development progress; monitoring and confirming costs related to construction; and documenting inspection activity through daily reports, photo submissions and entries in permit tracking program.

Plan review duties include performing field review of utility plans for accurate depiction of field conditions and compliance with Design Standards and Standard Construction Specifications. Identify and flag issues, such as secondary impacts on existing utilities.

This position will have extensive contact with contractors, the public and utility companies in providing technical information and achieving compliance with a variety of regulations. Incumbent will serve as the primary point of contact between the utility contractor and the City of Salem regarding day-to-day coordination of construction projects, associated problem identification, resolution, and follow up.

The qualified candidate will have demonstrated experience inspecting the installation, maintenance, and coordination of construction and special projects as they pertain to franchise utilities.

The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check and physical abilities exam.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Associate's degree in construction technology, civil engineering or related field, or two or more years of experience performing journey level (independent) work related to construction and or/inspection programs in the area being inspected by the position.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Inspector I or view by clicking here .

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as part of the application review process, please make sure to include how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification in your application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

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For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .



Posted: 2021-09-21 Expires: 2021-10-23

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