Construction Inspector 1/II (Defined-Term*)

Alameda County Water District | Fremont

Salary Range: $87,846.72 - -$123,468.80 annually, depending on qualifications and experience
Open Date: 06/20/2018
Close Date: 07/20/2018

Position Description

*Defined-Term Positions are allocated full-time equivalent positions with appointments that are intended to last longer than six months but less than or up to two years. These assignments are not continuing in nature and terminate upon completion of the work, a specified term, decrease in workload such that the positon is no longer required or the end of the budget allocation. The current Construction Inspector I/II Defined-Term position, for which this recruitment is conducted to fill, is anticipated to last two years after the initial hire date. However, if workload decreases such that the position is no longer required, it will be eliminated.

THE POSITION: The Alameda County Water District located in Fremont, CA is seeking to hire a Defined-term Construction Inspector I/II position. Under direction of the Development Services Manager, the Construction Inspector I/II acts as the District’s representative in monitoring and overseeing the activities of contractors performing work on construction projects. Strong technical knowledge and excellent customer service skills are needed to perform field inspections of water utility-related construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, and accepted construction methods. The Construction Inspector also performs basic drafting and mapping, assists in reviewing plans covering all discipline areas, e.g., civil, electrical, mechanical, etc., performs basic construction-related surveying, conducts water quality sampling, performs basic engineering calculations and computer data entry, keeps a variety of records and logs, performs quantity take-offs, monitors project status, reads and understands plans and specifications covering all disciplines, e.g., civil, electrical, mechanical, etc., prepares customer job orders, and prepares a variety of schedules, notices, procedures and reports.

Position Qualifications

Education and Experience – Possession of a high school diploma, or its equivalent; and
Construction Inspection I: Three (3) years of full time experience in a construction trade or as engineering technician.

Construction Inspector II: Three (3) years of full-time experience equivalent to the District’s classification of Construction Inspector I.

Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record
Construction Inspector I: Must obtain a Grade 1 Water Distribution Operator Certification within 12 months of employment. Failure to obtain a Grade 1 Water Distribution Operator Certification within 12 months will result in termination of employment.

Construction Inspector II: Possession of a Grade 2 Water Distribution Operator Certification is required.

How to Apply

1. Application materials must be submitted online at no later than 5:00 p.m., on Friday, July 20, 2018. Application materials must include a completed Alameda County Water District Employment application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Incomplete applications will not be given further consideration. 2. Candidates who present the best job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in a qualifications appraisal, which may include a written exercise as well as an interview by an appraisal panel. 3. Candidates passing the qualifications appraisal process will be ranked on an employment list for further consideration. Top-ranking candidates will be invited to a personal interview with the hiring Supervisor.
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