Construction Inspector

County of Los Angeles | Alhambra, CA

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Posted Date 4/10/2018


Essential Job Functions:  A Construction Inspector is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: inspects permitted activities in the public and flood control district rights of way to ensure compliance with the permit and approved plans; inspects permitted activities to ensure proper restoration of existing improvements; interprets engineered construction plans; reports variances and documents inspections; responds to inquiries and complaints from the public; performs continuous inspection on one or more projects; identifies, reports, resolves minor issues impacting assigned project; ensures approved materials are received and correctly implanted within the project; coordinates testing of materials when necessary; performs calculations from the plans verifying locations, grades and depth of utilities within the project; identifies non-compliant work and takes appropriate action to bring back into compliance; ensures all changes and/or modifications are noted on the final plans; has general knowledge of code requirements; makes photographic documentation of the progression of the assigned project; has basic understanding and use of computers including programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook; documents and maintains thorough, accurate and informative daily, weekly, monthly and final reports; maintains dialog, coordination and communication with other departments, external agencies and the public; understands CALOSHA worksite safety requirements; uses department equipment and safety attire in accordance to all rules and regulations; thoroughly reviews plans and specifications and reports any discrepancies to supervisor; immediately reports critical issues and/or possible delays to supervisor; ensures any required permits have been obtained and are being followed; completes monthly payment report and submits change order requests when warranted; attends all safety meetings and assigned training classes; and drives to and from assigned projects and complies with all departmental driving policies.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  One year of experience in the supervision or inspection of engineering construction work* including reading and interpreting complex construction blueprints and making calculations therefrom.

*Engineering construction work is defined as: horizontal construction including infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, flood control facilities, utilities, and other engineering structures.

LICENSE:  A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.

Salary: $5,685.36 - $7,063.10 Monthly

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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AddressAlhambra, CA