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Transportation Project Inspector


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Rate of Pay: Pay based on qualifications
Status: Open Until Filled

The Transportation Project Inspector is funded through the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) for Transportation Improvements.  Under direction of the Transportation Project Manager, provides construction engineering and inspection oversight, supervision, and technical expertise for the implementation of City transportation improvement projects.  Specialty areas for this assignment include, but are not necessarily limited to construction management, and construction inspections for transportation projects.  The duties of this position include verifying construction and completing work in accordance with the construction contract documents.  Employees in this classification ensure regulatory compliance with all applicable standards at the Federal, State and City level.  Work includes responsibility for management of professional contractors as may be required according to the specific projects.  Duties as outlined herein are performed according to the specialty area of assignment. 

The duties of this position include monitoring the contractor’s daily onsite construction activities and inspecting materials entering the work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and special provisions for the construction contract.   Maintain records of the contractor’s daily operations and events that affect the work, monitoring and inspecting contractor’s work zone and traffic control plan.  Such activities may include but not necessarily limited to:

  • Erosion control
  • Demolitions
  • Clearing and grading
  • Subgrade and base work
  • Asphalt and concrete paving
  • Storm sewer systems
  • Underground utility work
  • Concrete work including curb and gutters and sidewalks
  • Bridge Repairs and Bridge Replacements


Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in roadway construction inspection; minimum two (2) years of experience in roadway construction, bridge repair and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Must be able to obtain within six (6) months of employment and maintain a Level 1B Certification for Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control and Work Zone Safety Certification.
  • Knowledge and skill using computer software such as Word and Excel, e-mail and internet.
  • Be able to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  In addition, must be able to calculate decimals, percentages as well as the ability to utilize certain principles of fractions as required by the work efforts.
  • Working knowledge of roadway, structure and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, construction symbols and terminology.
  • Understand the processes, materials, methods and tools involved in construction.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal regulations and safety guidelines applicable to a municipal Public Works environment.
  • Must have good management and organizational skills to include ability to manage contractor’s activities, budgets, schedules, and permit processes.
  • Ability to plan and organize schedules.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, including dealing with citizen complaints.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License & a satisfactory seven-year driving history to include no DUI’s within the last 5 years.  Drug Screen and background check at time of hire required.
  • Ability to work independently.


Successful candidates are required to submit to drug screen & background inquiry.



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