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Structural Tower Inspector
Ref No.: 17-08922
Location: Reynolds, Illinois
  • Perform inspections on CIP projects and developer reimbursements.
  • Review plans, specifications, contracts, ordinances, etc.
  • Record data on appropriate form/log, etc.
  • Coordinate division/section activities with outside contractors.
  • Coordinate division/section activities with other divisions/sections.
  • Investigate consumer/citizen complaint to determine validity.
  • Schedule and observe flow tests, lab tests, soil density tests and/or any other types of tests.
  • Interpret, explain and enforce city policies and procedures regarding technical standards, specifications, and ordinances.
  • Check and verify contractor licenses, permits, authorization and insurance.
  • Compile data and information for reports, cost estimates, change orders and revisions, and construction progress payment.
  • Serve as spokesperson for the City to answer inquiries from concerned citizens.
  • Issue Stop Work Orders for violations.
  • Write informational reports.
  • Serve as key lead in the field and office.
  • Prepare and/or change orders and monthly construction pay estimates.
Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
  • May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others
  • Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate personal computer.
  • Knowledge of street, sidewalk and concrete construction methods, practices and materials.
  • Knowledge of the methods used in order to read and interpret blueprints, plans, maps and/or specifications.
  • Knowledge of proper safety practices, procedures and regulations applicable to work being performed.
  • Knowledge of road construction materials.
  • Knowledge of heavy construction materials and methods.
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Knowledge of contract language.
  • Knowledge of the integration of the inspection functions with other operating and administrative functions of the department and the City.
  • Skill in making accurate measurements and computing quantities of materials used in construction.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public.
  • Skill in maintaining records and preparing written reports.
  • Skill in recognizing deviations from drawings and specifications.
  • Skill in determining quality of materials, workmanship and construction methods.
  • Skill in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment.
  • Skill in requirements both orally and in writing to architects, contractors, developers and the public.
  • Skill in presenting data to provide timely information for management's use.
  • Skill in directing and controlling work of construction inspectors to accomplish unit programs effectively and on schedule.
  • Skill in interpreting building codes and recognizing the need for correction of construction activities that deviate from specifications
  • Ability to climb (up/down), walk in rough terrain and confined spaces of construction sites with varying environmental conditions.
  • Ability to work varying work hours to meet project needs.