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Engineering Inspector - G16 - Highways and Roads

Company: Columbus Consolidated Government
Location: Columbus
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Conducts site visitations to determine compliance with all applicable government ordinances, codes, and requirements. Supervises state and federally funded construction projects; maintains daily log and accurate records of materials used; monitors schedules, personnel, subcontractors, and work time. Provides information regarding ordinances and regulations to the public in person, in writing, and by telephone. Assists government engineers in conducting seminars; provides expertise to local engineering contract firms and land developers; provides homeowners with assistance and information. Investigates citizen complaints to ascertain the civil or personal nature of the matter in question. Inspects sub-base material by means of proof rolling new road construction; inspects compaction on all subdivisions. Inspects stormwater emplacement structures and detention ponds. Inspects and documents possible violations; issues citations; completes administrative filings. Performs six monthly maintenance inspections on new subdivisions; completes and files reports. Attends scheduled meetings with appropriate personnel to receive information and instruction on persons applying for permits. Performs commercial and residential driveway inspections. Evaluates city streets for pavement management program. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of engineering terminology and applications related to inspections. Knowledge of the principles and practices of basic surveying. Skill in the use of personal computers and job related software programs. Skill in researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials. Skill in problem solving and decision making. Skill in reading maps, blueprints, and other reference tables. Skill in oral and written communication.

Minimum Educational and Training Requirements

Bachelors Degree in civil, electrical, mechanical engineering, building maintenance or related field is required; with a minimum of five years of experience utilizing the specific skills as described above. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Physical Requirements

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color. The work is typically performed in an office or in the field. The employee may be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. Work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather.

The Columbus Consolidated Government is proud to offer an exceptional compensation and benefits package. Benefits include the following:

* Low-cost Medical Insurance
* Prescription Drug Plan
* Dental Plan
* Vision Plan
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Life Insurance
* Supplemental Life Insurance
* Long Term Disability
* Credit Union
* Direct Deposit
* 11 Paid Holidays
* Vacation Leave
* Sick Leave
* PERK Time Off
* Retirement Plan
* Supplemental Retirement Plan
* Free and Discounted Services
* Employee Assistance Program

Take advantage of these free and discounted City Services offered to all City Employees.

* Discounted Movie Tickets
* Free Notary Services
* Ride a Metra Bus for Free
* Free Mulch
* Free Fire/Safety Home Inspection
* Sunray Cleaners discounts
* Adopt a pet for Free from Animal Control
* Driver's Training for Employee Dependents
* Oxbow/Bull Creek Golf Course discounts
* River Center Discounts
* Cell Phone Carrier Discounts

Retirement Plan

The Columbus Consolidated Government offers a defined benefit retirement plan to eligible employees who work in General Government and in Public Safety. Employees in the pension plan must meet both age and years of service requirements to qualify for retirement. The current vesting period is ten years, and the current pension contribution rate is 8% of your gross salary.

Supplemental Retirement Plan

The Columbus Consolidated Government offers a Deferred Compensation Plan or supplemental retirement plan that is tax deferred. This plan allows employees to contribute a portion of their salary, before federal and state taxes, to a retirement account. Your compensation is more than a paycheck, it allows you to plan for your financial future as well.


Which best describes your level of education?

* No High School Diploma
* High School Diploma
* Technical College
* Some College
* Associate's Degree
* Bachelor's Degree
* Master's Degree
* Doctorate's Degree


Do you possess a valid driver's license?

* Yes
* No


How many years of work experience do you have as a Site Construction Inspector?

* None
* 0 - 1 year
* 1 - 3 years
* 3 - 5 years
* 5 years or more


How many years of working experience do you have in Civil, Structural, Architectural, Engineering or related field?

* None
* 0 - 1 year
* 1 - 3 years
* 3 - 5 years
* 5 years or more


How many years of experience do you have in principles/practices of installation and Maintenance of Erosion Control Best Management Practices (BMP)?

* None
* 0 - 1 year
* 1 - 3 years
* 3 - 5 years
* 5 years or more


What computer software programs are you proficient in using?

* None
* Microsoft Access
* Microsoft Excel
* Microsoft Frontpage
* Microsoft PowerPoint
* Microsoft Publisher
* Microsoft Word
* Other


Briefly describe your working knowledge of the Federal, State and local laws relating to land disturbance.


Please describe any work experience you have with principles, practices, and techniques utilized in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the storm water system.

Required Question

Agency Columbus Consolidated Government

Address 100 10th Street, West Wing, 1st floor

Columbus, Georgia, 31902

Phone 706-653-4059


Keywords: Columbus Consolidated Government, Columbus , Engineering Inspector - G16 - Highways and Roads, Engineering , Columbus, Georgia

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