Transportation Project Inspector - #440185

City of Marietta, GA

Date: 09/15/2021 13:00 PM

City: Marietta, Georgia

Salary: $2,289 - $2,608 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Description

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 into 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


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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Preferred 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, the 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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