Job Details

Marin Municipal Water District
  • Position Number: 4012292
  • Location: Corte Madera, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Construction Inspector I or II


OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS


Salary: Construction Inspector I $7,557 - $9,171/month


Construction Inspector II $8,608-$10,541/month


Posted: 03/08/2023


Filing deadline: Friday, 03/31/2023 by 4:30 p.m. for manual submissions; 5:00 p.m. for online submissions


POSITION OVERVIEW


Marin Water is currently seeking one (1) Construction Inspector I or Construction Inspector II for the Construction Management Group of the District's Engineering Division. The Construction Inspector classification series performs field inspections of construction projects; reviews construction plans; and performs related work as required. Interested persons must submit a completed District application and supplemental questionnaire responses to the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline. This position will be staffed at a level commensurate with the qualifications of the selected individual as determined by the District.


DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS


Construction Inspector I: This is the first level in the Construction Inspector series. Incumbents are assigned a wide variety of routine duties, under supervision, involving inspection of materials and construction methods and procedures. On a training or emergency basis, incumbents may perform duties normally assigned to a Construction Inspector II.


Construction Inspector II: This is the full journey level classification. Incumbents work under direction performing inspection and related duties.


Positions in the Construction Inspector class series are flexibly staffed; positions at the Construction Inspector II level are normally filled by advancement from the Construction Inspector I level; progression to the Construction Inspector II level is dependent on (i) management affirmation that the position is performing the full range of duties assigned to the classification; (ii) satisfactory work performance; (iii) the incumbent meeting the minimum qualifications for the classification including any licenses and certifications; (iv) the incumbent satisfactorily meeting the internal promotional criteria; and (v) management approval for progression to the Construction Inspector II level.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES


Typical duties may include but are not limited to the following:


For Construction Inspector I:



  • Inspects construction methods and materials to ensure compliance with plans and specifications;

  • Inspects the installation and testing of pipe, services, hydrants, pumps, tanks, and other water facilities;

  • When necessary, recommends alteration of plans and specifications to meet field conditions;

  • Issues materials to the contractor;

  • Prepares progress estimates; prepares and maintains complete records and field sketches of projects;

  • Maintains liaison with public agencies and contractors;

  • Makes field measurements, calculations and sketches;

  • As assigned, may assist in inspecting protective coatings for water facilities;

  • May make inspections of materials at various manufacturer's plants;

  • Reviews construction plans for transmission or distribution pipelines, tanks, pumps and associated facilities;

  • Interprets and applies safety rules and regulations to work assignments;

  • Checks cuts/fills for compliance with grading and pipeline installation plans; and

  • Inspects unplanned potable water discharges resulting from water main breaks and other related infrastructure failures; inspects the surrounding area and completes the appropriate checklist form to record observations.


For Construction Inspector II:



  • Typical duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Inspects construction methods and materials to ensure compliance with plans and specifications;

  • When necessary, recommends alteration of plans and specifications to meet field conditions;

  • Issues materials to the contractor;

  • Tests the completed project, oversees the flushing and disinfection procedures of water mains prior to final acceptance;

  • Prepares progress estimates and maintains complete records and field sketches of projects;

  • Maintains liaison with public agencies and contractors regarding conformance;

  • As assigned, may inspect protective coatings for water facilities;

  • May train and/or supervise personnel;

  • Prepares records and reports;

  • Makes field measurements, calculations and sketches;

  • May make inspections of materials at various manufacturer's plants;

  • Reviews construction plans for transmission or distribution pipelines, tanks, pumps and associated facilities;

  • Oversees and inspects the installation, testing, draining, cleaning and disinfection of pipe, services, hydrants, pumps, tanks, and other water facilities;

  • Aids in the design of plans and specifications;

  • Interprets and applies safety rules and regulations to work assignments;

  • Checks cuts/fills for compliance with grading and pipeline installation plans.

  • Oversees new pump system installations, operation and testing, including flow and pressure control and SCADA system integration; and

  • Inspects unplanned potable water discharges resulting from water main breaks and other related infrastructure failures; inspects the surrounding area and completes the appropriate checklist form to record observations.


QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT


For Construction Inspector I:


Knowledge of:



  • Construction methods, materials and equipment used in properly installing facilities;

  • Basic surveying principles;

  • Standard specifications; and

  • Proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and writing practices.


Ability to:



  • Read and interpret plans and specifications and to prepare material lists;

  • Detect flaws in construction methods and materials;

  • Make accurate mathematical computations;

  • Deal effectively with those contacted in the course of work;

  • Understand and carry out written and oral instructions;

  • Maintain accurate and complete records;

  • Travel to alternative work locations and off-site meetings; and

  • Drive a vehicle.


Training and Experience:


Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:



  • Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent;


AND,



  • Two years of experience in sub-professional engineering, or water system operation and maintenance.


INTERNAL PROMOTIONAL CRITERIA:



  • For non-competitive internal promotional criteria, please refer to the Flex Criteria Matrix for the applicable classification series.


LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS



  • Possession of a valid D1 Distribution Operator certification issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) is required within twenty four (24) months of the date of hire, and

  • Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles and satisfactory driving record.


For Construction Inspector II:


Knowledge of:



  • Construction methods, materials and equipment used in properly installing water pipes and fittings;

  • District facilities and records;

  • Design of plans and specifications used in construction work;

  • Surveying principles and practices as applied to construction work; and,

  • Proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and writing practices.


Ability to



  • read and interpret plans and specifications and to prepare material;

  • Detect flaws in construction methods and materials;

  • Maintain accurate and complete records;

  • Oversee the work of others and provide training as appropriate;

  • Deal effectively with those contacted in the course of work;

  • Understand and carry out written and oral instructions;

  • Travel to alternative work locations and off-site meetings; and

  • Drive a vehicle.


Training and Experience:


Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:



  • Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent;


and,



  • Two years of experience in the performance of construction inspection duties.


Licenses and/or Certifications



  • Possession of a valid D1 Distribution Operator certification issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).

  • Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles and satisfactory driving record.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS (BOTH POSITIONS)



  • Per California Government Code, Title 1, Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 "all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law."

  • Willingness to work long and unusual hours as required.

  • Work on an "on call" basis for emergency situations.

  • Willingness to work on holidays.


APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS


To be considered for this career opportunity, applicants must submit the following information to the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline shown on this announcement:



  • Properly completed District application. Clearly state the title of the position for which you are applying.

  • Supplemental application. The attached page of supplemental questions will be a primary tool in evaluating qualifications for this position. The responses will be evaluated along with the completed application form. Applications received without completed Supplemental Responses will not be considered.

  • Strongly recommended (see below).

  • Copy of current California Distribution Operator Certificate, card, or number (if applying for Construction Inspector II).


A resume may be included but does not substitute for a completed application. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to show that he/she meets the minimum qualifications in this job announcement.


The examination process may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical test, and oral and/or final interviews. All applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application. Based upon information provided in the application documents, the applicants presenting the best job-related qualifications will be invited to continue in the process. An eligibility list may result from this examination process.


Applicants who are selected for district employment are subject to a background check conducted by an outside agency and must take and pass a pre-employment/pre-duty medical exam and drug test. Depending upon job duty assignments, the applicant may be required to submit an original California Department of Motor Vehicles driving history. Current employees are exempt from this requirement.


Do NOT submit the DMV driving history until requested to do so.


You may apply ONLINE through CALOPPS at:


Construction Inspector I or II | CalOpps


Online applications are strongly encouraged and will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline date.


A manual application packet may also be obtained by calling 415-945-1434, or in person at MMWD/HR, 220 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA 94925. The filing deadline time for in-person manual application and faxed application submissions is 4:30 p.m. on the filing deadline date.


If application materials are faxed, the originals of the submissions must be mailed and post marked by the filing deadline date indicated in the job posting.







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