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Construction Inspector

at Forsyth Government County

Pay: up to $44791/year
$44791 - $
Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2318366
Categories: Government

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Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

Conducts inspections of construction projects involving County roads and water/sewer infrastructure to ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards, and approved construction plans/specifications; conducts end-of-year maintenance inspections on construction sites. 

Conducts field inspections of road construction projects; inspects erosion and sediment control systems; inspects pipe work; observes grading and drainage easements; inspects sub-grade; inspects asphalt base, curbs, gutters, and sidewalks; conducts flushing and cleaning of systems upon project completion.

Conducts field inspections of construction of water/sewer infrastructure, including service lines, lift stations, water/wastewater plants, river and wetland crossings, and related equipment/apparatus; conducts visual, mirror, and laser inspections of water/sewer mains and lines; inspects for proper blocking or restraint of water main; inspects cased bores to ensure a straight casing in place for installation of pipe; inspects depth of pipe and distance from curb; performs air pressure tests on sewer lines; performs mandrel tests on sewer lines to determine cylindrical deflection of installed sewer; conducts startup tests on pump stations; conducts shaft-to-shaft alignment procedures; collects water samples to ensure proper disinfection of lines; verifies that test results have been conducted by certified laboratories; calculates amount of water used to flush/fill water mains; conducts water calibrations and surveys; inspects erosion and sediment control systems; locates water mains.

This classification is designated as a safety sensitive position which is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and any other drug testing methods as stated in policies adopted by Forsyth County concerning drug and alcohol.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes utility installation/construction, water distribution system operations, wastewater collection system operations, site inspection, sediment and erosion control, and construction/site plan interpretation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.