Capital Projects Inspector I/II/III
• Performs inspections of public construction sites to ensure projects are in compliance with local and state regulations and are in compliance with approved plans; issues inspection reports documenting required corrective action.
• Conducts field conferences and inspections with contractors, engineers, homeowners groups and citizens.
• Assists in the design of County initiated projects and provides technical information used in the designs.
• Performs periodic inspection of stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP) and drainage structures to ensure they are in conformance with County regulation and approved plans; performs plan review and analysis.
• Assists in the collection of field data required to evaluate stormwater or other capital projects; compiles historical data on storms for use in evaluating impact on future development.
• (Inspector III) Provides advanced construction supervision and contract administration for assigned County projects and drainage improvement/repairs projects including writing specifications, soliciting bids, evaluation of bids, and project administration to completion.
• This job is considered essential personnel and will be required to work during and following natural disasters and emergency situations.
• Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, preferably supplemented by courses in building construction technology; Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, hydrology, hydraulics, soil conservation, or related field preferred.
• Must possess, or be able to obtain with 30 days of hire, a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria.
• (Electrical inspectors only) Master or Journeyman Electrical Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) certification preferred or equivalent certifications as determined by the department.
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering and construction as applied to construction of site improvements; the techniques used to control erosion and sediment from construction sites; codes, principles, techniques and equipment used in one or more of the system areas of building, plumbing/mechanical/gas or electrical; principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer service.