The Construction Inspector is responsible for inspecting construction work. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Performs on-site inspections of construction sites, inspecting and checking various phases of job for compliance with construction specifications, regulations, and codes, identifies deficiencies, and notifies regulatory authorities of any violations found during inspections.
Coordinates inspection activities with architects, engineers, and state agencies to ensure that all phases of work have been inspected and approved.
Reviews construction project documents, including the contract, drawings, project manuals, and change orders, to ensure compliance with requirements for the projects.
Schedules and coordinates pre-construction conferences with agencies, architects, engineers, and contractors to discuss the progress of the project.
Performs final inspections and prepares and submits reports upon job completion, attends final meeting with agencies, architects, engineers, and contractors to closeout the project and contract for the retention of final payment to the contractor.
Performs administrative duties associated with the construction projects, and maintains a daily project log, entering new contracts, finals, projects change orders, and completions.
Prepares reports and maintains records, including purchases, equipment log, and daily and monthly activity reports.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:
Occasional in-state travel is required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of building construction design techniques. Knowledge of state regulatory construction codes. Knowledge of building materials. Ability to inspect construction to determine compliance with state and contract regulations. Ability to identify deficiencies in building plans or in actual construction. Ability to complete inspection reports. Ability to review and evaluate building and/or construction plans.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma and two years of vocational training in construction techniques or building design; plus two years of experience in construction work, including one year in a leadership capacity.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess a valid Arkansas driver