This position reads and interprets construction plans, blueprints, maps, legal descriptions and drawings of construction plans. Inspects and documents new construction, renovation and repair work for quality, materials, and workmanship to ensure that all work complies with specifications, ordinances and City standards. Reviews plans and specifications with contractors and superiors for code compliance, prepares and maintains construction progress reports. Performs soil, concrete, asphalt, utility and a variety of other materials testing in both field and laboratory settings.
Examples of inspections:
Concrete curb and gutter construction
Concrete drive approaches
Reconstruction of asphalt and concrete streets
New construction of asphalt and concrete streets
New sanitary sewer line installations
New storm sewer installations
Curb inlet installations
Right of way permit inspections
Service request inspections
Backfill of trenches
Subgrade for new roads
Minimum requirements: High school diploma or equivalent with significant skill in mathematics and one (1) year of experience or one year of high school level training in Engineering field required. Must have the following certifications or be able to obtain within one year of employment: ACI level I certification, APWA Construction Inspector certification and/or KDOT Level IIAC and Nuclear gauge safety certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Kansas drivers license and a city insurable driving record.
$16.50 per hour.
The City of Topeka offers a comprehensive benefits package, including
Kansas Public Employee Retirement System which totals over 315,000 active, inactive and retired members and manages approximately $20 billion in assets for KPERS members' benefits.
Generous paid vacation leave and separate paid sick leave, two additional paid personal leave days each year and the ability to earn up to 3 additional paid days off for perfect work attendance.
Paid Life/Long Term Disability Insurance
(457) Deferred Comp Savings Plan
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Free Onsite Health & Wellness Clinic
Free in-house Wellness Center, a full service fitness facility
Employee Assistance Program
City Of Topeka