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City of Huntington Beach - Senior Construction Inspector

  • 09/30/2021 3:33 PM
    Message # 11131576
    Administrator (Administrator)
    Firm Name

    City of Huntington Beach

    Job Title


    Job Location

    Huntington Beach, CA 92648

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Senior Construction Inspector for the Public Works Department.

    First and foremost, the City is seeking an individual who has an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognizes that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization’s behavioral values, which include:

    Humility… be willing to place the team before self.
    Exceptionality… be really (REALLY) good at what you do.
    Social Awareness… say and do those things that bring people together.
    Passion… recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB.
    Integrity… live our values authentically.
    Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we’re also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services.

    Under general supervision, conducts inspections of public works construction projects in the public right-of-way for capital improvements including subdivisions.

    Reports to: Construction Manager

    Senior Construction Inspector is the advanced journey level classification within the Construction Inspection series responsible for performing the most specialized and complex work assigned to the series.
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent certificate, supplemented by college level coursework in construction management, engineering or a related field. An Associate's degree or certificate from an accredited university or college in public works, civil engineering, drafting, surveying or other related field desirable.

    Experience: Five (5) years' experience performing public works construction inspections, which include public facilities, buildings, bridges, pump stations, and structural foundations.

    Licenses/Certifications: A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment.

    Must possess two of the following certificates:
    Public Works Inspector's Certificate
    Public Works Certification or equivalent
    Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector (CPII) issued by the American Public Works Association (APWA) or registration as a Construction Inspector issued by the American Construction Inspectors Association (ACIA)
    International Code Conference (ICC) certificate or equivalent as a Special Inspector (concrete or structural masonry inspector)
    Cathodic Protection Technician certification issued by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)
    Electrical Power Inspector or
    Grade 2 Water Distribution Operator or Grade 3 Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board

    An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 11, 2021 AT 5:00 PM PT.
    Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training.
    Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process.
    Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to an oral board exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for October 20, 2021.
    Candidates passing the oral board exam will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner.
    Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s).
    Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results.
    Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position.

    Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.
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