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Erosion​/Sediment Control Inspector

Job in VA Virginia - USA , 22553
Company: Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-24
Job specializations:
  • Engineering
    Civil Engineering
  • Science
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Location: Spotsylvania
General Statement of Job

Under general supervision, performs technical work inspecting local construction projects to ensure compliance with County and State codes and regulations regarding erosion control and stormwater management under direction of the Deputy of the Environmental Code. Work includes inspecting construction projects to ensure that materials and methods meet County, State and Federal specifications; and investigating construction activities and recommending changes when necessary. Employee is also responsible for preparing a variety of reports on construction projects. Employee must exercise initiative and independent judgment in performing inspections. Employee must also exercise considerable tact, courtesy, firmness and professionalism in frequent contact with property owners, developers, contractors and the general public.

Special Duties & Responsibilities

* Inspects construction projects to enforce County ordinances governing the requirements of erosion control stormwater management, Chesapeake Bay, and other related codes and regulations
* Examines construction methods and materials used to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and regulations; ensures adherence to approved plans, materials, and specifications; prepares inspection reports.
* Reviews and examines plans, specifications, contract documents, and drawings for code compliance; communicates with contractors, property owners, architects, engineers, and the general public to explain codes and regulations.
* Performs technical work inspecting local construction projects to ensure quality control, environmental protection and life-safety rules are enforced; investigates all complaints, creates legal documents such as notices of violation, does follow up inspection and site visits for compliance and court appearances when required.
* Enforces fieldwork, reviews construction plans and keeps accurate files.
* Communicates daily with public, contractors, engineers, VDOT, DEQ, other State and Federal agencies.
* Sets up and maintains a variety of records and files.
* Prepares inspection and notice of violation reports.
* Assists with building inspections, as needed.
* Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Training & Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent, and one (1) to two (2) years of experience in the construction site inspections; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

State DEQ Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector and Stormwater Inspector certifications preferred or must be obtained within one (1) year of employment.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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