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Daytona Employment is currently recruiting for a Construction Inspector.


This is a technical position primarily responsible for inspection of storm water, utilities, transportation and other site development aspects of construction projects including application of the Land Development Code and Standard Construction Details.


Those functions actually required to perform this position, the removal of which would fundamentally change the job. These are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Conducts field inspections of work in progress or completed projects under approved site
Construction permits for conformance with the Land Development Code, the Standard
Construction Details, Contract Documents, and other national and local codes and ordinances and construction standards.
Assists with processing and review of a variety of site development and construction permits.
Attends pre-construction meetings and onsite coordination meetings and provides direction to contractors as well as coordination between contractors and staff.
Maintains complete and accurate records and files of inspections with photographs.
Investigates complaints regarding alleged violations, determines the validity of the claims and suggests remedial action.
Provides technical advice and consults with architects, engineers, general and specialty contractors and homeowners.
Reviews and oversees development of shop drawings, as-builts, pay requests, specifications and traffic control to assure projects are constructed as designed and approved.
Troubleshoots errors related to grades, elevation on utility and paving, utility installation, road and road base construction, ADA access, private utility placement, NPDES inspections, concrete walls, sidewalk, irrigation systems, plant selection, telemetry, testing review and others.
Performs related work as required. These additional duties may be representative of tasks typically performed by those in a lesser or more advanced job grade.
This position is part of the City’s Emergency Management Team and, as such, shall be expected to perform all duties that are assigned during an emergency management operation. Any additional compensation, above the normal weekly salary, shall be outlined by the City Manager in the City’s Emergency Management Activation and Emergency Declaration. Failure to appear to perform emergency management assignments and to work assigned shifts as scheduled by the City’s Emergency Management Personnel or individuals designated by the City Manager to assign such functions will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


(There are no formal supervisory duties required under this position.)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Minimum of five (5) years of inspection work experience in road, utility or general construction or five (5) years of experience in a construction-related field.
Experience in areas of utility construction and road construction including understanding of proper construction sequencing; required experience must have been within the last ten (10) years.
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, and Registrations Valid Florida Driver License with an acceptable driving record or possess a valid Driver License from another state with an acceptable driving record and be able to obtain a Florida Driver’s License.
Preferred certifications include: Troxler (soils), NPDES, Intermediate Traffic Control, OSHA Confined Space, OSHA Trench Safety, ASI Concrete and ASI Soil

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of construction-related codes and related laws and ordinances.
Knowledge of various types of building construction materials, methods, and stages in construction to be able to determine when possible violations and defects are most likely to be observed and subsequently corrected.
Knowledge of proper traffic control, planting materials, dewatering systems, deep excavations, OSHA standards and handicap construction standards.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret work related documents.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to comprehend and apply principles of mathematical concepts as applied to this position.
Ability to follow and interpret instructions furnished in written and oral format.
Ability to establish and maintain effective, professional working relationships with both internal and external customers.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Must be able to drive as needed.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee frequently works outside and is occasionally exposed to extreme heat and adverse weather conditions
The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places. The employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock
This position is subject to drug testing.

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