Under direction, makes inspections of buildings and other types
of construction work to ensure compliance with contracts, plans,
specifications, and reasonable standards of workmanship; does
related work as required.
NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are
for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this
title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification.
Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Visits construction jobs under way, checks the quality and amount
of work done, and makes decisions involving construction
Interprets drawings and specifications.
Inspects the construction of buildings and other types of
construction work to ensure that structures are built according
to blueprints and detailed sketches, and to ensure that
workmanship and materials used comply with specifications.
May conduct inspections to ascertain compliance with federal and
state equal employment and other affirmative action regulations.
Measures distances to verify accuracy of dimensions of structural
installations and layouts.
Verifies levels, alinement, and elevation of installations using
surveyor's level and transit.
Observes work in progress to ensure that procedures are followed
and materials used conform to specifications.
Prepares samples of unapproved materials for laboratory testing.
Examines workmanship of finished construction for conformity to
standard and gives approval to same.
Interprets blueprints and specifications for contractor and
discusses deviations from specified construction to ensure
compliance with regulations governing construction.
Records quantities of materials received or used during specified
Maintains daily log of construction and inspection activities and
compares progress reports.
Computes monthly estimate of work completed and may approve
payment to be made to contractor.
Reports approved changes from plans, specifications, or
blueprints for incorporation into the master blueprint.
Keeps essential records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information systems
used by the agency, office, or related units.
Five (5) years of experience in either the preparation and
revision of building construction plans, the inspection or
supervision of the erection of buildings and structures, or as a
journeyman in the building construction structural trades.
NOTE: Graduation from an accredited college or university
with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering may be
substituted for four (4) years of the indicated experience.
NOTE: A Professional Engineer's License issued by the
New Jersey Board of Professional Engineers and Land
Surveyors or a Professional Architect's License issued by
the New jersey Board of Architects may be substituted for
four (4) years of the indicated experience.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential
duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the form, content, and interpretation of building
construction plans, specifications, and blueprints.
Knowledge of the means of identifying varied types of materials
and equipment that enter into the construction of building
construction work to determine compliance with plans, contracts
and specifications, and reasonable standards of workmanship.
Knowledge of the establishment and maintenance of records
Ability to read and interpret building construction plans,
contracts, and specifications.
Ability to develop a suitable work program.
Ability to work harmoniously with people and take and maintain
a firm stand with contractors and the like.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate
in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.
If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.