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  • Construction Inspector - Seasonal

    CVG -- Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
    Job Description
    Construction Inspector – Seasonal
    CLOSING DATE:    Open Until Filled

    CLASS SUMMARY:
    Responsible for setting up, tracking and inspecting Airport construction projects from start to completion in accordance with construction inspection management best practices. Responsible for interpreting and enforcing airport construction contract provisions including preparing and reviewing FAA and KCAB required reports and correspondence; reviewing technical portion of project specifications; coordinating maintenance of construction as-built drawings and documenting and recording quantities. Provides inspection for KCAB airfield and facility projects and coordinates airfield closures.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.
    • Reviews plans and specifications and sites for construction projects
    • Inspects, monitors and investigates construction activities related to compliance with plans and specifications and applicable regulations
    • Enforces policies and procedures related to permits, dust control, erosion control, and other applicable site specific construction requirements for each project
    • Maintains logs, records, record drawings (as-builts) and construction progress reports
    • Completes project daily reports on multiple jobs.
    • Measures and documents installed work
    • Reviews and makes recommendations to the Project Manager/Engineer and others for solutions of special construction issues and site conditions
    • Schedules and coordinates activities related to construction surveys, soil and material testing and other services or materials
    • Coordinates construction and inspection services in cooperation with contractors and other agencies;
    • Develops project tracking methodology to ensure tracking consistency from project to project.
    • Participates in construction project requirements definition and planning from a construction tracking perspective.
    • Assists the Project Manager/Engineer, as applicable, to create spreadsheets to track costs against actual expenses for construction projects.
    • Inspects work on airport construction projects ensuring compliance with plans, specifications and FAA requirements.
    • Prepares and reviews construction reports and correspondence.
    • Maintains a complete and updated file of facility and field record drawings, including as-built drawings of construction projects and tenant construction drawings.
    • Provides technical evaluation of vendor bids and reviews vendor drawings.
    • Verifies safe work practices are undertaken.
    • Supports quality compliance and control.
    • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
    Note: The level of offered position will be commensurate with level of experience.
    Construction Inspector Level III
    This is the advanced level inspector position. Positions in this class are full functioning inspectors performing a full range of construction inspection assignments. The inspector exercises considerable independent judgement in applying and interpreting plans and specifications, and policies and procedures to specific situations. Works with the Senior Program and Construction Manager to schedule and assign inspectors based on complexity of job, priority, schedule and experience of inspector. Oversees the Planning & Development’s Department Safety functions.
    Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field to the area of assignment and twelve years of construction inspection experience in the area of airfield construction projects, pavement, structures, buildings, rehabilitation projects and inspection of large capital improvement programs or related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
    Requires OSHA 30-hour Construction Training Certification or ability to complete within six months.

    Construction Inspector Level II

    This is the experienced level inspector position. Positions in this class perform similar duties as the Construction Inspector Level III. However, this level is not expected to function with the same amount of work knowledge, skill level or discretion and judgement as positions allocated to Level III.
    Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field to the area of assignment and seven years of construction inspection experience in the area of airfield construction projects, pavement, structures, buildings, rehabilitation projects and inspection of large capital improvement programs or related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
    Requires OSHA 10-hour Construction Training Certification or ability to complete within six months.

    Construction Inspector Level I

    This is the entry level inspector position. Positions in this class perform more routine inspections as incumbents develop inspection techniques, procedures and record keeping practices. This level is not expected to function with the same amount of work knowledge, skill level or discretion and judgement as positions allocated to Levels II and III. Inspectors in Level I work under immediate supervision while learning work methods and progressing to additional duties and responsibilities.
    Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field to the area of assignment and three years of construction inspection experience in the area of airfield construction projects, pavement, structures, buildings, rehabilitation projects and inspection of large capital improvement programs or related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

    LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:
    • Maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance.

    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • Working knowledge of the construction industry, inspections and project tracking;
    • Construction management and scheduling;
    • FAA requirements and applicable safety and security rules/regulations;
    • Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) regulations regarding construction projects;
    • OSHA construction requirements; Kentucky Department of Highways (KDOH or equivalent Department of Transportation) practices;
    • Airport safety, security and compliance for construction projects;
    • New and trending construction materials, methods, equipment and activities.

    SKILL IN:
    • Demonstrated skill in reading and understanding plans and blueprints;
    • Clearly and effectively communicating, and advocating, both orally and in writing;
    • Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including word processing, and spreadsheets and CADD knowledge and skills to perform a multitude of drawing and exhibit platforms;
    • Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups;
    • Budgets and schedule development.

    ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
    Positions in this class typically require: standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Ability to work in inclement weather conditions; climb ladders; and walk fair distances off pavement on a daily basis.
    Medium Work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

    Interested candidates can obtain more information and apply at www.cvgairport.com/jobs.

    The Kenton County Airport Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
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