The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work. We currently have an outstanding opportunity available for a qualified professional to inspect public works construction in progress by contractors and perform related work as needed.
You will inspect the construction of streets, curbs, gutters, storm drains, sewers, grading projects, water mains, reservoirs, underground vaults, and allied structures to ensure work meets contract specifications, permit limitations or work orders; inspect any phase of construction including grading, trenching, compaction, backfilling, mixing of concrete or asphalt aggregates, placement of forms, pouring and finishing of concrete or asphalt, placement of reinforcing steel; take samples of work for tests, inspect materials for conformance with specifications, and determine the aggregate mix of concrete or asphalt is within limits stated in specifications; determine construction and inspection are in accordance with State and City safety regulations; report to superior work not in accordance with specifications if contractor representative does not agree to change; make written reports of inspections and volume of work completed; inspect private construction of driveways and sidewalks performed under permit to insure conformity with City ordinances; cooperate with inspectors from Building Department who inspect projects for conformance with Building Code; make reports of physical conditions of City streets or other City property; and occasionally drive on City business.
We offer a starting salary of $5,299 to $7,305 per month ($30.57 - $42.14 per hour) plus superb benefits including a City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. In addition, a Supplemental Questionnaire must also be submitted. Please apply online at www.burbankca.gov/jobs. If you have a disability and need accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. This position will be open until filled, however qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This challenging position requires three years of public works construction inspection experience or two years of public works construction experience and either one year of sub-professional public works engineering design or public works construction experience at the supervisory level. Knowledge of construction methods, procedures, materials, and the accepted standards of construction; ability to interpret blueprints, engineering drawings, and specifications; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, workmen, supervisors, fellow employees, and the public; and a valid California Class “C” driver’s license are also required.
About City of Burbank
The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work.