Private Complaint Inspector Surveyor Job opening - Hamilton County state Indiana ( Job openings )
Hamilton County , state Indiana
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2022-09-23T00:00 - 2022-10-23T00:00 | 0 | 0
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POSITION: Inspector, Private Complaint
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
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To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document 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.
Incumbent serves as Inspector, Private Complaint for the Surveyor, responsible for assisting the public in resolving drainage problems, and ensuring drainage plans and projects comply with regulations and construction standards.
Inspects assigned drain projects during construction or reconstruction, including monitoring for compliance with codes and specifications, discussing problems with contractors, negotiating and recommending change orders to Drainage Board as needed, issuing stop-work orders for unresolved violations, completing field reports, and reviewing contractors' requests for payment.
Assists in finalizing drain projects, including conducting final inspections, and generating punch lists for contractors/engineers/developers and other interested parties.
Periodically oversees repair of regulated drains, including preparing and investigating work orders. Assists with regulated drain projects, including accepting and reviewing record drawings, engineer's certificate of completion and compliance, and secondary plats, and managing related sureties, including accepting, recording, presenting to Drainage Board, and returning to appropriate parties upon release.
Periodically maintains regulated drain markers, and occasionally prepares and sets regulated drain signs as needed.
Assists developers, contractors, engineers, adjacent counties, and the public as requested, including answering questions, researching and interpreting various County records on computer, in books and files, and on maps as needed, determining past and current land owners, locating property lines, section corners, legal rights-of-way, easements, and utilities, and determining soil type, boundaries, hydrology, and geographic nature of watershed areas.
Investigates drainage problems and complaints, including driving to/from sites, discussing with property owners, documenting field observations, analyzing conditions, recommending solutions to supervisor, and issuing notices of violations of drainage codes as needed. Serves as liaison between Drainage Board and property owners in resolving private drainage problems.
Assists with coordination of stormwater management studies within incumbents plan review area by working with county and municipal departments and state and federal agencies, citizen groups, landowners and consulting engineering companies.
Assists developers, contractors, engineers and property owners with petition process to establish new regulated drainage systems as needed, including reviewing development/construction plans, inspecting proposed project sites, analyzing existing drainage conditions and impact on surrounding properties, discussing with adjacent property owners as needed, communicating with appropriate parties to redesign problem areas, and reviewing revised drawings to ensure compliance with codes.
Provides plan review for Sheridan, Atlanta, Arcadia, Cicero/Jackson Township, and Hamilton County Plan Commission.
Maintains various inspection records on computer and in document files, and compiles/prepares various reports as needed or as assigned, including year-end report of inspections. Periodically updates drainage maps and plots field notes.
Reviews plans submitted to ensure plans meet county water quality standards. Reviews project Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans.
Periodically assists Surveyor with pre-construction phase of various drain projects, including reviewing plans, determining drainage sheds and water shed boundaries, preparing cost estimates, bid and contract documents, notifying utilities, and coordinating and/or attending pre-construction meetings.
Periodically performs various tasks as needed, such as proofing assessment rolls and department correspondence, drafting correspondence, receiving/receipting fees for maps and other documents, distributing safety materials, and compiling department safety training records.
Inspects development sites to ensure the contractor/developer is installing and maintaining sediment and erosion control measures per the approved Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan.
May assist in supervising/directing part-time interns as assigned, including interviewing applicants, making hiring recommendations, and planning/delegating work assignments.
Regularly uses survey equipment to check proposed and existing grades and elevations as needed, and periodically assists survey crews as needed, such as controlling traffic, and serving as laborer, instrument, chain and/or rod technician. Maintains equipment used for inspections.
Periodically attends various meetings as assigned, such as Technical Advisory Committee for Sheridan, Atlanta, Arcadia, Cicero/Jackson Township and Hamilton County Plan Commission, attends all Drainage Board meetings.
Periodically investigates and responds to hazardous materials spills involving regulated drains.
Periodically assists in developing/updating department construction standards as needed. Periodically researches grant funding opportunities.
Maintains current knowledge of drainage regulations, equipment and technology by reviewing legislative updates and trade publications, and periodically attending seminars/training.
Performs related duties as assigned.
I. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Baccalaureate Degree in surveying, civil engineering, hydrology, construction, or related field, and a minimum of three years of relevant construction and engineering experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of federal, state and local regulations regarding drainage, and relevant hydraulic and civil engineering and construction principles and practices.
Working knowledge of county geography, surveying, and ability to perform relevant arithmetic calculations, and properly use a sewer camera, tile probe, shovel, metal detector, gas monitor, and surveying equipment, such as transit level, range pole, and pin finder.
Ability to read and interpret detailed prints, sketches, construction plans, and various property records, such as legal descriptions, aerial and plat maps.
Ability to compile data, prepare reports, and operate various office equipment, such as computer, plotter, printer, copier, microfilm reader, digital camera, calculator, fax machine, and telephone.
Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other County departments, other county and municipal jurisdictions, related state and federal agencies, engineering and construction contractors, developers, utilities, title companies, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
Ability to work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision, and maintain appropriate, respectful interrelationships with co-workers.
Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including during occasional encounters with irate/hostile persons.
Ability to comply with all employer/department personnel policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information/records according to state requirements.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions/directions, and appropriately respond to constructive criticism.
Ability to plan and lay out assigned work projects, work on several tasks at the same time, and complete assignments effectively amidst frequent distractions and interruptions.
Ability to occasionally work extended and/or evening hours, and occasionally travel out of town for conferences and training, sometimes overnight.
Possession of a valid Indiana driver's license and demonstrated safe driving record.
Certification as a Certified Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI) and/or Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC) or be able to achieve certification within six (6) months of employment.
As a result of the duties associated with this job, there is the potential of becoming exposed to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious diseases. To safeguard employees and eliminate the liability placed on Hamilton County, employees working in this position shall begin the three shot Hepatitis B vaccination and subsequent training within 10 days of their initial job assignment per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030(f)(2)(i). The initial and two subsequent vaccinations shall be administered by the Hamilton County Health Department and free of charge to the employee. If the employee has previously received the three shot Hepatitis B vaccination, official documentation must be provided to the supervisor identifying the dates in which each shot was appropriately administered. A Temporary Medical Declination may be made for a period of up to six months. A Declination form must be completed, outlining the medical reasons for the temporary declination and forwarded to the Safety & Risk Manager. Employees temporarily declining the vaccine are prohibited from performing any duties in which they may be exposed to a blood borne pathogen or other potentially infectious disease until they are able to begin/continue the series of vaccinations. Failure to comply will result in termination of employment.
II. DIFFICULTY OF WORK:
Incumbent's duties are varied in scope, but are of substantial intricacy, involving many variables or considerations. Incumbent performs according to state and local codes, department policies and procedures, and standard practices of the profession, exercising independent judgement in applying guidelines to specific cases.
Incumbent applies standardized department policies to various situations where desired results are clearly indicated. Incumbent works with general supervision, referring to supervisor unusual and/or unprecedented situations. Work is periodically reviewed for technical accuracy, attainment of objectives, and compliance with department policies and legal requirements.
IV. PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
Incumbent maintains frequent contact with co-workers, other County departments, other county and municipal jurisdictions, related state and federal agencies, engineering and construction contractors, developers, utilities, title companies, and the public for purposes of exchanging information, explaining/interpreting policies and procedures, and resolving problems.
Incumbent reports directly to Surveyor.
V. PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Incumbent performs duties outdoors involving standing/walking for long periods, walking on uneven terrain, pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying objects weighing over 50 pounds, crouching/kneeling, bending, reaching, close and far vision, depth perception, working in confined spaces, such as storm drains and manholes, and exposure to extreme temperatures, inclement weather, dust, dirt and heavy construction equipment.
Incumbent also performs duties in a standard office environment involving keyboarding, hearing communication, speaking clearly, and handling/grasping objects. Incumbent occasionally works extended, weekend, and/or evening hours, and occasionally travels out of town for conferences and training, sometimes overnight.
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