COUNTY OF CHESTERFIELD   CHESTERFIELD, VA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on June 4, 2024
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Senior Utility Inspector


Hiring Range: $53,668 - $72,451

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. June 16, 2024

Chesterfield County Government is seeking a Senior Utility Inspector to complete inspection of the field installation of water and sewer lines associated with Capital Improvement Projects to insure compliance with approved plans and specifications; provide written daily status reports of work inspected; provide inspection of waterline pressure tests, chlorine residual checks, sewer line air pressure tests, and sewer manhole vacuum testing; coordinate disinfection, testing and utility shutdowns; provide written documentation of materials and quantities and complete necessary "as-built" drawings and forms using software applications; serve as a county representative to citizens concerning all aspects of construction; perform other work as required.  This position is part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Must maintain personal mobile technology as a condition of employment.

Successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or GED and three years of experience in utility inspections, experience in construction of roads and/or utility projects or equivalent combination of training and experience. Good knowledge of methods and materials used in the construction of utility piping systems and infrastructure. The preferred candidate should be familiar with erosion and sedimentation control procedures as part of the Virginia Erosion Control Handbook; possess working skills in reading and interpreting engineering plans and specifications; be able to apply the principles and methods of surveying and have working skills using surveying equipment, including leveling devices; knowledge of GPS (Global Position System) and have fundamental knowledge of soil testing and compaction; have experience in record keeping and good communication skills for reporting to the Inspector Supervisor and others within the department. Experience with Windows operating environment on portable computers and ArcView GIS software preferred. This position requires the ability to resolve disputes and provide exceptional customer service.  Current valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Based on the Virginia DMV point system, record must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Out of state driving records must be obtained by applicant and presented at time of interview. Records must reflect at least three years of history and be dated within thirty days of interview date.  Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.

A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline. Visit to view instructions and to complete and submit an application. (804) 748-1551.

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