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Construction and Traffic Inspector 

Category Public Works  


Responsible quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) technical work in connection with several career fields of construction inspection, contract management, and surveying performed in the field, office, or laboratory.


  1. Functions as lead road construction inspector and coordinates written reports with consultant CEI personnel.Monitors the progress of road construction projects by visiting construction projects at frequent intervals to assure that plans, specifications, codes, and regulations are being observed and followed. For projects behind schedule, plan of action will be devised and recommended for implementation.

  2. Functions as lead inspector for Pavement Management Program. Schedules annual road inspection and ensures rankings are completed.

  3. Prepares daily written field reports. Reports contain information regarding the materials supplied and installed by the roadway contractor and materials compliance with Project Specifications.

  4. Operates transit and level on field survey crews in establishing lines, taking cross sections and running drainage areas and traverses.

  5. Makes field and laboratory tests and obtains representative samples of construction materials for testing laboratory.

  6. Inspects grading work for proper materials, moisture content, width, mixture and amount of materials.Inspects construction of structures for proper alignment, grade and reinforcement.

  7. Provides survey notes, plots and checks cross-sections, centerlines and grades.Transfers proposed grades to cross- section sheets and plots.

  8. Computes excavation and fill, percentage of grade and elevations.

  9. Provides detailed technical input on the public infrastructure impact and mitigation of development plans to assist the Assistant Public Works Director for Traffic and Stormwater in review of proposed development and projects.

  10. Assures the accurate review and interpretation of specifications, plans, service agreements, codes, regulations, permit conditions, standards, and laboratory analysis.Reviews Federal and State regulations, guidelines and publications for information related to road construction and maintenance of traffic control activities.

  11. Reviews County permits as necessary.

  12. In case of emergency or crisis situation (hurricane, flood, etc.) position is required to respond/perform emergency and recovery duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

  13. Employees hired on or after February 1, 2016, must be a tobacco-free person, both on and off the job, for at least 1 year immediately preceding application and maintain same tobacco-free status throughout the term of employment.

  14. Maintains regular attendance.

    [These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.]

Position Requirements



  • Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of surveying, civil engineering, drafting or engineering inspections.

  • Knowledge of mathematics, through algebra and geometry.

  • Knowledge of methods, material and equipment common to public works/civil/environmental engineering projects.

  • Knowledge of State of Florida Department of Transportation standards and specifications for road and bridge construction, latest edition.

  • Ability to read and interpret complex engineering plans and specifications.

  • Ability to make engineering computations quickly and accurately, use of engineering calculator.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to perform specific technical duties.

  • Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer.

  • Ability to supervise the work of others.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Surveying or a closely related field. .

  • Four (4) years experience in civil engineering, surveying, drafting or roadway/utility construction.


  • Valid Florida Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to insurance provider.

  • Florida Department of Transportation Pavement Inspection Certification within six (6) months of employment.

  • Florida Department of Transportation Concrete Inspection Certification within six (6) months of employment.

  • Florida Department of Transportation Maintenance of Traffic Control – Basic Level Certification within six (6) months of employment.

  • Florida Department of Transportation Maintenance of Traffic Control – Intermediate Level Certification within one (1) year of employment.


  • Acceptable vision (with or without correction)

  • Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)

  • Moderate lifting or carrying (up to 50 pounds)

  • Physical stamina to work outdoors, occasionally under adverse weather conditions.

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.


  • Works inside

  • Works outside in varying weather conditions

  • In or with noisy conditions

    Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

    FLSA Non Exempt Status

    Revised 08/08/17

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary Range Salary Range - $20.25 - $28.93. Commensurate with experience and licenses. Benefit Package.  
Closing Date June 14, 2018  
Position Construction and Traffic Inspector  
Division Public Works  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 6/14/2018  
Location Public Works, Engineering  

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