Public Works Inspector - Bastrop, TX

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Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: Bastrop, Texas, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


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This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Bastrop 

State: Texas


Responsible for the inspections of public improvement construction of streets, utilities, sidewalks, and drainage for compliance with local, state, and federal code, regulations, and specifications. Inspecting construction activities within all client right of ways and the inspection of private improvements. 


Essential Functions and Other Important Duties 

Essential Functions: 

  • Inspects and observes construction of public works and infrastructure activities on a daily basis 
  • Inspects and compares material deliveries to approved materials list and submittals and works with clients to handle any material issues. 
  • Inspects for proper survey and staking 
  • Performs and/or monitors the testing of backfill or construction materials as required. 
  • inspection of erosion control measures at construction sites during construction 
  • Coordinates and schedules requested inspections 
  • Monitors the testing of construction materials and works with clients to handle any issues. 
  • Collects and conveys information for approval of needed changes to approved plans 
  • Obtains proper documentation associated with all changes 
  • Compiles and maintains detailed project records including daily reports and other documentation as needed 
  • Assist in providing input during pre-design and at pre-construction meetings 
  • Maintains regular and punctual on-site attendance 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements 

Minimum Qualifications / Acceptable Equivalency: 


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent 
  • Three years’ experience related to the civil engineering field (i.e. drafting, surveying, utility construction, or construction technology) 


  • One year of college/trade school related to drafting, surveying, utility construction, or related technical curriculum 


  • Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector (CPII) from the American Public Works Association. 



  • Any combination of education, experience, and/or certifications that will provide the necessary knowledge and skills to be an effective Public Works Inspector 


Core Competencies: 


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with coworkers and customers 
  • Proficient skill in reading and understanding engineering plans and specifications 
  • Thorough knowledge of construction standards and specifications 
  • Working knowledge of applicable inspection methods, procedures, and techniques 
  • Ability to manage time and schedule daily activities 
  • Ability to operate and maintain a motor vehicle 
  • Proficient in the use of computer programs such as Excel, Word, and Outlook 



  • Preference may be given to candidates with following experience: 
    • Prior public works inspection experience 
    • Candidates with an academic curriculum in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or engineering technology. 



Conditions of Employment: 


  • Must have and maintain a valid Class “C” Driver’s License  
  • Must pass a drug test, driver’s license check, criminal history background check,  
  • Must be able to work some overtime when required 



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