Salary $8,316.64 - $10,386.35 Monthly Location Antioch, CA Job Type Full Time, Regular Department Engineering Services Department Job Number 2022-007
Closing 6/24/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Position will be open until filled. The first application review deadline is Friday, June 24, 2022; however, applications will continue to be accepted while the posting is open.. Delta Diablo has a career opportunity for a highly motivated individual who can expertly perform structural, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation inspections on capital improvement and rehabilitation construction projects in the District’s various facilities. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of design, construction, and operation of wastewater and recycled treatment plants and supporting facilities, pump stations, sanitary sewer collection and transmission pipelines, and recycled water distribution infrastructure and equipment. The successful candidate must demonstrate competency in legal, regulatory, code, and permit requirements related to public works construction projects and construction site activity; and construction project inspection and contract administration practices, including change orders, inspections standards, construction progress documentation, and conflict resolution techniques.
Primary Job Duties
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform structural, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation inspections on capital improvement and rehabilitation construction projects in the District’s conveyance, distribution, collections, and wastewater and recycled water treatment facilities.
Inspect and observe testing of public and private recycled water and wastewater pipelines and facilities throughout the construction process by other agencies, developers, and customers on behalf of the District.
Participate in inspections and investigations of reported sewage discharge violations and recycled water discharges. Coordinate construction resources to enact infrastructure repair activities.
Ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications, relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations, District code, and industry standards for materials and methods.
Coordinate the schedules of contractors, subcontractors, and utilities and other agencies with District operations and maintenance activities.
Provide support to the construction representative for change order and extra work provision negotiations and provide the appropriate supporting documentation.
Maintain daily construction activity logs with sufficient detail to track project activities, materials, schedule impacts, and costs; record materials onsite and installation dates, and work performed to support progress payment and change order analysis.
Provide project documentation that accurately reflects actual infrastructure installation.
Provide regular construction reports and update information to the construction manager and other agencies to ensure effective and timely communication.
Research and regularly report changes to new materials and other developments in public works construction practices that could warrant updates to the District’s construction standards and code requirements.
Coordinate sampling of materials for examination or analysis by outside laboratories (e.g., concrete strength testing).
Assist District staff in checking and approving construction plans of new public and private sewer and recycled water development infrastructure.
Assist in the negotiation of emergency or other construction contracts that are not subject to public bidding requirements.
Participate in evaluating and reviewing capital improvement project design documents for biddability and constructability issues.
Participate in department initiatives to document and/or formalize work practices related to construction activities
Provide utility locating support in accordance with the District’s Underground Service Alert (USA) procedure.
Answer general questions and assist in responding to complaints from public or private agencies concerning issues with wastewater and recycled water infrastructure installation and/or locating of those facilities.
Understand and assess the safety measures on construction sites for conformance with District specifications and standards, as applicable.
Effectively perform other work duties and responsibilities consistent with the position on an as-needed and assigned basis.
General Organizational Duties:
Actively promote the District’s focus on effective and respectful communications to build better work relationships at all levels in the organization.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with other staff members, staff at other agencies, and professional organizations.
Participate in teams engaged in District projects and organizational activities.
Participate in District related civic events, meetings, committees, and staff functions.
Provide appropriate, timely, and customer-service focused responses to inquiries from the public.
Understand and conform with the District’s Policies and Procedures.
Understand and conform with the District’s Safety Program.
A combination of training and experience that demonstrates an individual has obtained the required knowledge and is able to perform the required work (with reasonable accommodation if needed). A person with the following combined training and experience would most likely qualify to compete in a selection process: Education: High school diploma or equivalent supplemented with at least two years of college-level courses in construction, engineering, and project management, or a construction inspector’s certification. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time work experience related to the inspection of water or wastewater system construction projects, or two (2) years of inspection experience acquired at the District. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of:
Practices, methods, materials, and equipment used in the construction, operation, and maintenance of recycled water and wastewater facilities and equipment.
Legal, regulatory, code, and permit requirements applicable to public works construction projects and construction site activity.
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to the work.
Design, construction, and operation of wastewater and recycled treatment plants and supporting facilities, pump stations, sanitary sewer collection and transmission pipelines, and recycled water distribution infrastructure and equipment.
Construction project inspection and contract administration practices, including change orders, inspection standards, construction progress documentation, and conflict resolution techniques.
Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by respectively interacting with the public, contractors, equipment vendors, and District staff.
Skills and Abilities to:
Interpret and apply the general intent and specific provisions of multiple laws, regulations, and specifications.
Apply technical public works construction practices to specific issues.
Record data and information and produce summary reports demonstrating the enforcement of relevant codes and standards.
Communicate fairly, respectfully, and clearly to coworkers, supervisors, customers, and the public to effectively communicate ideas and assert a point of view in complex and controversial situations.
Read and understand construction contract drawings and specifications.
Evaluate, plan, and establish a sequence of action for multiple project components to progress toward specific objectives.
Perform mathematical, statistical, and algebraic calculations common to public works construction project quantification, inspection, and recording.
Apply proper safety procedures as appropriate for the project environment
Applicants interested in this position are encouraged to submit a completed Delta Diablo Employment Application. All material must be submitted on-line at www.deltadiablo.org. A resume may be included but does not substitute for a completed application form. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be screened to determine who met the minimum qualifications. Those candidates whose application indicates their experience and/or education are best suited to meet the current needs of the District will be invited to participate in the examination and/or interview process beginning in mid-December. The decisions of the District are final. All applicants shall receive written notification regarding the results of the review process. The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change. All final candidates for employment with the District are subject to a criminal background, credit and reference check. Successful candidates not currently employed in a regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen to be considered for employment. For more information about the positions and Delta Diablo, visit our website at www.deltadiablo.org. IMPORTANT NOTE: All applicants are required to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment with the District. Requests for a reasonable accommodation due to medical or disability reasons or for a sincerely held religious belief will be considered on a case-by-case basis. *Fully Vaccinated means a person’s status two weeks following the person’s receipt of a single-dose COVID-19 Vaccine or the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 Vaccine.
Agency Delta Diablo
Address 2500 Pittsburg-Antioch Highway Antioch, California, 94509
Phone (925) 756-1931 (925) 756-1969