The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Job Details

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of twenty six cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five conventional water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.6 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

Job Summary

The Engineering Services Group, Construction Management Unit currently has two (2) openings for the position of Construction Inspector I in the civil, structural or mechanical disciplines. This position performs entry level Construction Inspector job duties in support of the Capital Investment Program which includes applying basic skills in procedures, operations techniques, tools, materials and equipment appropriate to the area of public works construction, inspection, fabrication inspection and/or materials sampling and testing. Knowledge of basic construction means and methods and construction quality assurance, construction safety practices are required.
1. Learns and assists to perform as a Construction Inspector on public works construction projects.

2. Learns and assists to perform inspections, fabrication inspections, and materials testing on construction projects in accordance with contract plans and specifications.

3. Learns and assists to perform factory acceptance testing, equipment testing and systems start-up.

4. Learns and assists to perform constructability reviews of plans and specifications.

5. Prepares inspector’s daily reports including photo and/or video documentation.

6. Learns and assists to perform engineering materials tests, studies, investigations, and forensic and engineering evaluations.

7. Performs other related Construction Inspector job duties.

Work Schedule: Mon – Fri

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