City of Prescott
  • 25-Jul-2018 to 04-Sep-2018 (MST)
  • Public Works - Construction Services
  • Prescott, AZ, USA
  • $20.72 to $24.87
  • Hourly
  • Other


Hiring Range:  $20.72 to $24.87 per hour DOE/Q

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime)


City of Prescott Department of Public Works is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable and professional Temporary Construction Inspector.  Under the general supervision of the Public Works Inspection Supervisor and the City Engineer, Inspectors conduct on-site observations of public water, wastewater, drainage and street related infrastructure for public works projects and private development projects to ensure conformance with plans, specifications, standard details and construction installation.  This position is for full time employment for an unknown duration.


Education and Experience: A high school diploma or equivalent required. Field experience in public works inspection and two years of post-high school education in a related field are desired. Certification for the inspection of road and utility construction are highly desired.  Applicant must have knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed below. 



  • Reviews plans and specifications; inspects new and existing work to ensure compliance with codes, laws and regulations; prepares inspection reports; coordinates assigned activities with those of other departments, contractors and utilities; attends pre-construction and other construction meetings; monitors construction sites for compliance takes photos to document and writes daily field reports, warning notices, stop work orders and correction notices when necessary
  • Performs administrative functions relative to the inspection program and maintains inspection records and data.
  • Responds to questions and complaints, answers questions and provides project information, including problem solutions and technical expertise to others.
  • Measure dimensions and verifies level, alignment, and elevation of structures, fixtures, and improvements to ensure compliance to construction plans and specifications. Must be able to read a grade stake.
  • Uses measuring, testing tools, and equipment to perform inspections.
  • Reviews as-built or record drawings for accuracy.
  • Identify construction issues and notify appropriate City staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:

Knowledge of construction methods, materials, tools and equipment and associated inspection techniques for road, stormwater, and utilities construction.

  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, and standard specifications for construction; principles and practices of effective supervision; and safety precautions.
  • Knowledge in reading, interpreting, and applying plans, specifications, codes, and regulations.
  • Knowledge in conducting effective field inspections; preparing typed inspection reports and maintaining detailed records; reviewing and coordinating plans and permit applications for final approval.
  • Knowledge in communicating and acting effectively with co-workers and the public in receiving work direction and accomplishing all assigned tasks.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.

Must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of both Word and Excel computer programs.


Physical and Visual Ability: sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties and to safely operate required equipment and city vehicle as needed; walk extended distances and  traverse uneven terrain at times in adverse weather conditions; and climb ladders into and out of excavations for inspection purposes .

Hearing and Speaking Ability: sufficient to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate in person and over the telephone. 

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis

Position open until filled

Closing Date September 4, 2018

To apply for this position please visit our website at

City of Prescott, Human Resources, 201 S. Cortez St., Prescott AZ 86303

(928) 777-1347     (800) 748-6205     Email:  

EEO/M/F/V/H/D/NSE          Posted: July 25, 2018


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NOTE:  When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process.


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