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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/20/22

Applications Due02/04/22

Vacancy ID97603

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleTransportation Construction Inspector 1, 2, 3

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $18.57 to $22.95 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 75%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 455 Cayuga Road

City Cheektowaga

StateNY

Zip Code14225

Minimum Qualifications Transportation Construction Inspector 1
One construction season (minimum of three months) of work experience in highway, bridge, or other civil engineering related construction inspection; or completion of at least a minimum of 27 semester credit hours of college course work as part of an associate degree program in engineering, engineering technology,
construction technology, engineering science, surveying technology, drafting/CAD, or heavy equipment operations; or completion of at least 27 semester credit hours of college course work as part of a bachelor’s degree program in engineering, engineering technology, environmental sciences or environmental technology, construction management, construction supervision, engineering management, construction engineering or construction engineering technology, transportation planning,
mathematics, physical science, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, landscape architecture, surveying, physics, geology or forestry.

Transportation Construction Inspector 2
Two construction seasons (minimum of six months total) of work
experience in highway, bridge, or other civil engineering related construction inspection; or completion of an associate degree program in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology, engineering science, surveying technology, drafting/CAD, or heavy equipment operations; or completion of at least 54 semester credit hours of college course work as part of a bachelor’s degree program in engineering, engineering
technology, environmental sciences or environmental technology, construction management, construction supervision, engineering management, construction engineering or construction engineering technology, transportation planning, mathematics, physical science, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, landscape architecture, surveying, physics, geology or forestry; or completion of one construction season of work experience, as described in TCI 1 above, plus a minimum of 27 semester credit hours of college course work as part of an associate or bachelor’s degree program as cited above.

Transportation Construction Inspector 3
Completion of six months as a Transportation Construction Inspector 2; or completion of three months as a Transportation Construction Inspector 2 and completion of at least 81 semester credit hours of college course work as part of a bachelor's degree program in engineering, engineering technology, environmental
sciences or environmental technology, construction management, construction supervision, engineering management, construction engineering or construction engineering technology, Transportation planning, mathematics, physical science,
architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, landscape architecture, surveying, physics, geology or forestry.

A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State is also required.



Duties Description Generally, under the supervision of a NYS Thruway Engineer-in-Charge, a Seasonal Transportation Construction Inspector will be physically assigned to one or more construction projects to perform the following construction or materials inspection or inspection-related tasks:
• Field Office Activities: Completes and verifies lengths, areas, and volume to support authorization of payments to the contractor and performs other technical and engineering related office functions and paperwork as required.
• Earthwork Inspection: Inspects contractor’s operations in building earth or rock embankments; conducts gradation test, compaction test and moisture content tests; checks thickness of layer of material placed and type and suitability of compaction equipment
• On-Site Concrete Inspection: Inspects contractor’s operation in placement of concrete for pavements and for bridge piers and abutments; tests air content and slump test and obtains cylinders for subsequent load tests; inspects method of handling and placing concrete to minimize segregation, concrete finishing, and curing method on concrete paving operations, inspects paving trains to ensure a smooth pavement.
• Structural Inspection: Inspects contractor’s erection of steel to ensure correct placement; inspects field welds and painting of steel.
• Drainage Inspection: Inspects contractor’s operations in the installation of culverts, sewers and ditches; ensures excavation of trenches is done in a safe manner to proper alignment and grade, that correct material is placed and properly shaped, and that material and compaction of backfill over pipe is correct.
• Asphalt Pavement Inspection: Inspect contractor’s placement of asphalt pavement; ensures temperature for placement is correct, lift thickness is in conformance and asphalt is properly compacted.

Additional Comments *Overtime requirements will vary depending on the specific project to which you are assigned.

*Employees will be required to report to the Division office. An Authority vehicle will be provided for travel from the Division office to the project site, as well as, for project related travel.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Nancy Wrobel

Telephone (716) 631-9017

Fax (716) 626-1328

Email Address Nancy.Wrobel@thruway.ny.gov

Address

Street 455 Cayuga Road, Suite 800

City Cheektowaga

State NY

Zip Code 14225

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a current resume using the above contact information.

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