CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Conducts inspections of Right-of-Way construction and restoration work by utility companies and their subcontractors to ensure compliance with City ordinance requirements. Assists with capital improvement project utility relocations. Responds to inquiries from citizens, utilities and contractors. Assists with emergency operations, including snow removal, as required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conducts initial inspections of permitted utility work within the Right-of-Way, including street cuts, and back of curb installations.
Monitors work sites for adequate safety practices and compliance with traffic control plan.
Conducts final inspections, including sod and street restoration work.
Conducts follow-up inspection at the end of 24-month maintenance period.
Ensures all Right-of-Way work is done in accordance with the City's Manual of Infrastructure Standards.
Assists with capital improvement projects utility relocations on City Right-of-Way.
Assists citizens and contractors with concerns or questions relating to City Right-of-Way matters, including work completed by utilities or contractors in the Right-of-Way.
Serves as a back-up to the Right-of-Way Coordinator in their absence.
Participates in Snow and Ice Operations (i.e.: Shift Supervisor or Plow Driver).
Performs other duties, as assigned.
The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks.
Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors and any other persons or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and employer goals.
The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks.
EDUCATION & SPECIAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS:
Basic education with additional college-level courses in construction, engineering technology, or an equivalent combination of formal education and work experience.
Possession of an appropriate valid driver's license.
Must maintain insurable driving record.
Must have or obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL) within 12 months of employment with the City.
Must obtain Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor Certification from the American Traffic Safety Services Association within twelve months of employment.
Three years of experience in right-of-way construction or technical-related field.
Five years experience preferred.
Basic math skills.
Good oral communication skills.
Reading and interpreting of construction plans and blueprints.
Computer operation skills.
Basic CAD skills.
Exhibit diplomacy and judgment when working with citizens, contractors and utilities.
Ability to read and comprehend City codes.
Ability to assess situations and use judgment in responding.
Ability to read and interpret grading plans.
Ability to read and interpret construction plans.
Ability to understand computer commands and generated reports.
Ability to analyze construction problems and derive solutions to solve the problem.
Hand and eye coordination adequate to operate a computer.
Ability to travel and tour worksites within the City in adverse environmental conditions to include but not limited to construction sites and interior and exterior building inspections.
Ability to operate City vehicles.
Walk, pull, climb, crawl, bend.
Ability to visually review maps and plans and to examine construction materials and finished structures.
Ability to adjust to temperature extremes.
Ability to make and receive phone calls.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
Exposure to exhaust fumes and excessive noise.
SEE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ATTACHED FOR ADDITIONAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (Direct & Indirect):
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.