The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP's water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.
The NYCDEP commitment to sustainable storm water management has led to creative methods of conveyance and disposal of stormwater in the combined sewer areas throughout the City. The Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis (BEPA) is responsible for the design and construction of alternative methods of stormwater management called green infrastructure (GI) with the goal of reducing the volume of storm water entering the combined sewers, reducing the frequency of the combined sewer overflow events and improving the quality of the storm discharge to the surrounding water bodies.
The Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis (BEPA) seeks to hire a Construction Inspector. The selected candidate will perform construction management and inspection for Green Infrastructure (GI) projects in NYC, also will provide construction oversight (inspection and documentation). Candidate will required to observe, inspect and document construction progress, quality, safety, workmanship and conformance with contract documents and applicable codes, including procurement and management of construction contracts and coordination with other DEP Bureaus and interagency partners; perform procurement processes for capital construction projects related to on-site Green Infrastructure; field inspections for capital construction contracts for on-site or Right of Way Green Infrastructure; provide Senior Construction Manager with cost and schedule updates; participate in construction progress meetings with contractors, consultants and other agencies; resolve construction related issues to maintain projects budget and schedule; prepare cost estimates and assist in the negotiations for outsourced construction management services; coordinate with other agency personnel to receive project input and document decisions; perform inspection audits to measure contractor’s performance during construction of green infrastructure projects implemented by other agencies; enforce compliance with the DEP sewer use regulations.
Candidate will complete project management functions to ensure that the green infrastructure contracts run efficiently and effectively and perform other related duties as required; must have strong MS Office skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, and ability to comprehend maps, graphs, and tables; basic AutoCAD, GIS and ArcGIS knowledge is helpful for this job function.
Qualifications: A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience managing and/or inspecting one or more construction projects which must have a total cost of at least $300,000 for each of the five years of the required experience; or One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management.
Preferred Skills: Two years of experience in managing construction and construction management contracts in the field of public infrastructure; experience in managing construction of public infrastructure projects from both the in-house design as well as outsourced engineering projects throughout the life cycle of projects including planning, design, procurement and design services during construction phases; experience in green infrastructure performance as stormwater management systems, excellent communication skills and leadership skills.
To Apply and view full job description and qualification: Non-city Employees: Log on to nyc.gov/jobs and Search for Job ID # 394989. City Employees: Log on to Employee Self Service (ESS) and search for Job ID # 394989.
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