West Point City | Public Works Inspector

Employment Opportunities,
West Point City
Public Works Inspector
$24.20 - $33.89
Upon Hire

1st Review of Applications 1/25/2023
Location | 3200 W 300 N West Point, UT 84015
Full Job Description

This is a full-time, non-exempt position working under the general direction and supervision of the Public Works Director. This position performs a variety of full performance, para-professional and technical duties related to developing, implementing, and conducting civil engineering programs for public works projects and service systems.


  • Attends pre-construction conferences as needed to coordinate involvement of local contractors, special districts, the city departments and local utilities

  • Conducts routine and complex inspections of a variety of public works projects related to general improvements to public right-of-ways.

  • Monitors work performed in public right-of-ways by private contractors and utility companies to assure pedestrian and vehicle safety; ensures quality standards are achieved.

  • Assures the proper testing of materials and assures compliance with established specifications.

  • Performs drafting and annotation on contract plans, reads and interprets plans, and determines plan

    conformity to established standards.

  • Compiles statistical information; checks computations, structure lay-outs, and grades, disseminates and

    prepares incoming and outgoing correspondence; assures consistency between specifications and actual


  • Discusses construction problems with contractor or personnel and exercises professional problem solving.

  • Must work on-call in rotation with other department employees.

  • Required to plow snow and be available at any time to respond to a call out for snow removal, including

    weekends and holidays.

  • Required to respond and evaluate emergency situations and help determine correct course of action.

  • Responsible to perform special projects or other duties as assigned.

  • Required:
      • Graduation from high school or GED AND four (4) years of responsible experience in construction, inspection, compliance testing, survey, or similar experience related to above duties. OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

      • Knowledge of civil engineering, sampling and testing methods, principles, practices and procedures.

      • Knowledge of construction methods, materials, technical and practical design of public works systems.

      • Proficient in the use of a variety of technical engineering equipment and drafting tools, and performing

        advanced mathematical calculations, and reading and interpreting plans and specifications.

      • Knowledge of political, legal, and governmental processes affecting engineering and project management.

      • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, federal agencies, state

        agencies, local governments, subordinates, and the public; and demonstrate diplomacy and cooperative

        problem solving.

      • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and stay organized, and demonstrate reliability and good attendance.

      • Positive work attitude; enthusiastic, confident, outgoing, helpful and committed.

  • Preferred:
      • AICP credentialed planner and economic development experience.

      • Knowledge of drafting and blueprint reading, GIS and computer mapping experience.

      • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B or be able to obtain within six months.

      • Must be able to obtain the following certifications within one year:

        • Utah Registered Storm Water Inspector (RSI)

        • Utah Water Operator II

        • Utah Wastewater Operator II

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • URS Retirement
  • Life
  • AD&D Sick/Vacation Leave Accrual
How/Where to Apply
  • The West Point City Employment Application MUST be submitted to be considered. Application available online at westpointcity.org

  • Employment Applications and any attachments you wish to include (resume, cover letter, etc.) may be emailed to hr@westpointcity.org or submitted via mail, fax, City Hall drop-box, or at City Hall.