Ogden City Corporation
  • 12-Sep-2017 to 29-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Engineering
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $19.54 to $26.70
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits Eligible


To perform technical inspection and plans examining work in enforcing compliance with right of way codes, regulations, ordinances and Ogden City Engineering Standards.  Receives general supervision from the Principal Engineer, Development Engineer, and/or the City Engineer.



Requires one year of sewer utility, surveying or construction experience.  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade with supplemented training desired involving construction inspection.  Ability to obtain the Registered Storm Water Inspector (RSI) Certification within six (6) months of being hired.  Must have, or the ability to obtain, a valid Utah's Driver License.



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100, IS200, IS700, and IS800 within one year of hire.


Failure to obtain/maintain license and certificate as outlined above will result in termination from the position. 



  • Set-up and operate DATA collecting survey equipment.
  • Use of tablet/laptop for field inspection, reports and correspondence.  
  • Organize, implement, monitor and inspect to ensure success on Fats Oils and Grease program.
  • Organize, implement monitor and inspect to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal statues in regards to Storm Water.
  • Review, visit, document and recommend BMP's on all Storm Water discharge outfall points and all storm water inlets.
  • Perform dry weather and wet weather screenings on all Storm Water discharge outfall points.
  • Maintain a field notebook, DATA collector; record all figures, notes and site drawings. Perform mathematical calculations to ensure the accuracy of survey findings.
  • Inspect work quality and materials used in a variety of public works projects during various stages of construction and remodeling to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Conduct preliminary examination of plans and specifications of assigned project; determine compliance with the provisions of the construction codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Inspect various public works structures and best management practices including utilities, gutters, storm systems and various other facilities and their compliance with federal, state, and local standards.
  • Inspect private storm water facilities for conformance to local, state, and federal requirements. 
  • Inspect private separators for impacts to the sanitary sewage system. 
  • Review site Storm Water Management Plans and ensure contractor compliance.
  • Check line, grade, size, elevation and location of structures for conformance with specifications and regulations.
  • Take samples of materials for examination or analysis by laboratories; perform routine materials and field tests to assure material and workmanship quality; coordinate results of tests and verifies approval of structure.
  • Observe work during progress and upon completion.
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed.
  • Coordinate inspection and plans examining activities with other City departments and divisions.
  • Deal with private contractors on construction specifications and procedures; ensure compliance with procedures and regulations.
  • Record amounts of materials used, review submittals, and monitor work performed.
  • Prepare various inspection reports as required; maintain files and reports regarding inspection and findings.
  • Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints concerning construction, repair or damage relating to Sanitary Sewer and Storm Water functions.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.  Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.



  • Stays abreast of new trends and innovation in the fields of surveying and construction.
  • Prepare various reports as required.
  • Attends and participates in city and trade meeting.



Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Pipeline construction techniques and installation methodology.
  • Understanding of Fats, Oils, and Grease and the impact to the sanitary sewage system.
  • Organize, implement, and monitor a Fats, Oils, and Grease program.
  • Understanding of storm water best management practices. 
  • Organize, implement, monitor and inspect to ensure compliance with Local, State and Federal requirements in regard to storm water.
  • Review, visit, document and recommend BMP's on all Storm Water discharge outfall points and all storm water inlets.
  • Perform dry weather and wet weather screenings on all Storm Water discharge outfall points.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and techniques of surveying and accepted safety standards and methods of construction activities based on Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances.
  • Applicable laws, regulations, codes, ordinances and policies governing the construction of public works projects.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Principles and techniques of public works inspection and plans examining work.
  • Defects and faults in construction.
  • Basic mathematics including algebra and geometry as applied to surveying and construction inspection work.
  • Operate survey DATA collection equipment in a safe and effective manner. Survey procedures and techniques using handheld GPS systems.
  • Accurately collect data through writing and drawings.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Understand, issue, carry out and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, in English both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following: walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time, operating assigned equipment
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: Making observations, communicating with others and reading and writing as required by the position.
  • Interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Determine if construction systems conform to Federal, State, and City Code requirements.
  • Apply technical knowledge and proper inspection techniques to examine workmanship.
  • Detect deviations from plans, regulations and standard construction practices.
  • Make basic mathematical computations rapidly and accurately.
  • Enforce necessary regulations decisively and tactfully.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Work is performed under all weather conditions, often on busy streets or construction sites, involves extensive standing and walking;  work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls.  Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral, and depth perception.  May be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 80 pounds; noise level is usually moderately quiet while in the office or moderately loud when in the field;  work routinely requires employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process.  This is for initial appointments only.



Range 40 - $1,563.57 to $2,136.57 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ).  Typically hire at minimum.  This position is eligible for benefits. 



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Friday, September 29, 2017.  If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT  84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein.  Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.




                                                     September 12, 2017

Ogden City Corporation
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