New Job Field Inspector (2) In Ontario

Field Inspector (2)
Field Inspector (2)

Field Inspector (2)

Company : City of Greater Sudbury
Salary : $33.67–$41.20 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Job Description

Section: Construction Services
Division: Engineering Services
Department: Growth and Infrastructure
Initial Reporting Location: St. Clair Depot

Job Status: Limited positions
Estimated Probable Duration: until November 24, 2023

Affiliation: Inside Unit
Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly
Shift Work Required: No
Range of Pay: Group 13 $33.67 to $41.20 per hour

The start date will follow the selection process.

This position is not eligible to work remotely.

Characteristic Duties: Under the general supervision of the Construction Services Co-ordinator.

  • Perform quality assurance (QA) inspections of work carried out by private contractors and municipal works forces.
  • Coordinate support services on various projects to ensure consistent documentation and adherence to project plans, specifications and instructions related to quantity and quality control (QC) of materials, methods and workmanship.
  • Inspect and monitor QC and QA tests on grading work, paving work, sewer installation, watermain installation, sidewalk construction, structural work and other items incidental to municipal construction projects in accordance with project plans, specifications and quality management plans.
  • Monitor quality and quantity of delivered materials and ensure supporting documentation is collected.
  • Monitor and perform checks on the layouts, alignment and grades of construction works.
  • Prepare and maintain various reports and documentation (e.g. instruction forms, project change requests, records of events as set out in daily diaries, contractor performance reports, daily reports of completed work and final project records), ensuring quality data and standards are maintained.
  • Document and inform Project Teams of any deviations or non-compliances to contract specifications and project plans. Consult with Project Team on requested scope, schedule or cost changes.
  • Inspect work sites as projects progress and upon completion to ensure work has been performed according to project plans and contract specifications with minimum inconvenience to the general public.
  • Provide constructability and technical guidance to internal and external Project Teams.
  • May be required to check summaries of materials delivered to sites to ensure supporting documentation is included (i.e. weigh tickets).
  • Investigate, report, and respond to public complaints or enquiries pertaining to construction activity and project work. Consult with Project Team and implement corrective action, as required.
  • Monitor and review quality of red-line drawings, as-built drawings, and contract documentation provided by contractors for compliance with contract specifications.
  • Perform QA checks on surveys to ensure adherence lines and grades defined by project plans for the construction of roads, sewers, sidewalks, etc.
  • May be requested to participate in emergency standby, as required.
  • Coordinate with contractors and Project Teams to identify and initiate documentation for potential changes to scope, schedule or cost and process for approval prior to execution.
  • Participate in the preparation or revision of inspection manuals and related documents.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  • Perform other related duties as may be required.


  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma with Canadian accreditation as an Engineering Technician.
  • Membership or eligibility for membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Technicians and Technologists is an asset.
  • Over two and one half (2½) years up to and including five (5) years of field inspection work.
  • Demonstrated ability related to computer software and administrative systems in a Windows environment (e.g. file maintenance, work processing, spreadsheet applications, information input and retrieval, etc.).
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, related regulations and best practices within area of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of contract language, drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with the public in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • French verbal and written skills an asset.
  • Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, have an acceptable driving record, and personal insurance coverage.

How To Apply

We must receive your resume before 11:59 p.m. on Monday, August 14, 2023. For those providing a French language resume, please also include an English version.

  • Follow the step by step application process.
  • Ensure you attached a cover letter and resume. Acceptable file types are:
    • .doc
    • .docx
    • .txt
    • .pdf
    • .rtf
  • Upon submission of your application, you will get a confirmation on the screen that your application has been successfully submitted. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation to the e-mail address on your profile.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

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