City and County of Denver Denver, Colorado, United States
Sep 13, 2019Full Time
About Our Job Application Process: We encourage you to apply as soon as possible because this posting may close without notice. Denver Public Works (DPW) delivers services that help to define and improve the quality of life in Denver. DPW is responsible for road maintenance and repair; residential trash, recycling and compost collection; design and construction of streets, bridges, public buildings, and storm and sanitary sewers; transportation and parking services; oversight and regulation of use of the public right-of-way; and implementation of the Public Works Environmental Management System (EMS). For more information, please visit the Denver Public Works website and video at: http://www.denvergov.org/dpw https://vimeo.com/263427065 The Division of Transportation Operations is responsible for managing the performance of the transportation infrastructure. Sections within the Division include curbside management, traffic signals, signs and markings, and system operations. The Traffic Operations team is responsible for the operation, maintenance, installation and emergency repair of traffic control devices. They maintain a fiber optic communication network providing services to the Department of Public Works, Information Technology Division and Denver Police Department. They also operate the Transportation Management Center and are responsible for signals, electronics repair, utility locates, sign installation, sign manufacturing and pavement markings. Traffic Operations has a great opportunity for a Traffic Signs and Markings Inspector. Our team are stewards of safety in a traffic-controlled work zone. This job environment entails working with a crew who are punctual and thrive in a team setting. Commitment and being on time at work is essential. We have a top-notch, supportive team that maintains a very good relationship with the contractors. This inspector position will be inspecting for quality control and assurance with contracted work. You must have a strong background from construction to signs and markings. As an example of a project, Transportation Operations plans to put in 125 miles of bike lanes in five-year span. Duties would include: Work with inspection of signs and markings regarding quality control. Inspection of MUTCD regulations regarding bike lanes, pavement markings and signage. Perform complex inspection work to ensure compliance with City, State and Federal standards and guidelines and enforces compliance by monitoring and re-inspecting work to ensure compliance. Review transportation infrastructure improvement projects specific to signs & marking; provides information concerning construction plans and specifications; provide technical direction to field consultants and contractors. Oversee contractors in the removal and/or installation of roadway signing and pavement markings. Oversee contractor application and installation of temporary traffic control relating to project. Coordinate with other City agencies and departments to avoid project conflicts. Assist in the resolution of difficult or unusual roadway conditions involving the installation of transportation infrastructure assets. Prepare a variety of technical reports and correspondence. Collect Geographical Information System (GIS) data for all transportation infrastructure assets replaced or installed on the project for inclusion in the Departments Enterprise Asset Management System (EAM). Prepare for and attends pre-construction meetings concerning transportation infrastructure projects specific to signs and marking. Cross-training crew members with QC and QA regulations. While the full pay range of this Job Classification is $20.25/hour - $29.59/hour, our target hiring salary for this position is between $20.25/hour - $25.00/hour, depending on education, experience and qualifications. About You Our ideal candidate will have: At least five years of experience in pavement markings, sign codes and installation Knowledge in the field of contracted projects, collaborating with other contractors Ability with strong verbal and written communication to ensure good relationships with external and internal stakeholders Cross training experience with junior staff Networking skills with signals Basic knowledge of sign installation and codes, basic knowledge of reading and understanding plan sets a MUCTD and CDOT knowledge in both manuals Flexibility and be able to work odd hours because of involvement with preconstruction to final walk through of signal completion, project completion; responsible for punch list; producing punch list Cartegraph knowledge and able to track projects on excel spreadsheet. Up-to-date knowledge with TCS flagging Certifications as a qualified inspector for QC and QA Strong background from construction to signs/markings Experience with repairing traffic control devices and basic knowledge of traffic control We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Education: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate Experience: Five (5) years of experience in the installation, construction, maintenance and repair of traffic control signs and pavement markings. Education and Experience Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements. License/Certification: This job requires driving. Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Requires IMSA Signs & Markings Level II Certification at time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment. About Everything Else Job Profile CJ3165 Traffic Signs and Markings Inspector To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Position Salary Range $20.25 - $29.57 Starting Pay $20.25/hour - $25.00//hour based on experience and education Agency Public Works The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.