Stormwater/ Erosion Control Inspector

Summary: Performs technical and independent inspections for permitted
construction to verify compliance with Municipal Codes for Construction Site
Erosion and Sediment Control. Inspects the installation of structural best
management practices (BMPs), and verifies proper installation in
accordance with the approved erosion control and stormwater management plan or
standard conditions issued by the City/municipality. Generates inspection
reports to gain compliance of permit holders by notifying superintendents and
communicating with installing crews. Works independently in the field and is
responsible for making decisions requiring technical discretion and sound
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Attend pre-construction conferences or other relevant project meetings
and discuss project specific environmental commitments
• Provide notifications to regulatory agencies of construction start
• Flag jurisdictional areas outside of permitted impact limits
• Conduct baseline surveys and pre-construction photo documentation
• Conduct site visits/field observations to ensure compliance with
environmental commitments
• Conduct water quality sampling before, during and after instream work
as required
• Permit required photo documentation during and post construction
• Verify countersinking of pipes and culverts
• Review disposal and borrow sites
• Review and comment on plan of operations for instream work
• Provide guidance and technical assistance on instream operations
(cofferdams, causeways, workbridges, dewatering)
• Performs site inspections to evaluate potential threats to nearby water
bodies, drainage structures, and neighboring properties and makes
determinations regarding the requirement of controls for sedimentation
and/or storm water runoff.
• Reviews site plans and permit applications to determine if plans match
on-site items.
• Reviews and analyzing blueprints, recommends wetland delineations
• Attend all weekly construction meetings.
• Ensure that proper cleanup occurs from vehicle tracking on paved
surfaces and where sediment leaves the right of way.
• Ensure that erosion/sediment control work is done in a timely manner
and meets permit requirements.
• Ensure project is stabilized prior to suspension of the work.
Education/Experience: TECS Certification, Two years of experience
inspecting construction sites for proper installation of erosion and sediment
controls and compliance with applicable ordinances and laws. Knowledge of the
Clean Water Act, General Permit for Storm Water Discharges from Construction
Activities (CGP), National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
(NPDES) and current stormwater regulations and trends at the local,
state and federal levels; industry standards and practices pertaining to
Erosion, Sediment and Storm Water best management controls and practice;
general construction practices and staging; current computer software for
word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and internet applications.
Skills: Ability to interpret and apply national, state and local codes
pertaining to erosion and sediment control; read, interpret and apply
plans, specifications and blueprints of ordinary complexity quickly and
accurately, compare them with work in process and suggest modifications
which will bring construction sites into conformance; efficiently organize
workload, determine inspection priorities and develop daily inspection
route; deal constructively with conflict and communicate effectively with
people who are angry, frustrated or confused; operate current computer
programs including email, word processing, internet, databases, and
office equipment; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously
with all levels of employees, the general public and other organizations;
communicate effectively for efficient job performance. Individuals must be
capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.