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Construction Inspector Supervisor

Construction Inspector Supervisor 

Development Services 

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners

96135 Nassau Place, Suite 5 

Yulee, FL 32097


Nassau County is 726 square miles of natural beauty located in the northeast corner of Florida along the Atlantic Ocean and Interstate 95. With 13 miles of pristine beaches, hundreds of miles of rivers, historic downtown Fernandina Beach, and an expanding economy. The combination of rich history, rural charm, natural resources, quality-of-life, and proximity to strategic installations provides Nassau County with unparalleled potential. Part of the Jacksonville Metropolitan Area, Nassau County has a population of 91,113 and a regional population of 1.6 million, the Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) estimates that Nassau County grew by 4.92% last year ranking as the 4th fastest-growing county, by percent growth, in Florida [2nd among counties with a population of at least 80,000]. BEBR predicts Nassau County will be the sixth fastest-growing county in the State of Florida over the next 10 years with a projected population expansion of 33% resulting in over 121,600 people calling Nassau County home.


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Conducts and supervises inspections of roadways, bridges and new development projects for compliance with County standards, provides guidance and makes recommendations. Provides representation for the County at the individual job sites. Conducts tests and analyses of construction materials. Prepares reports and conducts meetings with the public and property owners. Ensures subordinate compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations, and standards of quality and safety.

  • Conducts and supervises field inspections of roadways, bridges and new development projects for compliance with County standards/codes, FDOT Specifications, Florida Stormwater, Erosion and Sedimentation Control Manual. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in their application.
  • Plans, schedules and supervises inspections of new development, both residential and commercial. Assigns territories of construction inspectors.
  • Evaluates employee performance and prepares performance appraisals for direct reports, as required.
  • Creates, implements, and maintains a training program for newly hired staff.
  • Ensures continuing education deadlines for all construction inspection staff is completed in a timely manner for certification/licensure renewals.
  • Coordinates and creates training activities for construction inspectors.
  • Monitors the performance of the construction inspection division activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve efficiency and consistency, as needed.
  • Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate.
  • Supervises the work of subordinate personnel as assigned; supervisory duties may include instructing; planning, assigning and reviewing work of others; maintaining standards coordinating activities; allocating personnel; assisting with new employee selection; acting on employee problems; recommending employee discipline; offers training, advice and assistance as needed.
  • Provides guidance to subordinates in solving construction conflicts.
  • Assists the Development Services Director in compiling monthly and yearly reports of inspection activities.
  • Monitors construction activities in the County to ensure proper permitting was obtained.
  • Investigates complaints received from the general public.
  • Coordinates communications between Senior Development Review Engineer and contractors.
  • Exercises the authority to stop work on projects as needed.
  • Reviews for approval/disapproval all concrete and asphalt mix designs; oversees asphalt/concrete testing; reviews asphalt density reports; monitors asphalt paving operations; inspects forms and steel work prior to concrete placement; monitors placement; ensures proper temperature of asphalt/concrete.
  • Ensures rideability of roadway and bridge surfaces, as well as proper traffic control.
  • Uses survey equipment to ensure proper elevation and grade of earthwork.
  • Obtains samples of construction materials for laboratory testing.
  • Reviews contract documents for compliance; processes change orders.
  • Resolves discrepancies between plans and field conditions.
  • Documents various stages of project production.
  • Reviews and approves invoices for capital projects.
  • Reviews and approves Bonds and Engineer’s Estimates.
  • Reviews and approves “as-builts” submitted by contractors/developers.
  • Assesses property damage from natural disasters as needed.
  • Inspects and makes recommendations for drainage onto County rights-of-way to include new and existing driveway connections and permitting.
  • Performs pipe inspections via videos, profile reports or visually as required.
  • Inspects and approves subdivision development and County projects for compliance with County specifications/codes; prepares and updates quality assurance plans for projects and subdivisions in the County.
  • Serves as liaison between contractors, the County and the general public; documents all discussions between contractors and County personnel; resolves problems between contractors and the public.
  • Coordinates project construction with various utility companies.
  • Attends and/or conducts pre-construction, utility and weekly meetings.
  • Calculates materials required for assigned projects; compares receipts received to planned quantities for evaluation of pay requests; collects/checks all tickets of materials received.
  • Ensures all projects and developments maintain compliance with ADA Standard Regulations.
  • Keeps Development Services Director apprised of project status.
  • Notifies the public of road closures; takes steps to ensure public safety on roadways and developments while under construction.
  • Maintains knowledge of new trends and techniques in construction.
  • Maintains custody of assigned vehicle and ensures timely maintenance.
  • Attends training, continuing education, seminars, etc., to maintain job knowledge and skills.
  • Ensures that all other construction inspectors maintain the same level of job knowledge and skills by conducting training and/or engaging in discussion groups.
  • Ensures uniformity of job knowledge and skills as well as applications of standards.
  • Advises the Senior Development Review Engineer on most current construction methods and available options.
  • Prepares, processes and submits various documents, including project narratives, quality assurance reports, test reports, annual/monthly reports, memos, correspondence, etc.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, subordinates, co-workers, County personnel, contractors, developers, consultants, utility companies, industry/business representatives, property owners, various other Governmental agencies, vendors and the general public.
  • Assists with Traffic Signal repairs and maintenance as needed.
  • Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment which may include a computer, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, two-way radio, camera, etc.; Utilizes measuring devices, survey equipment and camera to perform inspections.
  • Attends and remains at work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absenteeism and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to higher management with respect to vacation time and leave requests.
  • Performs a variety of routine office duties as required, which may include but are not limited to answering the telephone, preparing reports and correspondence, entering computer data, copying and filing documents, etc.
  • Performs additional assigned duties as required.

(These essential functions are not a complete statement of all duties required of the job. Employees will be required to perform such other related job duties as may be assigned or required.)

High school diploma or GED equivalent with Vocational/Technical School Training in Construction or related field, supplemented by six (6) or more years of experience in construction and/or construction project inspection, including three (3) years of supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License.

Must obtain and maintain certification of FDOT Asphalt Paving Level 1, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector Certification, and FDOT Earthwork Construction Inspection Level 1 within six (6) months of hire date. Must obtain and maintain certification of FDOT Asphalt Paving Level 2, FDOT Earthwork Construction Inspection Level 2, FDOT Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic certification, Limerock Bearing Ratio (LBR) Technician Certification and OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety and Health certification within one (1) year of hire date.

The range for this position is $62,547.19 - $95,172.83. The County provides a comprehensive benefits program and participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and has a 3% employee contribution requirement. Voluntary supplemental 457 deferred compensation retirement is also available. For additional benefit information, visit:

Nassau County is a Drug Free Workplace & Equal Opportunity Employer; Nassau County values the service veterans and their family members have given to our country and that the County supports the hiring of returning service members, military spouses, and their family members as such this position is eligible for Veterans’ Preference in accordance with applicable laws.

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Job Type : Full-Time

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