Job Opportunity | DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS | Crestwood MO

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS JOB DESCRIPTION & POSTING
The Director of Public Works, as the City’s Professional Engineer, is the subject matter expert
responsible for the management and oversight of the Department of Public Works and all
associated operations in the City of Crestwood. They will perform all essential duties of the
position including administering the day-to-day operations of the Public Works Department,
budgeting, capital project management, engineering design and oversight, serve as staff
representative to various City boards, and work with stakeholders on a multitude of issues. They
oversee all Public Works staff, including public works administration, street maintenance,
vehicle maintenance, and facilities maintenance.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee
occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related
duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job duties described herein may
be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS JOB DESCRIPTION & POSTING
The Director of Public Works, as the City’s Professional Engineer, is the subject matter expert
responsible for the management and oversight of the Department of Public Works and all
associated operations in the City of Crestwood. They will perform all essential duties of the
position including administering the day-to-day operations of the Public Works Department,
budgeting, capital project management, engineering design and oversight, serve as staff
representative to various City boards, and work with stakeholders on a multitude of issues. They
oversee all Public Works staff, including public works administration, street maintenance,
vehicle maintenance, and facilities maintenance.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee
occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related
duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job duties described herein may
be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Directs, manages and oversees all day to day operations of the Public Works Department
    administrative division, including permitting, zoning, sewer lateral, and code enforcement, as
    well as all street/sidewalk maintenance, building/facilities maintenance, and vehicle
    maintenance operations
  • Serve as City Engineer, and as such, shall be responsible for estimating, prioritizing, design,
    budgeting, bidding, and project administration for all capital improvement, street
    improvement, building maintenance, and stormwater projects.
  • Administer various service contracts for the City (i.e. solid waste, HVAC, electrical, etc.)
  • Supervise directly or indirectly all Public Works personnel, including disciplinary actions and
    performance reviews
  • Oversees the Zoning and Development Code and other relevant City code sections, by
    partnering with the City Planner.
  • Create budgets for all divisions of the Public Works Department and ensure compliance with
    the budget and the City’s purchasing policy. Review and sign off on all vouchers
  • Serve as the staff representative – including creating agendas and providing staff reports – for
    the Public Works Board and Board of Adjustment. Attend all Board of Aldermen meetings.
    Support other boards and commission, on an as needed basis. Prepare associated legislative
    initiatives for Public Works Board and Board of Aldermen.
  • Interface with various public and private utilities regarding all issues within the City, including
    to coordinate relocations and correct problems
  • Work with various stakeholders to address concerns that occur within the Department of Public
  • Works’ purview
  • Oversee the City’s PASER program and all street maintenance needs
  • Oversee the City’s Sanitary Sewer Lateral Repair program
  • Review commercial and residential development plans
  • Perform the annual reporting of Stormwater – Phase II and the annual reporting of private,
    commercial basin inspections
  • Utilize the Commercial Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for department
    productivity and asset management
  • Create various productivity reports for the Department
  • Work with Federal, State, and County agencies, as well as other organizations to obtain grants
    for capital improvement projects
  • Serve as the City’s Floodplain Administrator
  • Perform other duties as required

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Specialized knowledge of principles and practices of engineering, design, construction,
    building materials, facility maintenance, engineering computations, occupational and safety
    precautions, building materials, and more associated with the position
  • Considerable knowledge of municipal codes/ordinances, department rules, procedures and
    functions
  • Knowledge on the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
  • Knowledge of Stormwater best practices.
  • Handle confidential/sensitive matters in a professional manner
  • Demonstrates ability to develop effective working relationships based upon respect,
    trust and confidence.
  • Make detailed decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations, established
    policies and procedures
  • Management and supervisory practices and principles; committed to teamwork and to
    delivery of excellent customer service
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and
    procedures; assess and monitor the distribution of work, support systems, and internal
    reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct and implement
    changes
  • Develop and implement department policies and procedures. Conduct a variety of
    departmental organizational and operational studies and investigations; recommends
    modifications to programs, policies and procedures as appropriate
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed
    actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
  • Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the Department and the City
  • Ability to operate light vehicles and equipment associated with Public Works functions
  • Must work well under pressure and with the public
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills; Understand and follow complex oral and
    written instructions and present ideas orally and in writing
  • Exercise good judgment, initiative, and closure
  • Advanced knowledge of data/word processing applications, other telecommunications
    equipment, as needed
    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering.
    (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • A Professional Engineers License is required.
  • A Certified Floodplain Managers License is preferred.
  • Experience: 5+ years of increasingly responsible experience in a supervisory position and
    extensive experience in professional engineering and municipal government or any
    combination of applicable experience and education will be considered.

Salary Range: $102,000-$123,000. Benefits include 11 ½ paid holidays, sick and vacation time,
health, dental, vision and life Insurance, and retirement benefits with LAGERS.

Candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional
references to Janet Gravagna, Human Resource Officer via e-mail at
[email protected]. Position will be opened until filled, with first review of
applications on October 6, 2022. The City of Crestwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Opportunity | Building Official | Ladue MO

Position Title: Building Official

Salary Range: Min $85,007 – Max $123,259

The City of Ladue is accepting applications for the position of Building Official. The purpose of this position is to direct and coordinate all functions of the Building and Code Enforcement Division to protect public health, safety, welfare, and quality of life according to the City of Ladue’s Code of Ordinances.  The Building Official directs, coordinates, and manages the activities and operations of the Building Division including serving as the chief plan reviewer, floodplain administrator and authority regarding inspections and code enforcement matters for the City.   

Candidates should at minimum possess the equivalent of five years’ experience as a Building Official, architect, engineer, building inspector, contractor of superintendent of construction, with three years supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, Architectural Technology, or related field is required, in addition to having obtained International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Certified Building Official.

Full a complete job description and position profile, please visit www.cityofladue-mo.gov

This is a salaried full-time, 40 hour per week position which includes a full range of benefits including paid time off, sick leave, holidays, employee health, dental, life, vision, disability, and a City-funded pension program for retirement.  Hours are generally 7:30 – 4:00 M – F with option to work one day per week from home.  

To apply please submit your resume to [email protected] by October 19th, 2022. Position is open until filled.

Job Opportunity | BUILDING INSPECTOR II | Olivette MO

CITY OF OLIVETTE

BUILDING INSPECTOR II

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Senior Building Official, the primary role for this position is to review, inspect, and enforce building and zoning regulations of commercial properties and to assist in all other reviews, inspections, and enforcements of the City’s land use and building regulations. Full job description available at www.olivettemo.com.

SALARY RANGE: $55,000 – $75,000

Responsibilities:

  1. Review, issue, and inspect various building and construction permits.
  2. Enforce and track complaints and violations as it relates to property maintenance.
  3. Utilize and manage permit managing software and track progress of projects.
  4. Other task as necessary to fulfill the duties of the position.

This is a highly responsible position with duties related to building, accessibility, zoning, construction, site improvements, erosion control, stormwater management, fire code compliance, health & safety, and property maintenance

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A high level of technical expertise in building and fire codes and code interpretation.
  • Experience in plan review, field work, inspections and project management.
  • Knowledge of current property maintenance codes, practices and methods.
  • Knowledge of current building codes, practices and methods.
  • Knowledge of current building construction principles and inspection methods.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret and administer applicable building codes and also local, State and Federal laws and City of Olivette Municipal Codes, as appropriate.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing as well as the ability to use and operate basic office equipment and computer programs in order to maintain records and community both in and outside the organization.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Preferred two year associates degree in building construction technology, engineering, or related field.
  • Possess ICC certification as a Building Plans Examiner, Commercial Building Inspector, and both Residential-Building Inspector and Plans Examiner.
  • A minimum of 5-years related municipal inspections experience; equivalent construction trades experience may be considered supplementally.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position has office space on the ground floor of City Hall, fully accessible.  However, the primary work environment is “in the field” on all types of terrain in all weather. 

This is a very physical position, which requires a substantial amount of mobility in carrying out the essential duties of the position.  Continual walking, climbing, lifting, stooping, and bending are required in the performance of duties related to inspections, both interior and exterior. 

Must be able to access all locations/areas throughout the City, including inside houses, basements, crawl spaces, garages, roofs, etc.  Must be able to climb and walk on all types of terrain, including grass, rock, mud, concrete, brush/weeds, trees, inclines, etc, and be able to tolerate all kinds of weather from rain to heat and cold temperatures.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume to [email protected] or mail to City of Olivette Human Resources, 1140 Dielman Road, Olivette, MO 63132.  Position is open until filled.

THE CITY OF OLIVETTE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Opportunity | BUILDING INSPECTOR | Bridgeton MO

BUILDING INSPECTOR

The City of Bridgeton is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector. Essential duties and responsibilities include: performing field inspections of residential and/or commercial buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling; ensuring that structures are being constructed in accordance with approved plans and specifications, and in compliance with applicable state and local laws, City ordinances, and codes to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and possess a Residential Inspector’s Certificate by the International Code Council.  A Commercial Building Inspector’s Certificate by the International Code Council must be obtained within twelve months of employment.  One to three years of experience is preferred.  Salary range for a Building Inspector is $27.31 – $38.37 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.  The City of Bridgeton offers an excellent benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid vacation, and the Missouri LAGERS defined benefit pension plan. 

Resumes must be accompanied by a completed Application for Employment form and Release of Information Agreement, which can be obtained at the Information Desk at the Bridgeton Government Center or online at bridgetonmo.com.  Applications will be received until position is filled. Applications and associated documents can be delivered to:                                                           

Public Works Department

City of Bridgeton

12355 Natural Bridge Road

Bridgeton, MO 63044

Job Opportunity | Construction Manager I, Inspector/Plan Reviewer | University of Missouri Columbia

Construction Manager I, Inspector/Plan Reviewer

University of Missouri Columbia, Campus Facilities, Planning Design and Construction (PD&C) provides services to improve the physical environment in support of MU’s institutional mission and vision, managing all efforts in the design and construction of new structures, renovation and repair project s and infrastructure development. Project Management guides colleagues through the planning and design process ensuring facility design needs and campus standards are met. Design Services serves as our in-house design team providing cost effective means for delivering small and medium size projects. Construction Management leads the construction activities of private contractors and consultants during the construction phase of building, renovation, and infrastructure projects.

University of Missouri System, Facilities Planning & Development (FPD) provides leadership in the planning, design, and construction of facilities to maximize resources and minimize risk for the university. FPD also serves as the University’s building code authority (AHJ), providing building inspection program policies and procedures, oversight of campus code services, and the services of third-party building inspection and special inspection agencies

This position works with MU PD&C and the UM AHJ in providing professional code services related to on- site inspections and plan reviews at the Columbia campus.

Key Responsibilities

Inspector/Plan Reviewer is responsible for code compliance for maintenance, repair, and construction projects, and within existing facilities, including:

  • Conduct trade specific or combination trade building inspections.
  • Perform plan code reviews of project drawings and project manuals on a variety of maintenance, repair, and complex commercial construction projects.
  • Assist in review/research of code questions and variance requests, and preparation of formal responses.
  • Assist permit technician(s) in determining code service requirements for permits and building inspections.
  • Code service administration: create plan review and inspection reports, general correspondence, and project management program uploads (general record keeping and document dissemination).
  • Pursue a high level of understanding of the Universities adopted building and fire protection codes, and design guidelines.
  • Communicate inspection and plan review results with responsible parties.
  • Maintain the permit, plan review, and inspection status database, ensuring current status is up to date.
  • Issue Certificates of Occupancy allowing the Owner to take possession of the building upon Substantial Completion, as applicable.
  • Coordinate inspection and plan review scopes of work with internal and external code service representatives.
  • Participate in the continual development and improvements of the University Consultant Procedures and Design Guidelines.
  • Assist Project Managers in determining third party inspector or Special Inspections scopes of service.
  • Verify code compliance measures are complete prior to closing out permits.
  • Brief the AHJ concerning potential conditional or limited use Certificates of Occupancy, and other sensitive matters.

                Responsible for other general office administration duties as assigned including:

  • Communicate inspection program requirements and procedures with other University constituents and clients.
  • Assist the AHJ with continual inspection program improvements and implementation.

As with all positions, involvement with other duties and responsibilities may be expected in order to support the mission and purpose of the University of Missouri.

Qualifications

Two years verifiable experience in performing combination trade plan code reviews and inspections on commercial construction projects. Familiarity with Storm Water Pollution Prevention Programs and Best Management Practices.

College degree in Engineering or Construction/Project Management fields, or an equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired.

Certifications: ICC Building Inspector, or ICC Mechanical Inspector, or Electrical Inspector certification, or ICC/State of Missouri Fire Inspector certification or an ICC Plans Examiner certification at the Commercial level or be willing to obtain ICC Commercial Building Plans Examiner B3 or Fire Plans Examiner F3, or CR, or CN certification within six months of hire.

Starting pay shall be commensurate with applicant experience and certification level.

Possession of a valid insurable driver’s license. For additional information and to apply, see Job Opening ID# 43283 online at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings

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