ASSISTANT CLERK OF THE WORKS 1052
Under general supervision, an employee in this class assists as resident inspector of buildings being constructed, altered or repaired by contract forces. Work emphasis is on gaining compliance with legal requirements and prescribed specifications. The incumbent works under direct supervision of the Clerk of the Works and/or under administrative supervision of professional engineering personnel. Duties are performed with a Clerk of the Works on large complex projects; the incumbent may work independently on smaller jobs. Does related work as required.
Inspects buildings in the course of construction, alteration and repair;
Confers with contractors and insures that New York State and Suffolk County standards and specifications are being adhered to;
Checks materials and arranges for laboratory tests;
Makes written reports to supervisor as to progress on a percentage of completion basis;
Inspects heating, plumbing and ventilating installation for compliance with specifications;
Keeps an accurate daily log of the work done and the equipment used by each contractor;
Provides written and oral reports of inspection results to the Clerk of the Works.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the principles, methods, materials and equipment common to building construction; good knowledge of New York State and Suffolk County codes and regulations governing building construction; ability to read and interpret a variety of blueprints, plans and specifications applicable to building construction; ability to make skilled technical inspections and to enforce regulations firmly, technically and impartially; ability to keep records and prepare reports; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and four (4) years of experience in building construction work.
Additional education in civil technology, construction technology, engineering or a related field will be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.
Additional experience in building construction work will be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.