Capital Projects Inspector I/II/III

  1. Job Description
  2. Qualifications
  3. Job Application

Under general supervision of the Capital Project Engineer, performs a variety of routine semi-skilled and technical construction inspection work for environmental, water, sewer, street, and other public works infrastructure. Assures compliance with Federal, State and local codes and standards and contractual provisions. The work also involves performing and/or assisting engineers and other professionals in a wide variety of design, engineering, data gathering, construction inspection, and development review. The placement in this job series is based on qualifications. 

Primary Job Duties:

  • Conduct field inspection of public works projects for compliance with contract plans and specifications, standards, permit/code requirements and city, state and federal requirements throughout the project.
  • Inspects and approves construction and installation of street, curbs, gutter, sidewalk, storm drains, sewers, water and related utilities and structures as assigned.
  • Inspects and assesses damage to public facilities as needed.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of construction records including daily reports, as-builts, and force account logs.
  • Reviews plans and specifications for all types of construction projects to ensure compliance with construction codes and related ordinances.    
  • Responds to public inquiries from external and internal customers. 
  • Provides as-built engineering records and right of way information for use in the preparation of construction documents for both external and internal customers.
  • Assists with the preparation and maintenance of accurate records of street, stormwater, water, and sanitary sewer system improvements for incorporation into the City’s mapping GIS database.
  • Assists in the preparation of working drawings, plans, and estimates for sanitary sewers, storm sewers, water lines, street improvements, solid waste facilities, and other similar projects.
  • Capital Project Inspector II/III performs construction management on public works construction projects.
  • Computes and compiles survey data from field survey notes.
  • Assists with field survey work related to data collection and construction staking.


Capital Projects Inspector I:    Range A16 $27.70 - $32.567/hour ($56,721.60 - $67,739.36 annually)

Capital Projects Inspector II:   Range A20 $30.698 - $36.654/hour ($63,851.84 - $76,240.32 annually)

Capital Projects Inspector III:   Range A24 $34.547 - $41.259/hour ($71,857.76 - $85,818.72 annually)

AFSCME Local 1619 Represented Position.

Excellent benefits include longevity pay after completion of 5 years, medical, dental and vision coverage for employee and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, vacation/sick leave accrual, PERS retirement and deferred compensation plans.  Employee shares 12.5% of the medical premium.

To Apply:   Go to to download the City of Port Angeles application. Applicants must submit the City of Port Angeles application, cover letter and resume. Recruitment window closes April 14th at 5:00 pm. 

Selection Process:   Applicants will be evaluated on the requirements and related experience.  Only those selected to receive an interview will be contacted. COPA is an EOE.

Human Resources Office

321 E 5th St.

Port Angeles, WA  98362

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