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Senior Right of Way Inspector - City of Bellevue ( Job # 13-0035)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $5,116.22 per month
Maximum Salary: $7,059.73 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Transportation
Closes: September 10, 2014 at 3:05 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


This position performs a variety of routine and complex construction inspection activities for Commercial, Private Development, and Private Utility projects. Interprets and enforces compliance with Federal, State and Local Codes and Standards, contractual provisions and proactively problem solves changes in the field. Work hours will be from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday (work hours may change to accommodate work activity).


  • Inspect commercial, private developer and franchise utility projects for compliance with approved plans, specifications, and contract agreements as well as Federal, State and City standards.
  • Attend preconstruction and construction phase meetings to explain inspection standards and problems.
  • Prepare daily field reports and written correspondence.
  • Consult with contractors and developers in resolving construction conflicts.
  • Work closely with departments, engineers and planning staff to ensure system integrity.


Two years college level course work or an equivalent combination of experience and school.



  • Five or more years road transportation, construction or equivalent inspection experience, and two years college level course work or an equivalent combination of experience and school.
  • Knowledge of construction methods, materials and contractor practices in the following areas: structural walls, reinforced concrete, asphalt, storm, sewer, water, earthwork, concrete flatwork, landscaping, irrigation, construction scheduling and work sequencing, signalization, illumination and channelization.
  • Current, valid Washington State Driver’s License and a good driving record, and the ability to maintain a good driving record in accordance with City standards.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures, traffic control and safety, and the ability to obtain a certification with the designation of a Traffic Control Supervisor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to make and defend unpopular decisions and to know when to request assistance.
  • Analytical and detail-oriented skills.
  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and confined areas.
  • Ability to work overtime with minimal advance notice.
  • Knowledge and ability to resolve construction conflicts in the field.
  • Ability to work with other City staff, general contractors and the general public.
  • Both private and public sector experience is preferred.


Physical Demands

  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color differentiation, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 70 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet while in the office or moderately loud when in the field.
  • Work may routinely require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.
  • The employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions, in wet and/or humid conditions, in high precarious places, near moving mechanical parts and traffic, near fumes, airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic hazardous chemical, or near risk of electrical shock and/or vibration.


This is a full-time position.


How to Apply

Click "Apply Now" to complete the application for this position.  For further information about the job, please contact Tony Cezar at 425.452.7835.  If you need technical assistance with the online application, please contact our IT helpdesk at 425.452.4340.


Payroll Title: Senior Construction Project Inspector   Position ID#: 0202


Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004