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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: 2528328
Categories: Government
Keywords: mail

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number DOT-HAR-2019-01

Note: The starting monthly salary is at the minimum rate of pay advertised above.

This job posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation (DOT). 
If you have any questions regarding this civil service recruitment, contact the DOT Personnel Office at (808) 587-2145 - Monday - Friday, 7:45 am - 4:30 pm (HST).
The Department of Human Resources Development - State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this recruitment to the DOT Personnel Office.

This continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the State of Hawaii's Civil Service Job Opportunities Listing page of the Department of Human Resources Development's website.

Duties Summary

The General Construction Inspector III independently inspects all phases of public works construction and major maintenance projects, such as buildings, wharves, piers, pipelines, breakwaters, seawalls, paving and dredging, for conformance with plans, specifications, contracts, regulations and standard methods of work; assure compliance with designs, specifications and applicable workmanship, material and safety codes and standards; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

Basic Education/Experience Requirement:  Graduation from high school or equivalent OR work experience which demonstrated the ability to read and apply oral and written instructions, write simply and directly and perform arithmetic computations.

General Experience:  TWO (2) YEARS of journey-level experience in one or more of the construction trades which provided the full range of specialized knowledge, skills, abilities and practices used in such trade(s) as applicable in the construction industry.

Specialized Experience: TWO (2) YEARS of (A) Construction inspection work experience OR (B) Full-time supervisory work experience over a force of skilled trades workers in the construction industry, provided the experience involved responsibility for interpreting plans and specifications and inspecting workmanship and materials for adherence to such plans and specifications.

At least one year of this experience must have been comparable to the General Construction Inspector II level.

The General Construction Inspector II independently inspects structures of limited complexity or several phases of the construction of major waterfront facilities and public improvements to ascertain whether construction methods, practices, materials and workmanship conform to provisions of contracts, plans, specifications, regulations and standard methods of work; and resolves problems based on precedents or instructions.

Non-Qualifying Experience:  Experience in such positions as the following will not be accepted as qualifying:
A. Engineering Aid or Draftsman
B. Equipment Operators
C. Materials Inspector
D. Automotive Mechanic
E. Machinist
F. Welder

Substitution Allowed:  Excess Specialized Experience may be substituted for General Experience on a month-for-month basis.

Driver's License:  Applicants must possess a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Clearance - Federal Criminal History Records Check:  In accordance with Federal regulations, persons who are being considered for employment in positions which require unescorted access to secured areas at the harbor must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint-based criminal history record check.  In order to be granted the TWIC clearance, prospective employees must not have been convicted, or found "not guilty by reason of insanity," of a disqualifying criminal offense within seven years from the date of appointment.  Upon recommendation for hire, prospective employees will be required to successfully undergo the fingerprint-based criminal history record check and be found free of disqualifying convictions during the preceding seven years.
The cost for the records check will be the applicant's responsibility.  However, upon hire, the employee will be reimbursed provided he/she submits the TWIC receipt to his/her supervisor.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.

Other Information

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call the DOT Personnel Office at (808) 587-2145 for assistance.

The Department of Transportation will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner.  In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.

The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.  To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.  For more information, please click:

CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the DOT Personnel Office's Levels of Review.