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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Reference #: 2529530
Categories: Government
Keywords: mail

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number DOT-HWY-2019-05

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 Highway Construction Inspector IV supervises and participates in inspecting all phases of the construction of highways and/or independently inspects a wide variety of highway and highway related construction projects; may train and supervise the work of lower level inspectors; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

Basic Education/Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent; or work experience which involved tasks that demonstrated knowledge of English grammar, spelling and arithmetic; ability to read and understand oral and written instructions; and the ability to write simply and directly.

General Experience: ONE (1) YEAR of work experience in one or a combination of A or B below:

A. Journey level experience in a construction trade. This experience must have required the ability to read and interpret blue-prints or plans.

B. Progressively responsible experience performing a variety of technical, non-professional engineering tasks under general supervision.  This experience must have involved inspectional work and must be comparable to the Engineering Aid III level.  

The Engineering Aid III performs a variety of routine technical, non-professional engineering tasks under general supervision.

Specialized Experience:  THREE (3) YEARS of progressively responsible experience in the inspection of phases of the construction of highways. At least one year of this experience must have been comparable to the Highway Construction Inspector III level. 

The Highway Construction Inspector III independently inspects all phases of the construction of highways and related structures for conformance with plans and specifications, contracts, agreements and standard methods of work.

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

Supervisory Aptitude:  Applicants must demonstrate aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects of supervision, e.g., by serving as a group or team leader, by the completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; and/or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.

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.

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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.