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Deputy Grading Inspector

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Posted: 04/09/2021 Employment Type: Full Time Category: Public Works Job Number: PPI002965 Pay Rate: $75 - $90

Job Description

Project Partners is seeking an experienced Grading Inspector with 5 to 10 years related experience. Solid Waste or public works project experience solid waste experience is preferred.

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

Support the Building and Construction units of the City of Los Angeles by providing observation and certification of various geotechnical projects. Document and report any deficiencies and/or non-conformities to the Project Geotechnical Engineer in a timely manner for regarding applicable and appropriate task, test or study: 

  • Standard Penetration Tests (SPTs)
  • Cone Penetrometer Tests (CPTs)
  • Geophysical surveys
  • Construction, development, purging and sampling of groundwater wells
  • Geotechnical laboratory testing of soil and/or bedrock samples by a City certified laboratory
  • Geotechnical analyses
  • Infiltration testing
  • Seismic ground motion studies
  • Geotechnical and/or geologic report preparation
  • Construction technical specification preparation or review
  • Constructability review of plans and specifications
  • Construction dewatering analysis, including aquifer characterization (pump testing, slug testing, etc.) and groundwater testing for discharge permit application/compliance for disposal
  • Soil and/or groundwater corrosion studies
  • Electronic plot plan preparation using CAD software
  • Traffic control planning and implementation for subsurface investigations
  • Geologic field mapping of features including slopes and landslides
  • Preparation of GIS-based geologic maps
  • Preparation of geologic cross-sections
  • Detailed geologic mapping of exploratory fault trenches
  • Down hole geologic logging of exploratory borings
  • Geotechnical/geologic support in response to emergencies
  • Project or technical presentations for City staff, regulators, or the public
  • Participation in meetings with regulatory agencies and the public in support of or on behalf of the City

Job Requirements

  •  Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with EIT or P.E. desirable.
  • 5 to 10 years of engineering related experience
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Current Los Angeles Deputy Grading Inspector Certification
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship in the U.S.)
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and proof of insurance

Additional Information

Project Partners is Southern California's public sector civil engineering specialist. Our singular mission is to help engineering professionals advance their careers while providing employers with flexible and cost-effective engineering staff resources.

Project Partners provides professional benefits to its employees:

  • Project Partners offers a variety of medical and dental plans to choose from. You can decide what is best for you and your loved ones. We pay 80% of our employees’ medical premium costs.
  • Paid time off – Start accruing paid time off right away – including vacation, holidays and floating days off
  • 401(k) program Profit sharing

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