Community Accessibility Inspector
Community Accessibility Inspector Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for a Community Accessibility Inspector in the Traffic Engineering Department. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting pay range of DOQ. Sign-on bonus eligible! ACHD offers an excellent benefits package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, paid parental leave, 401K match and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
Primary Duties: · The Community Accessibility Inspector conducts investigations and inspections of all temporary traffic control (TTC) for construction activities within the public right-of-way and any permanent pedestrian facilities to ensure accessibility by people with disabilities. · The incumbent will work closely with contactors providing education on the community’s accessibilities needs and standards.
Qualifications: · Requires considerable knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related accessibility laws and regulations; the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD); coordinating ADA compliance and accommodation programs as related to accessibility and work occurring within the public right-of-way; ADA and pedestrian design elements and roadway design principles including the ability to interpret roadway plans, geometric designs, and roadway safety. · The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of construction practices and procedures; good knowledge of materials used in construction and roadway development; good knowledge of work zone traffic control signing and traffic safety procedures; ability to perform mathematical engineering calculations; ability to read and interpret construction specifications and drawings; ability to prepare effective inspection notes and testing documentation. · Must possess a valid Idaho driver’s license. · Must either have or be able to complete training for ATSSA Traffic Control Technician & Traffic Control Supervisor and obtain a flagger certification within 12 months of employment. · Must have good experience with use of computer programs, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook. · Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and occasionally up to 100 lbs. · Any combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable.
An AA/EEO/ADA Employer Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations