City Inspection Supervisor

City of Loveland | Loveland, CO

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Posted Date 2/21/2024

Supervises the daily activities of City Inspectors. Manage, administer, and coordinate the inspection process through the interpretation and application of related codes, policies,specifications, and standards.

 The salary range for this position is $83,900.00- $121,700.00 per year with a hiring range of $83,900.00 - $102,800.00, depending on qualifications and experience.

Position will close to applicants on: Friday, 3/1/2024 at 12:00 P.M. M.S.T.

The City of Loveland is looking for a well-rounded professional with experience in construction inspection, leadership, a passion for problem solving and providing excellent customer service. As the City Inspection Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in upholding regulatory standards and enhancing the quality of life for our residents. You will lead a dedicated team of inspectors; overseeing the inspection process for capital projects, as well as residential, commercial, and industrial developments to ensure compliance with construction standards and safety regulations. This is a supervisory position with opportunity for personal and professional development and growth within a community organization!



Manage and track the daily inspection needs of the Public Works Department and private utility companies working in the Right-of-Way.

Enforce Municipal Ordinances regulating construction, safety, and site development.

Provide interpretation, explanations, and clarifications of, as well as information on, adopted codes and ordinances to inspectors, engineers, contractors and the public.

Review and recommend/implement changes to the policies and procedures related to inspection performance and documentation for the effective and efficient operation of the inspection process.

Communicate with developers, consultants and stakeholders to ensure understanding and compliance with regulations.

Coordinate with various departments and consultants on recommendations pertaining to design and construction standard changes.

Collaboration internally and externally regarding engineering and development requirements.

Assist City Inspectors with interpretations of adopted codes, specifications and amendments.

Read, interpret, and enforce applicable transportation and storm drainage construction standards, construction drawings, working plans, and maps.

Provide technical information to contractors and the general public.

Respond to requests from citizens, City staff as well as the development/construction community regarding all phases of development.

Perform cost estimates of projects for escrow, tracking quantities to ensure that budgets are not exceeded.

Perform field inspections as necessary and evaluates jobsites for compliance with all applicable regulations and standards.

Perform complete and professional construction inspection duties to determine acceptance and compliance with City standards and specifications by rendering objective and impartial decisions in a firm and tactful manner for construction in City right-of-way.

Conduct regular meetings with inspection staff to foster a culture in line with City expectations.


Provides guidance to support staff in the collection of field information and design work.

Assists in locating needed information.

Assists with city maintenance programs.

Participate in the development and monitoring of the inspection.

Assist during emergency operations.

Ensures safety programs and policies are exercised.


Operate survey equipment to check grades and have the ability to measure constructed materials to determine quantities.

Represent Public Works in meetings with contractors, developers, and the public.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Education:

Some college coursework in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
Required Experience:

8 years experience performing inspections and the documentation of the quality and quantity of materials placed on urban street and storm drainage projects. This work should have included the installation of soils; hot mix asphalt; flatwork and structural concrete; pipe, trenching, manholes, drainage inlets, hydraulic structures and erosion control measures.

Preferred Experience:

3 years Supervisory experience.

Must possess a valid driver's license.

Supervisor for Benefitted Employees

Provides direct supervision to professional, technical, and skilled employees to assure accountability to department and organizational goals and objectives.

Focus on day-to-day operations and ensuring tasks are completed efficiently.

Interprets policies and exercises independent judgment and decision making within department.

Makes personnel decisions related to hiring, performance, or disciplinary actions.

Champions and embodies the company's mission, vision, values, and culture.


Demonstrated knowledge of standard engineering and construction practices and methods.

Interpret and apply codes and ordinances, read construction documents, and enforce regulations.

Clear and proficient communication both verbal and written.

Prepare written reports and review comments.
Must be a proficient problem solver and effective in conflict resolution.

Works with contractors and developers, as well as citizens.

Possess an understanding of street signing and striping as described in the Manual on Urban Traffic Control Devices related to construction activities preferred.

Thorough understanding of construction materials inspection, sampling and testing as described in the Larimer County

Urban Area Street Standards, Colorado Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, or a comparable materials manual preferred.

This will typically include, but not be limited to sampling and testing soils, aggregates, asphalt mixes, and concrete for compliance with project specifications by those methods easily accomplished in a field materials laboratory.

Understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act specifications and Public Right-of-Way Access Guidelines preferred.

Experience with ESRI ArcGIS and AutoCAD preferred.

Experience with surveying using engineer's level or total station preferred.
Current or previous certification in LabCAT and/or ACI preferred.


Frequent light to moderate physical effort that includes frequent standing or walking or maintaining arms and hands in the same position for repetitive tasks. Frequently works with light objects and light hand tools.

Frequent exposure to routine office noise and equipment.
Occasional exposure to hazards that are predictable or well protected against.
This position is considered essential personnel required to report for duty in response to community emergencies (e.g. natural disaster, fire, flood, blizzard, etc.).

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home. Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene. Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals. Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE!

In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America.

Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness. The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance.

A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong!

Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:

Two (2) medical plans, Dental, Vision (for self/ spouse/ children)
Employee Health & Wellness Center (self/family)
Paid vacation, holidays, and medical leave
Flexible spending including Dependent Care
Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term disability, and voluntary Critical Illness Coverage
Retirement 401a, 457, Roth (pre-& post tax) and company match
Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
Voluntary 529 College Invest program
Personal and Professional Development opportunities
Discounted recreation passes
Employee recognition program
Exceptional work-life balance
Market based pay & regular performance reviews
Local Government employment is eligible for Public Loan Forgiveness Program
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The City of Loveland participates in E-Verify. In accordance with E-Verify requirements, upon your date of hire the City of Loveland will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. E-Verify Notice of Participation. Learn more about your right to work. Visit for more information.

The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.

8 years:
Experience performing inspections and the documentation of the quality and quantity of materials placed on urban street and storm drainage projects. This work should have included the installation of soils; hot mix asphalt; flatwork and structural concrete; pipe, trenching, manholes, drainage inlets, hydraulic structures and erosion control measures.
3 years:
Supervisory Experience.
Licenses & Certifications
*Valid DL Required

Job Category
Local Government
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