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Engineering Inspector

MetroConnects (Metro) is a special purpose district governed by a five-member Commission that operates and maintains 1,400 miles of sanitary sewer mains within Greenville County in South Carolina.  Metro is seeking a successful candidate to fill the available full-time Engineering Inspector position.

Under limited supervision of the Construction Manager, provides inspection on District and donated construction projects. This position reports to the Construction Manager.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Developer Constructed Facilities:

  • Conducts pre-construction conference with developer’s engineer and contractor.
  • Reviews submittal information (shop drawings, construction drawings, and as-built/record drawings).
  • Enters data documenting meeting dates and contractor information into the database.
  • Provides periodic inspection and documentation.
  • Observes testing performed by the developer’s engineer and contractor.
  • Performs final inspection and reviews as-built/record drawings prepared by the developer’s engineer for completeness.
  • Inspects and coordinates with the plumber for installation of cleanouts for all new sewer services.

MetroConnects Projects:

  • Reviews construction plans and specifications.
  • Provides periodic inspection to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Observes testing performed by consulting engineer and contractor.
  • Coordinates and communicates with consulting engineer’s resident project representative.
  • Coordinates emergency work with the Annual Maintenance Contract.
  • Coordinates with property owners.
  • Measures and verifies pay item quantities.
  • Coordinates with other utilities.
  • Assist in assessment and preparation of Annual Maintenance Contract repairs.
  • Assist in the preparation and receipt of encroachment permits.
  • Assists staff in miscellaneous operations and maintenance, or engineering issues.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires 5 years of overall experience, which may include a combination of education and field experience in utility construction.  Must have good oral and written communication skills.  Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.


Salary is negotiable based on experience.  Metro offers a competitive benefits package including SC Retirement and comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance.  No relocation assistance is provided.  A background check and drug screening is a condition of employment.  Metro also conducts random drug screening during employment.

Resumes may be mailed or dropped off at MetroConnects, 120 Augusta Arbor Way, Greenville, SC 29605 Attn: Human Resources; or emailed to careers@metroconnects.org. Please provide references. For additional information, please call 864-277-4442.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.