Landscape Inspector

RS&H
Southport

RS&H is currently seeking a Landscape Inspector for the Transportation-Construction Management Practice in the Panama City, FL area.

As a Landscape Inspector, you will monitor the contractor’s on-site construction activities and inspect materials to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, and other contract documents. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, be a team player, is enthusiastic, motivated, honest, and dependable. Responsibilities include but are not be limited to:

 
  • Maintain detailed records of the contractor’s daily operations
  • Monitor the erosion control plan and identify discrepancies and potential issues
  • Track / measure completed work quantities for payment
  • Plant identification, classification, and grades and standards for nursery plants as established by the manual “Grades and Standards for Nursery Plants” by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
  • Know methods for landscape and irrigation installation
 

Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Skilled at plant identification, classification, and grades and standards for nursery plants as established by the manual “Grades and Standards for Nursery Plants” by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Knowledgeable of current Florida Department of Transportation methods for landscape and irrigation installation
  • Four (4) years of roadway or commercial landscape construction and/or maintenance experience
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications and contract documents
  • Valid Driver's FL License
  • Must have a good driving record
  • Must obtain any required certifications and pass appropriate qualifications tests for the position in specified time frames
  • Ability to sit, stand, climb, bend, twist or stoop frequently and for prolonged periods
  • Ability to reach horizontally as well as vertically for required tasks
  • Ability to use construction or inspection safety equipment including fall protection
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

 

Preferred Certifications / Credentials:

  • Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) Landscape Technician Certification; plus one (1) year of roadway or commercial landscape construction and/or maintenance experience, or a degree in a related field; plus one (1) year of roadway landscape construction and/or maintenance experience.
    Florida Stormwater, Erosion, and Sedimentation Control Training and Certification for Inspectors and Contractors
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