Skill Award in Public Works Inspection
This skill award program is designed to prepare students for entry-level and promotional positions in the public and private sectors of public works and street construction and civil engineer type projects. Job opportunities include:
- public works inspector,
- public works maintenance worker,
- lead worker,
- and supervisory positions.
Instruction in an overview of the inspector’s role and responsibilities; including Portland cement and asphaltic concrete, soils and trenching, base and subgrades, concrete footings, structural and reinforcing steel, Cal-OSHA requirements, inspection reporting, and recordkeeping is emphasized in the coursework.
|MATH 142||Beginning and Intermediate Algebra II||5|
|or MATH 150||Intermediate Algebra|
|PUB 155||Public Works Inspection||3|
|PUB 156||Concrete Structures and Inspection||3|
|PUB 161||California Occupational Safety and Health||3|
Skill Award Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Public Works Inspection Skill Award will:
- Evaluate and analyze roadways, walkways, structures and footings to specify materials and methods required for repair or new installation maintaining CAL-OSHA compliance, project budget, and contract documentation.