Electrical Inspector Job Description Sample
The Town of Brookline is seeking an Electrical Inspector to enforce and interpret all provisions of the Massachusetts Electrical Code and other applicable codes relating to electrical systems installed for residential, commercial and industrial construction. Enforces provisions of electrical code by conducting inspections of wiring for heat, light, power, communications and security alarm installations in residential, commercial and industrial structures.
Reviews and issues electrical permits, performs plan reviews and schedules inspections on a daily basis. Maintains database of electrical permits and related information on computerized permitting system. Responds to complaints and requests to correct unsafe or unlawful conditions and takes necessary measures for compliance. Supervises part-time assistant/employee.
High school diploma; additional technical training in electrical wiring installation; five years of experience in electrical installation and construction; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. MA Journeymen Electricians License required; Master Electricians License preferred; valid Massachusetts Drivers License, Class D required.
Thorough knowledge of the MA Electrical Code and various electrical installations. Ability to enforce codes and regulations fairly and impartially, interact effectively with the general public, communicate effectively orally & in writing, and stay informed of code changes. Knowledge of windows based software and permit tracking software preferred.
Starting salary $40.91/hr (07/01/19) plus generous benefits and excellent working conditions. Resume and cover letter or application by June 30, 2019
Are you a journeyman electrician? We have an opportunity for you! At The City of Bellevue you'll be part of a team committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest and being a part of the community vision. Our people bring unique skills and qualities to the table, embrace the values of honesty, accountability and commitment to service, and take pride in the work they do. You'll work in an environment where being innovative, collaborative, and future focused are the status quo. Bellevue welcomes the world. Our diversity is our strength. It's what makes The City of Bellevue an exciting place to work, live, and explore.
Our Developmental Services Department is looking for an Electrical Inspector to join our team. You'll be responsible for inspecting residential and commercial projects for the applicable construction codes while providing exceptional customer service to building owners, occupants, contractors, and the general public. If you have electrical inspection experience and journeyman electrical license EL01 or greater we encourage you to apply!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs technical inspections for residential and commercial projects to ensure compliance with the National Electrical codes and International Building, Residential, and Mechanical Codes, the Uniform Plumbing Code, Washington State Energy Code, Washington State Regulations for Barrier Free Facilities, and Bellevue Construction Code.
Reviews residential and commercial plans for conformance with applicable codes while providing a high level of customer service in working with designers, contractors, developers, homeowners, and citizens.
Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills.
Relays technical information and direction to owners, applicants, contractors and staff in a manner understandable to each by being able to tailor oral communication to the audience.
Responds to inquiries regarding compliance with electrical codes and the City's permit processing procedures.
Utilizes automated equipment routinely in communication and inspection procedures. Responsible for computer input of technical information associated with project review.
Implements enforcement procedures to correct violations under the direction of the Building Official or Code Compliance Manager, depending on the violation.
Is an effective team player and utilizes a collaborative decision-making style to resolve issues or conflicts in a timely manner.
Involved in frequent interactions with developers, architects, engineers and contractors regarding code compliance for proposed projects and projects currently under construction. Uses a constructive problem-solving approach to resolve conflicts.
Works with a number of City departments and other inspection staff to coordinate Certificate of Occupancy process, identify issues, and resolve conflicts to assure a timely and clear city decision.
Actively participates in the development, refinement and management of inspection, review and code implementation procedures.
Uses effective oral and written communication skills.
Prepares written work products, such as correction notices or other correspondence to property owners and contractors outlining necessary corrections required to assure code compliance for projects under construction.
Occasionally performs technical review of plans for commercial and residential structures and systems to assure compliance with the electrical codes, works with other department and city review staff to coordinate project review and resolve potential conflicts in code requirements to assure a timely review. Calculates permit and plan review fees.
Participates in department discussions concerning code interpretations.
Attends training to improve technical, interpersonal and communication skills.
Responds to inquiries from developers, architects engineers contractors and the general public regarding the City's requirements for development. Interprets codes, regulations and processes.
Attends preapplication and preconstruction conferences.
Mediates conflicts, elicits cooperation from others, offers persuasive arguments in support of the City's position.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, public and private officials, builders, designers, and the general public.
Analyzes complex issues and makes timely decisions under pressure.
Anyone with the following experience is encouraged to apply:
Possession of the Journeyman Electrician Certificate (EL01) issued by the Department of Labor and Industries and four years of experience as a journeyman electrician, after obtaining an EL01 OR two years of college-level training in electrical engineering and four years of continuous practical electrical installation experience OR four years of college-level training in electrical engineering and two years of continuous practical electrical installation.
Must be able to analyze information, develop logical conclusions, and make recommendations within the framework of established policies and procedures.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
Must be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with contractors, homeowners, coworkers, and management staff.
Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple work tasks.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet established deadlines.
Must be able to deal effectively with sensitive projects and work with others in a team environment.
Must be able to respond diplomatically to angry clients.
Safe driving record and valid current Washington State driver's license.
*Candidates hired without ICC certification must obtain the required certification within one year of hire.
Construction Superintendent or foreman experience.
Combination building, mechanical, plumbing, or clearing and grading inspection
ICC and/or IAPMO inspection certifications preferred.
Erosion Control Inspection or related work.
CESCL and/or CPESC certifications preferred for clearing and grading inspection.
Ability to stand, walk, crawl, stoop, climb ladders, and endure inclement weather to safely inspect construction sites, and cannot be sensitive or allergic to common construction materials.
These are full-time, union positions. For specific information on this job, please contact: Tim Hingtgen 425-452-7911. For technical assistance with the online application contact 855-524-5627.
The City of Bellevue supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status. Persons needing assistance in the application process may call the Human Resources Office, at 425-452-6838.
We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.
Req Id : 503
Job Title : Electrical Inspector
Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-WATER AMERICAS
Work Location : RGATLANTA
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Contract Hire Only for this Project : Yes
CNS: Construction Services
Chief or Specialty Inspector who may serve as sole Resident Inspector on medium-sized projects in conjunction with support staff or as a lead construction inspection resource, typically assigned to more complex and larger projects including; medium new plants or facilities, upgrades or expansions that include new technologies; large-diameter pipe projects in difficult terrain or deep bury in conjunction with plant or facility construction; and/or small dam or tunnel projects.
Reviews schedule updates with regard to general construction logic, potential conflicts, and activities or deliveries falling behind schedule
Evaluates contractor proposals of remedial actions to correct schedule problems
Monitors and reports on progress of work but seeks assistance from Black and Veatch professional schedulers on unusual or difficult issues . Provides technical interpretation of construction drawings and specification requirements in conjunction with the project or resident engineer
Leads or assists the resident engineer in the interpretation/clarification process during construction, coordinates responses with project or resident engineer and engineering disciplines, and writes responses for project controls assistant . Oversees the review, tracking, and distribution of contractor submittals from site, including coordinating with appropriate design disciplines for technical reviews; alerts contractor when necessary submittals are not received ahead of related construction
Interprets contract documents for QA/QC . Leads in evaluating change requests, claims, and cost proposals from contractor, coordinates responses with the project manager, and prepares change orders . Monitors and reports on pertinent site conditions when contractor indicates unforeseen subsurface or other changed conditions
Assists with logs and tracks all issues, proposed changes, change orders, and claims . Manages the administration of project documentation, records, and reporting onsite . Assures that contractor's as-built records are monitored for accuracy and completeness, collected at end of the project, and forwarded to project engineer . Supervises and performs inspections as appropriate; schedules and witnesses field testing performed by others, including testing firms and field acceptance testing
Develops project construction punch lists for substantial and final completion
Coordinates and monitors quality assurance for all aspects and disciplines onsite for the project . Documents field observations . Serves as onsite liaison to owner and contractor . Adheres to safety, quality, and ethical standards in accordance with Division policies, standards, guides, and contractual commitments; and supervises staff compliance . Anticipates potential construction issues, such as dimensional or applicability conflicts, and works proactively with all parties to expedite solutions and mitigate any negative impacts to the project
Reviews, resolves inaccuracies with contractor, and recommends contractor's payment requests to owner . Assists with coordination of equipment startup operations and operator training, and may manage these activities when required
Coordinates with project engineer or startup specialists for process startups
Responsible for leading the team of inspectors
May supervise other field staff . Conducts pre-construction, weekly, monthly and special construction meetings, prepares and distributes meeting minutes
10+ years field experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Associate's degree in a construction-related discipline or craft apprenticeship preferred
Certifications for concrete, compaction and civil tests preferred
Inspection certification preferred
Knowledge of cost control, scheduling, engineering drawings and other documents.
Ability to set-up and perform project controls functions on smaller, less complex projects.
Ability to do material takeoffs and field estimates.
Discipline engineering experience
Ability to direct craft activities/understand craft dynamics.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Typical construction site environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards including atmospheric conditions.
Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.
The Idaho Division of Building Safety is looking for an Electrical Inspector to conduct commercial and residential inspections in McCall, Idaho.
This is a full-time position with full state benefits. The anticipated work schedule is 40 hours per week, with some occasional overtime required.
The inspection area covered by this position is in Valley County, Idaho (McCall, Cascade, Donnelly) and the surrounding area. The specific city this position will be based out of will depend upon the residence of the successful applicant.
To be considered for this position, applicants must possess licensure as a Journeyman Electrician in Idaho and have four years of experience as a Journeyman Electrician in accordance with Idaho Code, Section 54-1019. Additional certification as an Electrical Inspector will need to be obtained within six months of hire (see below for more details).
Electrical Inspectors are prohibited from being engaged directly or indirectly, or financially interested, in any electrical business, trade, practice, or work, or the sale of related supplies.
Example of Duties
- Conducting inspections or reviews of activities, including determining compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and laws;
- Providing technical advice and assistance in best practices and corrective actions;
- Overseeing implementation of safety codes, regulations, and laws;
- Conducting on-site inspections, investigating complaints, and seeking compliance with regulations and safety standards;
- Assembling and preparing background information and documentation regarding noncompliance activities, code violations, safety reviews, and licensure discrepancies;
- Providing technical expertise to building officials, building representatives, contractors, and the public;
- Assisting management and legal staff in addressing violations and possibly testifying in court or in administrative hearings.
- Walking throughout the day;
- Crawling in and out of confined spaces including attics and crawl spaces;
- Climbing series of stairs in multistory buildings;
- Climbing ladders up to 14 feet high;
- Driving a state vehicle throughout the day;
- Moving building material weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Licensure as a Journeyman Electrician in Idaho and four years of experience as a Journeyman Electrician in accordance with Idaho Code, Section 54-1019;
- Experience interpreting building diagrams, plans, and specifications;
- Experience analyzing data and operating a personal computer to generate written reports;
- Possession of a valid driver's license.
- Certification as an Electrical Inspector through the National Certification Program Construction Code Inspectors (NCPCCI). Although this certification is not required at the time of hire, having this certification may improve your standing as an applicant. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to obtain this certification within six months of hire.
Click on the green "Apply" button (located in the top right corner of this screen) and follow the instructions provided to complete the application information and examination for this position.
The examination for this position is an evaluation of your related training and experience.
To qualify for this position you must meet the minimum requirements for questions #1 through #5. Failure to meet any one minimum qualification will disqualify your entire application.
Question #6 is for additional credit. Although not required to qualify for this position, having any of the certifications listed may increase your score.
Question #7 is for you to add a copy of your customized resume or detailed work history. The answers you give on the previous questions must be supported by your resume or work history in order for you to receive proper credit.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the Idaho Division of Building Safety!
GFA is seeking an experienced Electrical Inspector and Plan Examiner in our Fort Myers Office, this can be a part-time position with flexible hours.
GFA is a full-service engineering consulting firm, specializing in geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, construction material testing, and building inspections. Our clients include contractors, developers, owners, engineers, architects, state and local governments, school boards, departments of transportation, universities, banks, and realtors.
Must have certification/license by the State of Florida, DBPR as Electrical Inspector pursuant to F.S. 468 and Electrical Plans Examiner would be a bonus. The technical work consists of electrical inspections to ensure compliance to codes and approved plans; recording and documenting all electrical inspections via written record and computer database in the Lee County area. Plan review can be completed digitally or paper in our office or yours.
GFA International is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To be considered for employment please complete the application in its entirety.
Job ID: 12104
Agency: Department of Labor & Regulation
Location: Aberdeen area
Salary: $18.67 per hour
Pay Grade: GH
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
For more information on the Department of Labor & Regulation, please visit http://dlr.sd.gov.
The South Dakota Electrical Commission is seeking an organized and motivated individual to conduct inspections in the Aberdeen area of South Dakota. South Dakota Electrical Inspectors may be exposed to dangerous environments with the possibility of electric shock from faulty electrical installations. Inspectors work from home but are required to travel to conduct inspections.
Licenses and Certifications:
Applicant must have a valid driver's license and hold an Electrical Inspector, Electrical Contractor, or Electrical Journeyman license and be eligible to be licensed at the electrical inspector level in South Dakota within the state probationary period of six months.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
An electrical Inspector license and experience work as an electrician.
- applicable codes, laws, rules and regulations affecting electrical installation;
- computer hardware and software including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Mail, PowerPoint;
- pertinent tools, equipment, and facilities.
- inspect electrical installations and new construction to ensure compliance with electrical codes, laws, rules and regulations;
- audit individuals conducting electrical installations in the state of South Dakota to ensure compliance with codes, laws, rules and regulations;
- prepare clear, concise, and accurate written reports documenting installation infractions and day to day activities;
- review and approve blueprints to ensure electrical sufficiency and safety;
- ensure the practical safeguarding of persons and property from hazards arising from the use of electricity;
- establish and maintain effective working relationships;
- communicate information tactfully, clearly and concisely with licensees and public;
- submit required paperwork and electronic reports in a timely manner;
- plan and organize work priorities;
- be flexible;
- inspect in other areas of the state for up to 8 days;
- work well with the general public;
- drive for extended periods of time;
- climb a ladder and navigate in tight spaces;
- perform all duties documented and other duties as assigned.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE
NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.
The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.
The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.
Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/y4gq9dne
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
Responsible for performing plans reviews and inspection of construction projects for compliance with adopted building codes including: electrical, plumbing, fire and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community with emphasis on electrical systems. Works under the direction of the Chief Building Official.
We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING
1.Conducts inspection and documentation of Residential and Commercial Construction Projects:
Conducts field inspections of building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications.
Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes.
Specializes in advanced and complex electrical inspection.
Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations.
2.Completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review with emphasis in Electrical:
Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, including, but not limited to, the international building codes.
Reviews various records and documentation relating to plan review, e.g., construction plans and specifications, drawings, schematics, diagrams, and standard codes.
Assists and advises the general public (architects, contractors, developers, engineers, homeowners, etc.) and other City departments in matters relating to building construction and code requirements.• Works collaboratively to provide technical assistance to other department and division staff regarding code interpretation, permitting functions, inspection requirements, and construction specifications.• Receives, responds and provides resolution to inquiries and concerns from contractors, the general public, the business community, and other departments regarding department and division related issues.
Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance.
Coordinates work and projects with other departments and outside agencies where applicable, e.g., permit processing staff, construction inspectors, and contractors.
Maintains current knowledge of issues, trends and developments in regulatory standards and building code requirements governing the construction industry.
3.Assists the Building Official with implementing City and departmental policies and procedures, coordinating training and adopting amendments of construction codes.
4.Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by the Chief Building Official.
Performs related duties as directed by the Chief Building Official.
May be called out for after hour or emergency inspections.
May be required to testify in court regarding violations.
Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process.
Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions.
Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications)
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Texas Master Electrician License issued by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)
Five years directly related experience in building inspection or seven years of experience in electrical construction or building trades including reading construction plans.
Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required.
International Code Council (ICC) certification as Residential and Commercial Electrical Inspector (must hold both licenses or be able to obtain the certificate within one (1) year of employment as a condition of continued employment).
Previous experience in reviewing building plans is highly preferred.
Texas State Plumbing Inspector License is highly preferred.
Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is preferred.
CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer screen, permits, signs, specifications, schematics, various forms.
Ability to write correspondence, reports, and legal documents.
Performs electrical calculations, determines square footage, height in area, setbacks, sizing of pipe, determine occupancy requirements and load as required for plan review.
Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violation; interpret code and apply to specific situations.
Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers as well as public officials.
Ability to enforce codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially.
Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls frequently.
Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types of weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding.
Safety sensitive position.
Electrical Inspector (Open Continuous)
This recruitment will remain open for six (6) months.
The fourth review period is now CLOSED.
The fifth application review period will consist of all applications received from 8:01 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 until Monday, June 24, 2019.
If you are notified that you have been placed on the eligible list, you do NOT need to reapply and you will remain on the eligible list.
Bring your talent and expertise to the City of Portland!
Variety is the spice of life! Are you seeking to work on a variety of different, interesting smaller and larger projects, including leading-edge building designs? Do you find value in career opportunities that provide work-life balance? As an employer of choice, the City of Portland understands what draws people from other regions to join the "City That Works"!
Portland's metropolitan population is over two million, yet we maintain strong local neighborhoods and a close connection to nature. One of the few cities nationally that has parks designed for inclusivity, and streets designed for alternative methods of transportation - walking, cycling, and mass transit. With easy access to mountains and beaches, as well as cultural diversity - festivals, food, brews - Portland has a unique footprint. And nationally Portland consistently ranks high as a 'livable' city.
The City of Portland is actively recruiting for Electrical Inspectors to create a list of eligible candidates. The Electrical Inspectors with the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) enhance the safety and livability of structures by performing field inspections of industrial, commercial, and multifamily residential construction projects for compliance with applicable electrical codes and regulations. Electrical Inspectors work to meet the Bureau's expectations of providing excellent customer service in an equitable manner to meet the needs of the City of Portland's community. This position requires knowledge of the relevant codes and regulations, and the ability to use significant discretion and judgment when applying them. Electrical Inspectors work on a team that shares information, trains together, and works together.
About Our Job
The duties for this position include:
Performing commercial, industrial and multi-family electrical inspections, writing inspection reports, maintaining detailed and accurate records, and related duties.
Interpreting information from plans and explaining codes and policy to customers who have varying levels of electrical code knowledge.
Performing record and permit searches using a variety of technologies and ensuring accuracy of fees.
Maintaining the Bureau's customer service standards by working closely with customers to help them understand how codes and other regulations apply to their projects, and problem-solving in a positive and professional manner.
Providing assistance in an equitable manner to diverse customers.
The Bureau employs Electrical Inspectors in both the Residential and Commercial Inspection Sections. The current vacancy is in the Commercial Inspections Section; however, this recruitment may be used to fill future needs for the Bureau. Fluency in a second language is desired, but not required.
Please note: This classification is represented by the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU). To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click on the appropriate link.
Join us for an Optional Information Session to learn more about this position and the qualifications (see below for details).
Our Equity Commitment:
The Bureau of Development Services is committed to eliminating racism and all discriminatory practices in our services and in our workplace because we understand the positive value of equitable systems.
Equity: Conditions that allow everyone to flourish so that race, gender, ability and/or other held identities do not determine access or outcomes.
To learn more at The Bureau of Development Services equity commitment - please review our equity commitment: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bds/article/670171
Ideal Candidate Profile
A competitive candidate for the position of Electrical Inspector will possess the qualifications/ competencies identified in the Position Description above and the knowledge, skills and abilities in this Ideal Candidate Profile. Please be sure to provide sufficient information in your responses to the supplemental questions and your resume to display to our subject matter experts the extent of your qualifications.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
Knowledge and experience in applying provisions of the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code and related amendments in Commercial, Industrial and/or Multi-Family Residential projects.
Knowledge of and experience in the practices and materials used in electrical installations, and in evaluating electrical construction methods and materials.
Ability to write detailed reports and use various technologies.
Knowledge and skill in interpreting and explaining technical electrical information and electrical code requirements.
Knowledge and skill in reading and interpreting electrical blueprints and calculations.
Applicants must also possess:
An Oregon A-Level Electrical Inspector Certification
An Oregon Inspector Certification
A valid state driver's license and an acceptable driving record
For information about the Oregon Inspector Certification process, you may contact the State of Oregon's Building Codes Division at (503) 373-1268, or view their web site at: http://licenseinfo.oregon.gov/?fuseaction=license_icon&link_item_id=14832.
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection/.
Posting: 12/17/18 through 6/24/19
Applications Reviewed: 5/28/19, and 6/25/19
Eligible List: 6/4/19, and 7/2/19
(within one week of the application review dates)
Selection Phase Begins: within two to four weeks of eligible list establishment
Job Offer: within two weeks of interview dates
Applicants must submit a professional résumé online and answer all required supplemental questions, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
Your résumé and answers to the supplemental question will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
Your answers to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
Your résumé should support the details described in the answers to the supplemental questions.
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your answers to the supplemental questions any transferable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.
Your resume should be no more than (2) pages. Do not attach materials not requested.
All completed applications for this position must be submitted online, no later than 11:59 pm on the closing/application review date listed on this recruitment. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.
If you are notified that you have been placed on the eligible list, you do NOT need to reapply and will remain on the list. The Bureau of Development Services (BDS) may fill future vacancies from this recruitment.
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for. Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm on the application review date listed on this recruitment.
Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below no later than the closing date of this announcement.
Shelonda Simpson, Senior Human Resources Analyst
Bureau of Human Resources
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
OPTIONAL INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS:
To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer Optional Information Sessions that will provide you with details about this position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job, but attending will help you with the application process. You are welcome to join us for this optional session:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Bureau of Development Services/Jacobs Center(formerly CH2M Center)
2020 SW 4th Ave, Portland 97201, Lincoln Conference Room
Monday, May 20, 2019
5:30 - 6:30 PM
Bureau of Development Services/Jacobs Center(formerly CH2M Center)
2020 SW 4th Ave, Portland 97201, Lincoln Conference Room
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Bureau of Development Services/Jacobs Center(formerly CH2M Center)
2020 SW 4th Ave, Portland 97201, Lincoln Conference Room
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
2020 SW 4th Ave, Portland 97201, Lincoln Conference Room
For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Sara Flores at (503) 823-3519 or Sara.Flores@Portlandoregon.gov no later than 2:00 pm (PST) two business days prior to the informational session date.
BUREAU SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Bureau of Development Services (BDS) promotes safety, livability, and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.
Check out the BDS Career Opportunities webpage for valuable resources to assist you during the application process and interviewing stages of the recruitment and hiring process.
BDS Career Opportunities
Helpful Application Tips
Interviewing for Success
What We Offer You
The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here.
ABOUT THE CITY OF PORTLAND:
Lauded as one of the best places to live in America, Portland is a city with a vibrant downtown, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty, good schools and friendly people. Home to about 600,000 residents within 145 square miles, Portland maintains deep ties to the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty.
Portland has a reputation for being unique, and our particular structure for governance is no exception. Portland voters adopted the commission form of government in 1913, and over 100 years later, Portland is the only large city in the country continuing to operate under this structure. The five members of the City Council are each elected at large and have legislative, administrative, and quasi-judicial responsibilities. The Mayor assigns bureaus to each Council member.
The City of Portland is a full-service city with approximately 6500 represented and non-represented permanent employees and a budget of over $3.46 billion. The City has maintained its Triple-A bond rating for over 40 years, with strong financial management policies and practices in place.
L&I Electrical Construction Inspector
Our Mission: Keep Washington Safe and Working! Our Values: Customer Focus, One L&I, Respect, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Learning and Growth, Reliability.
Washington is America's Top State according to U.S. News (2019) and we provide one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. Here at the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), we believe that your voice matters. We value our employees and offer flexible schedules that respect your work/life balance. In addition, L&I is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety and health and security of Washington's 2.5 million workers. Learn more about L&I, the employer of choice here.
Become a Labor & Industries Electrical Construction Inspector, start making a difference by providing safety inspections of electrical installations, and serve the great Northwest! Additionally help establish a level playing field for honest contractors by fighting fraud and abuse in support of eliminating the State's underground economy.
Community and safety are the building blocks we want our L&I Electrical Construction Inspectors to build and expand their careers on. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for public service and believe in our mission to "Keep Washington Safe and Working," additionally they will have the drive to build collaborative relationships with our internal and external customer groups. If you become an Electrical Construction Inspector, you will have excellent communication skills, be willing to have crucial conversations, be a leader in the field, and thrive in a group of experts.
These positions will be considered In-Training for 24 months. Within this period, you will learn and apply L&I rules, policies, state laws, and best practices in relation to electrical inspections. By the end of your In-Training period you will be a full-fledged L&I Electrical Inspector with the ability to:
Inspect electrical installations in various stages of construction.
Enforce compliance with electrical licensing laws, state rules and the National Electrical Code.
Issue citations or correction notices for safety violations.
Additionally, you will enjoy effectively maintaining a busy daily schedule and using a computer to maintain and update records according to policies and procedures. Duties
Some of what you will do
Check individuals and companies performing electrical installations for compliance with licensing, certification, and permitting requirements. Issue citations for non-compliance.
Conduct field investigations and compile investigation reports.
Issue approval notices for electrical installations and write correction notices when there are code violations.
Issue electrical fee due notices when required by appropriate WAC rules.
Disconnect unsafe wiring or equipment according to policy and procedures.
Answer questions about NEC, and Washington State wiring rules and regulations.
Maintain good relations with contractors, architects, engineers, electric utilities and private parties engaged in the use and installation of electrical equipment.
When required, prepare testimony and testify on behalf of the Department before an Administrative Law Judge, the Electrical Board, and other courts regarding investigations and findings, and to defend and support citations issued.
Persons with 4 years' work experience as a certified journey level electrician in the electrical construction trade AND a valid and active WA State General Journey Level Electrician Certificate, EL01 (OR a Master Journey Level Electrician Certificate, ME01)
Please note your 4 years of experience must include installing and maintaining electrical systems in commercial, industrial and residential facilities or other experience as outlined in RCW 19.28.321;
Extensive code knowledge, understanding how and when the National Electrical Code, RCW 19.28, and WAC 296-46B apply to all commercial, industrial and residential electrical installations and the calculation of loads in those installations; ability to recognize hazardous installations and locations.
Commitment to public safety and enforcement of electrical licensing, certification and permitting requirements.
Ability to mediate and communicate in a positive manner during a confrontational situation; possess outstanding conflict resolution skills
Possess and maintain a valid and active WA State Master Journey level (ME01) electrician certificate is desired
OR at a minimum possess and maintain a valid/active WA State Journey Level electrician certificate (EL01) and four (4) years of experience conducting electrical work at that level
Washington State General Administrator Certificate (AD01) is highly desired in addition to the EL01
Possess a valid Washington State driver's license
Demonstrated experience in a cross-section of electrical work in the electrical construction industry.
Experience reading and interpreting plans and blueprints of electrical installations.
Strong written and in person communication skills.
Ability to explain electrical trade rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Remain current and trained in applicable electrical codes, laws and theory.
Crawl under buildings and into attics, climb ladders and scaffolding, enter confined spaces following approved safety policies, and follow proper procedures to perform electrical inspections.
Walk long distances to access assigned inspections.
Computer skills are necessary. Able to navigate the Internet source information, use email, and willing/able to learn computer programs and software.
Ability to stay calm and communicate professionally when dealing with angry, upset and confused contractors and customers.
Treat contractors with respect and dignity while enforcing Washington State laws.
Accomplished at multitasking and managing competing priorities consistently throughout the day.
Proven ability to manage confidential business matters, internal communications and files.
A self-starter able to work independently, determining actions needed with minimal or no guidance.
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Highly motivated, detail oriented, organized, with excellent follow-up skills.
Exceptional coordination skills, ability to share information and implement solutions to problems and complaints.
Critical thinker with demonstrated observation skills, and an acute attention to detail. Ability to review and analyze information for use in preparation of correspondence, reports and other assigned tasks.
Able to easily take direction and give/receive constructive feedback.
Consideration will be given to complete applications ONLY. To submit a complete application, you will need to include:
A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications stated above and why you want to work for L&I
A copy of your Electrical License (this may be a scanned image or an attached photo image)
Complete responses to the "Supplemental Questions" portion, "see resume" will not be considered a complete response.
Prior to any new hire into L&I, a background check, including criminal record history, will be conducted.
This position is represented by the Coalition (IBEW)
Employees driving on state business shall have a valid driver's license. If driving a privately owned vehicle on state business, must be insured.
Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information please contact us at: Jobs@Lni.wa.gov.
The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 902-5700. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.
You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program, or the agency please contact April Elias at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Call Electrical Inspector - Athens, MI
On-Call Electrical Inspector - Athens
SAFEbuilt is currently looking for a highly skilled, MI Registered Electrical Inspector for their Athens, MI Operations. This position offers great opportunity for dynamic, motivated self-starters to work on a variety of assignments. You'll be a member of our highly respected building department team with a full complement of resources to support you and exciting projects to keep you challenged. Competitive pay, full benefits, paid training and more.
Extensive knowledge of local electrical building codes and current construction procedures and technology.
Interpretation of codes in the field and ability to provide code compliant solutions
Must possess the ability to positively interact with the other staff members, the general public, contractors, governmental entities, and other clientele
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good time management, organization, and attention to detail skills
Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgment
More About SAFEbuilt: One of the fastest growing providers of privatized community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt has seen a significant increase in municipal contracts and employee growth over the past few years. 2018 is already shaping up to see similar growth and opportunity. SAFEbuilt partners with over 700 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country for the efficient delivery of privatized community development solutions including: building department services, community and transportation planning & zoning and community improvement services.
Learn more at: http://safebuilt.com/
With Growth Comes Opportunity! Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt employs over 1000 highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement. We offer a strong salary and benefits package to reward ability, certification levels, and work experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training, new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.
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