Electrical Inspector

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Jan 10, 2019
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $32,893.11 - $52,557.44 Annually

Job Description


Candidate must have aHigh School diploma or GED, and two (2) years journey level, master, or supervisory electrician experience.

Licenses and Certificates :Journey or Master Electrician License required at time of application. International Code Council Commercial Electrical Inspector certification within one (1) year of date of appointment.Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, conduct field inspections of assigned construction projects to enforce compliance with municipal, state and national electrical codes and regulations.

Typical Duties

Conduct on the job electrical inspections of assigned new and remodeled sites and structures.Involves:Conduct electrical inspections at different stages of construction project.Review plans and specifications, materials, layouts and equipment.Perform inspections of construction projects for compliance with occupational health and safety requirements.Inform, explain and interpret electrical code requirements for project superintendents or foremen, electrical contractors, architects, engineers, and the public.Provide uniform conformance to electrical codes, standards and regulations.Refer difficult or questionable situations to supervisor.Investigate and respond to complaints regarding illegal construction, safety or hazardous conditions.Issue and post stop orders, corrective actions or citations depending on the situation.Testify in court and before City boards and Commissions, as required.
Enforce municipal and building codes. Involves: Issue and post red tag, stop work orders, corrective action notices and court citations as required when construction does not meet electrical codes or plan specifications.Refer citations not signed by defendants to police department for service.Confer with electrical contractors issuing verbal and written corrections as needed.As assigned and during daily inspections, investigate work to ensure electrical construction is being performed by licensed contractors with a city-issued permit and in compliance with requirements.Sign and post permits if construction is in compliance. Maintain applicable databases, records and files.Research prior inspections for approval or disapproval. Attend training and meetings.Maintain certifications.

General Information

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Salary Range: $15.81 - $22.90 per hour
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test information: An evaluation of education and experience will be conducted on qualified applicants.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous