Electrical Inspector Job Description

Electrical Inspector Job Description

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Electrical inspector provides guidance for electrical systems design to comply with local and national codes, including but not limited to, UL, NEC, NFPA, and OSHA.

Electrical Inspector Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Monitors and/or evaluates electrical tests such as ground-fault, ground resistance, insulation resistance, polarity, continuity, capacity, load and other electrical field tests as required
Field checks installation and location of electrical equipment, electrical duct, conduit, cable, panels and other components of the electrical system being installed
Maintain daily reports documenting work performed by the contractor
Monitoring all Electrical engineering aspects of the project to ensure compliance with approved and proper standards
Liaising with the Senior Electrical Engineer and other Engineers and Managers to provide support and guidance as required
Monitor the review of the contractor’s documents/shop drawings to flag and rectify any issues which may affect the stability or function of any Electrical components or systems
Monitor safety aspects when dealing with Electrical installations
Provide reports on the progress of the Electrical aspects of the project
Helps update and maintain the QC Plan
Provide inspection of electrical equipment installations or modifications, witnesses testing and energization field activities

Electrical Inspector Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Electrical Inspector

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NICET, IPC, CQE, NASA, ICC, OSHA, II, CISEC/QSP, AWWA, GED

Education for Electrical Inspector

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the electrical inspector job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Education, Construction, Technical, Associates, Construction Management, Design, Electrician, Science

Skills for Electrical Inspector

Desired skills for electrical inspector include:

Inspection equipment
Electrical theory
Electrical construction
High-voltage safety codes
ISO and MIL specs
Maintenance methods
Mathematics
NEC and local codes
Proper use of personal protective equipment
NEC and the ability to navigate it

Desired experience for electrical inspector includes:

Ensure site progress information is communicated regularly
Undertake any survey checks as and when required
Coordinate the works to ensure successful hand-over of the project
Maintain a daily diary
Perform all other duties that may be requested by team leadership
Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings and other technical documents

Electrical Inspector Examples

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Electrical Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of electrical inspector. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for electrical inspector
  • Responsible for follow up on non-conformance reports with re-inspections and corresponding correction/conformance reports
  • Provide site inspections as needed to assure full code and contract specification compliance with final signoff affidavit
  • Provides input to IAHJ program metrics for tracking
  • Maintain inspection reports and records according to IAHJ program electronic database document filing system for all inspection and witness testing reporting per matrix/contract documents and LBNL specifications
  • Develop and review prescriptive testing and inspection requirements for designs, installations and for modifications or preventative maintenance inspections/observations
  • Develop resolution to moderately complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires evaluation of indefinable factors
  • Strong technical and analytical skills and the ability to provide code compliant solutions to resolve moderately complex problems involving non-conforming installations, wiring, and or modifications
  • Use computer-aided drafting, spreadsheet, and word processing software programs to prepare installation standards, specifications and other electronic files to satisfy project-specific requirements
  • Organize and compile pertinent information for equipment files and electrical database
  • Supervision of the subcontractor’s personnel (electrical erection companies)
Qualifications for electrical inspector
  • Position requires sufficient visual acuity and depth perception to accomplish fine, detail work for a long period of time
  • Serve as the site representative for all matters related to roads and highways construction quality assurance of electrical works
  • Liaising with local authorities and ministerial agencies
  • Inspect site conditions to ensure suitability for designated work
  • Maintain current and accurate record of inspection and work executed
  • Assisting with the final inspection of the work
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Electrical Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of electrical inspector. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for electrical inspector
  • Monitoring and ensuring that all Electrical engineering aspects of the project are carried out as per inspection plan/drawings/codes and specifications
  • Perform and or evaluate tests confirming quality requirements, Electrical finishes and building components by conducting thorough site inspection for all Electrical works as per approved shop drawings, specifications and method statement
  • Field checks placement, location and quality of Electrical finishes, building structure components
  • Perform Electrical inspections and material inspections
  • Ensure compliance of Electrical works to design requirements, specifications and project plan
  • Must have a flexible schedule - able to work all shifts
  • Preparation of a daily report to the Resident Engineer on the contractor’s activities
  • Reporting of all problems in connection with the Electrical works to the Resident Engineer
  • To manage the production and maintenance of specialist technical engineering schedules of associated electrical plant and equipment
  • To manage and co-ordinate technical engineering testing and inspection programmes on various plant
Qualifications for electrical inspector
  • Must have basic arithmetic knowledge
  • Must have good written communication skills and basic computer operator skills
  • Must be able to pass Inspector certification within 90 days of obtaining this position
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the ARE or RE
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handling multiple tasks to achieve defined group and institutional goals
  • Experience on construction sites of power plants
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Electrical Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of electrical inspector. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for electrical inspector
  • To co-ordinate and liaise with departments to plan shutdowns for maintenance work
  • To follow through works resulting from PPM testing and inspections
  • To report to the Maintenance Officer (Electrical) on progress and matters arising from the specialist electrical testing and inspection programmes
  • To assist with small works programmes for electrical works as required, including design, specification and tender processes for electrical system works
  • To manage, give technical advice and guidance on and oversee various PPM contracts
  • Ensure that an understanding of confidentiality is applied when undertaking all duties
  • Abide by University Policies on Heat, Safety, Equality and Diversity
  • Ensure that all works comply with the Estates Standard Building, Electrical and Mechanical Requirements (SBEMR) document
  • To verify SWBDs are engineered and assembled to meet customer’s needs by referencing drawings, design literature, electrical / utility codes, and Sumter specific quality management documents (procedures, work instructions, standard work)
  • Reviews plans and construction specifications submitted with building permit applications to ensure electrical systems are in compliance with electrical provisions of the municipal building code
Qualifications for electrical inspector
  • Experience in electrical erection/commissioning
  • Experience in electrical engineering - desirable
  • Typically requires high school diploma, technical trade school training or equivalent and two or more years’ experience in electronics inspection and testing, including experience with printed circuit board assembly, cable assembly and electromechanical assembly
  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in relevant Engineering - Electrical
  • 8+ years of experience as an electrician
  • Power Plant, Switch Yard and Transmission Plan Review, High Voltage Plan Review
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Electrical Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an electrical inspector. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for electrical inspector
  • Will maintain an open communication relationship with the Electrical Engineer and Electrical Construction Coordinator in order to discuss and resolve inspection queries
  • Conducts field inspections to ensure that the installation and repair of electrical systems adhere to approved permit plans, construction specifications, and municipal codes
  • Ensures that proper materials are being used for electrical installations and repairs
  • Issues citations for electrical code violations found during inspections
  • Conducts follow-up inspections to ensure electrical code violations have been corrected
  • Inspects job sites for proper building permits and ensures electrical work is performed by licensed and bonded electrical contractors
  • Interface with subcontractor Q.C
  • Analyze applicable codes standards and project contract documents and monitors construction activities to ensure compliance
  • Monitor and/or evaluate electrical tests and inspections such as ground fault ground resistance insulation resistance polarity continuity capacity load and other electrical tests as required
  • Provide field checks installation and location of electrical equipment electrical duct conduit cable panels and other components of the electrical system being installed
Qualifications for electrical inspector
  • Must have knowledge of ASME Codes, ANSI Codes, Commercial ICC Codes, NFPA Codes
  • Must have knowledge in using a computer, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Camera
  • Must have ICC Certification in Comercial Electrical
  • Must have working knowledge Photovotaic (PV)
  • High Voltage Electrical experience, Transmission and Substations
  • 5 years minimum experience of working on our everyday site basis – knowledge of the Middle East working conditions would be preferable
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Electrical Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of electrical inspector. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for electrical inspector
  • Provide general inspection on all construction and subcontractor work to assure a safe and workmanlike operation
  • Verify equipment settings alignment and testing and energization requirements
  • Evaluate and monitor adequacy of Contractor Quality Control (CQC) programs
  • The Inspector must review and understand the drawings, specifications and data sheets, and insure that the correct instrument, switch, control panel, meter, actuator, etc, is installed, adjusted and tested in compliance with the specifications
  • Verification, explanation and clarification (in verbal and written form) of erection documentation to erection forces
  • Performs electrical plan reviews of plans submitted for review, ., plans for schools, hospitals, other commercial construction, large residential construction, and plans for other projects deemed of sufficient complexity to require plans to be submitted
  • Performs plan reviews of plans submitted to the Public Works Department for approval
  • Performs on-site inspections of electrical installations, pursuant to the National Electrical Code
  • Performs on-site inspections of projects requiring Public Works Department inspection approval to verify compliance with electrical code requirements and contract specifications
  • Answers questions in the field, on the telephone, and at the counter, and assists citizens in understanding code requirements to achieve compliance
Qualifications for electrical inspector
  • ICC Commercial Combination Inspector Certification
  • Experience working with a consultancy office would be preferable but also experience working with International contractors is acceptable
  • B Tech or diploma in appropriate discipline or equivalent or able to demonstrate have suitable experience
  • A clear understanding of all types of Electrical installations and a level understanding of EaWR 1989, BS.7671 and the Water Industry Mechanical and Electrical Specification (WIMES) would be an advantage
  • A proven ability to work in a safe manner in accordance with company policies and procedures and in accordance with current health and safety legislation
  • A requirement for the role is the ability and dedication to maintain awareness and keep up to date with current legislation, undertaking any training as required to maintain the competence associated with the high standards expected of the position

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