Electrical Inspector - Details - Eagle Jobs

Electrical Inspector - Details

Open for Applications Until Monday, August 8, 2022.

Division of Occupational & Professional Licenses


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Eastern Idaho

Job Description
The Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses is seeking an individual who wants to give back to their community in a meaningful, direct and tangible way by helping to provide consumer protection and public safety through its regulation of more than 204,000 licensees within 48 Boards and Commissions for the great State of Idaho.

The Idaho Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses is looking for an Electrical Inspector to conduct commercial and residential inspections in the Eastern Idaho area.

This is a full-time position with full state benefits. The anticipated work schedule is 40 hours per week, with some occasional overtime required.

We are looking to fill several electrical inspector positions in the Eastern Idaho area to include Idaho Falls, Rigby, Rexburg, Pocatello, and surrounding areas. The specific inspection areas covered will be based upon the needs of the Division taking into account 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.

Hiring managers are continuously considering applications for this position. This job announcement will be closed if the position is filled prior to the closing date.
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;
Performing other duties as assigned.

Physical Activities:
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.
Minimum Qualifications
analyzing data for the purposes of making recommendations;
operating a personal computer;
analyzing data and preparing written reports.
Valid driver's license.
MQ Specialties:
Licensure in Idaho as a Journeyman Electrician, and at least four years' experience as a Journeyman Electrician in accordance with Idaho Code, Section 54-1019;
Experience interpreting building diagrams, plans, and specifications.
Preferred Qualifications:
Previous certification as an Electrical Inspector is not required but may improve your standing as an applicant. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to obtain certification through the Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses within six months of hire.
Supplemental Information
To learn more about the Agency, please visit our website at: dopl.idaho.gov

Working for the state offers the ability to easily balance work and life commitments, including benefits such as PERSI retirement, medical/dental insurance, a wellness program and state-facilitated training.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.
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