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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: MABCD
Job Title: Electrical Inspector II
Salary: $17.59 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

M-F, 7:30-4:30

Location of work:

271 W. 3rd St.

Job Objectives:
Ensures and maintains compliance with applicable regulatory guidance governing electrical systems and equipment. Performs inspections in the course of construction, alteration or repair and must assess all electrical applications in the field for code compliance and be able to communicate discrepancies to the customer and explain code requirements. Employee works alone in the field and demonstrates superb customer service.

Essential Job Functions:
Electrical Inspection of Residential & Commercial Systems

• Perform inspections in the course of construction, alteration, and repair for compliance with all applicable/adopted codes and safety standards and manage and maintain records utilizing electronic devices in the field.

• Ensures compliance with plan design as previously submitted and approved.

• Communicate code information and/or references to validate inspection results.

• Follows up on corrections to ensure that corrections have been satisfied.

Document into Hansen

§ Define deficiencies succinctly

§ Cite specific code reference

§ Give specific date for remediation if applicable

• Monitors permits and ensures that applicable inspections are scheduled and performed. Code enforcement and investigations:

• Investigates complaints, reported safety issues and potential code violations.

• Assists management and legal staff in addressing violations, gather relevant documentation and possibly testify in court or in administrative hearings.

Education and Training:

• Maintain required certifications through continuing education.

• Stay abreast of code changes and code adoptions. Prepare documentation and participate in advisory board and code review processes as required. Works directly with other departments and industry professionals to determine compliance with applicable adopted regulations and codes and to resolve complex issues that may arise during projects. Responsible for fleet vehicle assigned to inspector including maintenance, cleanliness, and appearance. Establish working relationships in assigned area while evaluating surroundings for code compliance. Ensure contractor meets qualifications for work advertised or performed.

Job Standards:
Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Years of Experience: • Five years of experience in the Electrical Industry as journeyman or master electrician certificate holder.

License, certifications, etc. • Valid State of Kansas Driver’s License. • Journeyman or Master Electrician Certificate. • ICC Electrical Inspector Certificate (Residential and Commercial) within 12 months of hire.

Testing/Screening Requested:
• KBI Background Checks • Driver's License Check • Pre-Employment Drug Screen

Lap Top computer, Proprietary Software, Cell Phone, Vehicle, Tape Measure, Hydraulic oil pressure gauge, steel wire rope gauge, calipers, screwdriver, meters, and other types of measuring equipment.

Work Environment:

• Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

• Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.

• Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.

• Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

• Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

• Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

• Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

• Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.

• Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

• Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

• Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

• Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.

• Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

• Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

• Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.

• Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

• The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

• The employee is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20009000

Open Date: 1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/18/2018 11:59:59 PM