CITY OF ELIZABETHTOWN
JOB TITLE: Electrical Inspector – General CLASS:58
The Planning & Development Department is accepting applications for the position of Electrical Inspector – General (Class 58). The position will be filled based on the education and experience of the successful candidate. The starting pay for this position is $54,000 per year. Actual salary is dependent on experience.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB:
This position involves the on-site inspection of industrial, commercial and residential construction and alteration for compliance with electrical code requirements. Supervision is received from Building Official and/or Director of Planning and Development.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Assist in examining plans and specifications for building construction, alterations, and repairs for compliance with electrical code requirements. Inspect building sites while construction is in process to insure compliance with appropriate code, ordinances, and regulations. Prepare reports of inspections showing the type of buildings or facilities inspected, location of the property and recommendations for issuance of occupancy permits. Communicate with property owners, contractors and the general public. Work outdoors in all weather conditions. Perform other duties as assigned.
- High School graduate or GED supplemented by at least eight years of work experience in the design and installation of residential, commercial, and industrial wiring systems installed in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
- Certification as a General Electrical Inspector by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
- Considerable knowledge of the methods and practices involved in constructing, installing, maintaining and operating a variety of electrical installations, equipment and appliances.
- Considerable knowledge of possible defects and faults in electrical wiring and appliances, standard testing devices, and effective corrective measures.
- Knowledge of city ordinances related to electrical appliances and installations.
- Extensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code.
- Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and blueprints quickly and accurately, and to compare them with construction in different stages of