Electrical Inspector

Scott County Government   Georgetown, KY   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on September 8, 2023
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Electrical Inspector 

Georgetown, KY

The pay range for the position begins at $58,000 and can be up to $68,000.   

Job Skills / Requirements

Individual needed to perform to electrical inspections on residential, commercial and industrial properties and ensures compliance with federal and state codes and local laws and ordinances.  Individual selected will:

  • Inspect all electrical installments throughout the city/county including, but not limited to; residential - one and two family, apartment complexes; commercial - restaurants, hotels, shopping centers, industries, factories, signs and mobile homes, etc.,
  • Inspect remodels, temporary services, service upgrades, room additions, schools, city/county buildings and parks,
  • Make technical inspections of the installation of new electrical systems or modification of old electrical wiring systems, motors, equipment and related electrically operated apparatus,
  • Inspect approved plans, specifications and permits issued for proposed work projects,
  • Explain, both verbally and in writing, the electrical codes to architects, engineers, owners, contractors, electricians, governmental officials and the public,
  • Check each project for defects, omissions, violations, and other departure from correct procedures; issues notice of non-compliance where work is not correct, and directs to the attention of the Chief Electrical Inspector,
  • Issue written notices of code violations requiring corrective action,
  • Inspects all work upon completion and signs permit giving final approval for the county that the work is safe for life and property,
  • Check job sites to ensure all contractors have licenses,
  • Inspect fire sites when required by fire department to determine if occupants can remain in structure and determine possible cause,
  • Issue state certifications on completed jobs and facilities to State Fire Marshall, utility companies, building inspectors and owners,
  • Maintain records of all electrical inspections.

Position requires a master electrician license or 2B general inspector certification issued by the state for the inspection of residential, commercial and industrial properties and five or more years of related experience.  Individuals must also possess a valid driver’s license.  Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following: three years of experience as a 2B general inspector; an associates or bachelor’s degree in a related field; proven computing skills including use of the Microsoft Office Suite as well as field specific software.  Individual selected must be able to work in confined areas such as crawl spaces and attics and have the physical agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. 

Please apply by Friday, September 22, however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

 We offer competitive pay commensurate with qualifications.

The pay range for the position begins at $58,000 and can be up to $68,000.   

For details on our excellent benefits package, please visit our webpage at:

https://scottky.gov/employee-benefits-documents/ .

Scott County Government is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce. 

Education Requirements (Any)

High school diploma or GED

Certification Requirements (All)

2B General Inspector Certification

Additional Information / Benefits

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement

This job reports to the Chief Electrical Inspector

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Relocation is not provided and travel is required frequently

Number of Openings for this position: 1