Electrical Inspector - Community Planning and Development

  • City and County of Denver
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Nov 01, 2019
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Community and Economic Development Construction and Skilled Trades Planning and Development

Job Description

About Our Job

This job application is open until filled and will close without further notice. Please apply as soon as possible in order to be considered.

At Community Planning and Development, we envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Denver's Community Planning and Development Department is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring that all buildings are safe. Community Planning and Development plays a role in growing our world-class city, while keeping its beloved features intact. From the skyscrapers of the Central Business District; to the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of Stapleton; to the charming Victorian effects of the Baker district, the staff at Community Planning and Development works to make Denver a great place to live, work and play. The department's three primary functions are planning, permitting and inspections. Learn more about how we're "BUILDING COMMUNITY" at www.DenverGov.org/CPD and www.DenverGov.org/DS.

Interested? At the City and County of Denver and CPD you can apply your expertise and contribute directly to the community. Please review the required qualifications and submit your application/resume for consideration by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top of this posting and/or visit www.denvergov/jobs

The City and County of Denver's Community Planning and Development Department (CPD) is seeking a Electrical Inspector to join our building inspection team in our Development Services Division.

Some day to day responsibilities:
  • Perform complex on-site inspections of new and existing electrical and fire alarm installations and operations in all classes and occupancies of buildings to ensure and enforce compliance with the Denver Building Code and Amendments related to the National Electric Code and the National Fire Protection Association, Article 72
  • Determine compliance or non-compliance with code requirements and recommend appropriate corrections, enforcement, and/or the necessary compliance action to remedy the compliance issue(s)
  • Investigate complaints of code violations, recommends appropriate corrective and/or enforcement action which may include issuing "stop work" orders, summons, and/or canceling permits and re-investigating to verify code compliance. Interpreting and explaining rules, regulations, ordinances, and standards to property owners, contractors, and the public is also required
  • Prepare written reports and maintain records of inspections performed and comply with standard safety rules and procedures common to the electrical trade

The selected candidate must provide their own vehicle to perform field inspections. The city shall reimburse employees using personal vehicles to conduct city business in accordance with the mileage rates adopted by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for the period involved.

The work schedule is Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Some weekends or alternative work hours may be required).

Please Note: This is a limited position, eligible for benefits, with an end date of 12/31/2020.

Please include a resume with your application; along with a copy of your license and/or certification.

About You

Our ideal candidate:
  • Possession of a valid Journeyman Electrical License or Master Electrical License issued by the State of Colorado at the time of application.
  • Knowledge of the layout of the City and County of Denver streets
  • Familiarity with the following software programs: Accela Permit Tracking System and Alfresco Document Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and SharePoint is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively - verbally and in writing
  • Efficiently demonstrates excellent time/work management skills
  • Works well under pressure and able to multitask
  • Problem solver that can envision various outcomes and plan accordingly to mitigate risky outcomes
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Self-motivated and motivated to help others
  • Ability to work as part of a team to support both internal and external customers
  • Dependable and can maintain confidentiality

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.
  • Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a journeyman or master electrician.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
  • License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Requires a valid Journeyman Electrician's License or Master Electrician License issued by the State of Colorado at the time of application.
  • Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CJ2514 Electrical Inspector
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Position Type
Limited (Fixed Term)

Position Salary Range
$25.29 - $36.92

Starting Pay
Based on education and experience

Community Planning & Development

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