Electrical Inspector

City of Beaverton

October 12, 2021

12725 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, Oregon


Job Type


Job Summary:

The Electrical Inspector will inspect residential and commercial buildings for compliance with all electrical codes, ordinances, standards, rules, and regulations. Check design, construction and quality of materials and location of electrical systems. Review multi-family residential, commercial, and industrial electrical plans and specifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and regulate installations of electrical systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
  • Check the design, construction, and location of systems for compliance with state and municipal electrical regulations.
  • Read and interpret construction plans in conjunction with actual construction.
  • Interpret product listings and installation requirements.
  • Interpret and apply electrical statutes to the inspection.
  • Consult and advise builders of electrical code requirements needed to pass inspection.
  • Meet with staff, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and other customers to explain code requirements and resolve conflicts and problems.
  • Answer technical questions from the public regarding city, State, and applicable local requirements of the electrical codes.
  • Coordinate with other divisions and governmental agencies on final project acceptance.
  • Write inspection reports.
  • Keep accurate inspection records.
  • Enter inspection results into computer system.
  • File inspection records

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED If you meet the years of experience requirement and do not have a high school diploma or GED, please contact Human Resources at 503-526-2200. The city also encourages you to contact a local community college or review criteria online for obtaining a GED at https://ged.com/policies/oregon.
  • 1 year of experience as an electrical inspector or an equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to meet the city's driving standards State of Oregon general supervising electrician license
  • State of Oregon A-level Electrical Inspector certification
  • State of Oregon Inspector certification
  • Ability to pass reference checks and satisfy the requirements of a background check.
  • The city will consider any combination of education and experience which are assets to the successful performance of the job.

Preferred Qualifications:

State of Oregon Post Earthquake Damage Inspector registration

Compensation:  $32.47 - $43.50 Hourly

How to Apply:

To view the complete job posting and apply, go to the City of Beaverton's career pages here: https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/jobs

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