Electrical Operator


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Poughkeepsie, NY - (USA) US Route 9 NY Poughkeepsie , NY 12601



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Electrical Operator - Poughkeepsie

Looking for a Part Time Electrical Inspector .

Under direction, inspects electrical installations for conformance to government codes, construction specifications and safety regulations.

Job Location and Equipment used:

Most work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions. Inspector visits commercial and residential sites at all stages of construction. Inspections entail ability to climb ladders and general agility. Inspector will use his own vehicle to drive to construction sites. Reports will be filled out in the field and in the office.

Essential Functions:

1. Inspects electrical installations and appliances during construction or remodeling to enforce laws and ordinances. Verified loads, demand factors and number of circuits to ensure that circuits can operate without overloads. Inspects electrical wiring, fixtures, and items to be found to be unsafe. Inspects pools and carnivals for code compliance.

2. Reviews electrical plans and materials list to interpret specifications and methods of installation.

3. Enforces National Electrical Code through inspections of residential, industrial, and commercial properties.

4. Works with utility company to ensure safe conditions for electrical power start up.

The above duties describe the most significant duties performed and are not to be considered a detailed description of every duty of the position. Other occasional and related duties may be assigned.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Must have a thorough knowledge of the NYS Building Code and National Electrical Code.

2. Considerable knowledge of state regulations and laws governing electrical installations, methods, materials, and techniques of electrical installations.

3. A thorough knowledge of the methods and materials used in the installation of electrical appliances.

4. Requires the ability to diagnose electrical defects and unsafe conditions.

5. Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications for electrical installations.

6. Ability to enforce regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially.

7. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, utilities, property owners, installers, and the general public and to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

Desirable Experience and Training:

Candidate shall have a high school or vocational school diploma. Candidate shall hold a valid Electrician License or a "Journeyman's" License, and two years of experience with license. Candidate must hold or be able to obtain within six months of hiring, an "Electrical Inspector's Certification from IAEI. Candidate must hold or be able to obtain a NYS Driver's License.

For more information, please call the Poughkeepsie Manpower office at 845-454-1950.