Electrical Inspector

Recruitment #17-CI3110-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to inspect the installation, construction, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment to ensure compliance with the National Electrical Code, City ordinances and regulations. The work involves field and office activities relating to, inspecting a variety of electrical installations to include residential, commercial and illuminated signs. The essential functions are: interprets the National Electrical Code, the City codes and ordinances and recommends and enforces compliance; maintains daily records and prepares reports; and inspects electrical installations to verify conformance with safety standards, codes and ordinances. The work is subject to general supervision by the Chief Electrical Inspector and may be reviewed by periodic inspection checks. General direction is received from the Chief Electrical Inspector.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, and at least five years of experience to include both residential and commercial electrical installations, construction, maintenance and repair; and must have a current State of Alabama Unlimited Electrical Contractor’s License.

Special Requirements

Must have a valid Alabama driver’s license as needed to operate a City vehicle for the inspection of installations, construction, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment; and must have a current Electrical Inspector certification through the International Code Council or must obtain certification within one year of employment with the City of Montgomery.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The ability to walk, run, stoop, bend, crawl, kneel, climb ladders and stairs as needed. The ability to use all tools associated with electrical construction and repair.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any other vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery, Inspections Department.  Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely, providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be scored to rank the qualified applicants on the eligible register and tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.  

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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