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FIELD INVESTIGATOR (Electrical Trades)

Recruitment #181119-UNCF-183

Introduction

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Construction Industries Board
Attn: Janis Hubbard, Administrator
2401 N. W. 23rd, STE 2F
Oklahoma City, OK  73107
 
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FIELD INVESTIGATOR (Electrical Trades)

LOCATION OF WORK:  To be determined

Summary:
Enforces licensing act and regulations of Electrical trades. Works with local public and private groups to coordinate and educate on topics of licensing.  Gathers information, prepares reports, and testifies at hearings on licensing, inspections and violations.  Home-based duty station in Oklahoma (specific counties to be determined).  Extensive in-state travel. Some overnight travel required.  Must be able to pass law enforcement background check.

Typical Functions:
1. Enforces electrical licensing act by investigating licensing and code standards, receiving and investigating complaints regarding licensing and code standards, issuing citations if required, interpreting meaning of inspection codes and laws, preparing inspection and Notice of Violation (NOV) reports, evaluating installations by using codes and installation instructions, and preparing citations for failure to comply with NOV.
2. Works cooperatively with city inspectors, other government entities, private interests, contractors and professional clientele, such as engineers and architects, to offer information and education on responsibilities, role, and services.
3. Inspects and investigates construction sites to ensure compliance with all applicable licensing laws and adopted statewide construction codes.
4. Meets with other state agencies and local governments to compare and coordinate activities of mutual interest and makes oral presentations and reports to CIB Board and others.
5. Attends meetings of trade-related organizations to network with other investigators and inspectors to develop consistency in job performance.
6. Plans, organizes, and manages time and travel in relation to investigations, complaints, and inspections in assigned counties including ensuring full coverage of assigned territory.
7. Enters information into computer databases and logs, prepares reports from inspections and violations to present citation to proper hearing committee, and testifies at trade hearings.
8. Prepares travel reports, activity reports, and time reports for supervisory approval.
9. Demonstrates attitude of support and cooperation to CIB Board, CIB staff, industry partners, and customers while maintaining professional manner in dress and attitude at all times.
10. Performs other duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of:  investigative methods and techniques; state-adopted construction codes and technical standards; electrical theories; standards governing installation, maintenance, repair, and modification of electrical work in industrial, commercial, and residential structures; and of the Oklahoma Electrical Licensing Act and industry regulations.  Ability required:  to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to follow written and oral instructions; to apply appropriate trade theories and standards to a construction jobsite; to reasonably interpret laws, codes, and ordinances in context; and to read and accurately interpret blueprints and specifications.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Completion of U.S. Department of Labor approved electrical training course or completion of 30 semester hours at accredited college or university or accredited vocational program in courses relating to design, installation, and construction of electrical systems.  Licensure as electrical journeyman or contractor in accordance with the Oklahoma Electrical License Act, the Electrical Industry Regulations, and five years licensed experience in electrical trade field involving industrial, commercial or institutional experience.  Absence of:  serious violation or disciplinary action under the Oklahoma Electrical License Act and Electrical Industry Regulations or another jurisdiction’s electrical licensing requirements within the last five (5) years.

Successful candidate required to obtain both a national certification (in each residential and commercial electrical inspection) and a State of Oklahoma license (as a Residential Electrical Inspector and as an Unlimited Electrical Inspector) within one (1) year of hire.  Upon hiring, the successful candidate is required to obtain a provisional license in each category unless already holding the required Oklahoma license.

The Construction Industries Board is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Construction Industries Board to not discriminate against or deny equal employment opportunity to any applicant or employee on the grounds of race, sex, color, age, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to do the work for which employed. All employees of the Construction Industries Board are “at will” employees. Applicants will not be discriminated against before or during their employment.

 

 

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.



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