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Construction Electrical Inspector - Ada, OH more...
Location:Ada, OH
Company:EDP Renewables
First posted:June 09, 2017 (last updated 3 weeks 6 days ago)

Construction Electrical Inspector - Ada, OH Job ID #: 1081 Location: Ada, OH

Functional Area: Construction Department: Operations- Eastern

Position Type: Full-Time Temporary Education Required: Technical Degree

Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years Relocation Provided:

Position Description

The Electrical Inspector will oversee activities relating to the construction of electrical systems including substations and underground or overhead electrical transmission systems in order to ensure that defined requirements of schedule and quality are being met.

Main accountabilities:

  • Provide daily oversight of the electrical system construction installation including underground and overhead electrical collection systems, transmission lines, electrical equipment, and communications equipment
  • Maintain effective lines of communication with all company personnel responsible for the project as well as general contractors and sub-contractors
  • Properly and effectively perform electrical construction tasks as needed
  • Prepare daily reports outlining progress of the work
  • Ensure that electrical construction installations are completed in accordance with project documents and specifications
  • Review and comment on contractors' schedules and provide assistance to the project team in meeting the overall project objectives
  • Attend seminars regarding code changes
  • Additional duties as required

    Direct Reports: None
    Travel: None

    Position Requirements

    Minimum qualifications:

  • Successful completion of four-year apprenticeship program, or an equivalent combination of training and experience that includes seven years of related work experience and attainment of a journeyman's card
  • 5+ years supervising crews and electrical jobs
  • Thorough knowledge of NEC and local codes, high-voltage safety codes, electrical theory, mathematics, electrical construction, maintenance methods, and the proper use of personal protective equipment
  • Proficient with MS Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

    Behavioral requirements:

  • Ability to comprehend all construction documents including blueprints and drawings
  • Ability to exhibit a professional demeanor to customers and other employees
  • Visual acuity including sufficient depth perception, color recognition, and field of vision necessary to perform visual inspections, work with small parts, and take accurate measurements
  • Strong problem-solving, statistical, and analytical skills
  • Verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated

    Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to frequently perform physical tasks including standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching approximately 75% of the time while on wind farm sites.  Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment.
  • Walking:  Ability to walk .25 to .5 miles per day, including across unpaved and rough surfaces when on wind farm sites
  • Speech/Reading:  Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Lifting: Ability to frequently lift items weighing up to 60 pounds and to occasionally lift items weighing between 60 and 100 pounds
  • Climbing:  
    o Ability to climb turbine towers up to 95 meters in height approximately 5-10 times per week or as needed
    o Weight, including harness and tools, must be in accordance with the weight limit as specified by the ANSI Fall Protection Standards
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Tolerance to Extreme Weather Conditions: Ability to work in adverse weather conditions 25% of the time while on wind farm sites
  • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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