2024-06-21 2024-07-18

Electrical Construction Inspector

Calleguas MWD
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 91625
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    Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 91625
  • Organization Website

Under general supervision and direction of the Senior Project Manager and direction from the specific Project Manager on the project, the Electrical Construction Inspector is responsible for the field inspection of the electrical, instrumentation, control, and communication systems associated with heavy civil construction projects, ensuring proper project completion in compliance with plans, specifications, time, and cost requirements; start-up and testing of new facilities; review of construction plans, specifications, and submittals; review of design plans for control cabinets and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and testing of that equipment; and related work as required.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Inspect the electrical, instrumentation, control, and communication systems associated with heavy civil construction projects, such as pump stations, reservoirs, turnouts and other metering facilities, and water treatment plants, and detect flaws in construction methods and materials to ensure compliance with contract plans and specifications, submittals and shop drawings, permits, codes, regulations, and laws.
  • Understand and interpret the electrical, instrumentation, control, and communication plans and specifications associated with heavy civil engineering projects.
  • Maintain detailed records and information to include daily inspector’s reports and digital photographic records of work.
  • Make field measurements and calculations as necessary.
  • Prepare inspection checklists, interim and final punch lists, conduct final walk-through, and verify project completion.
  • Monitor and/or evaluate electrical tests such as ground-fault, ground resistance, insultation resistance, polarity, continuity, capacity, load, and other electrical field tests.
  • Field check installation and location of electrical equipment, instruments, electrical ducts, duct banks, conduit, cable, panels, and other components of the electrical system(s) being installed.
  • Review design plans for control cabinets and PLCs and testing of that equipment.
  • Provide witness testing in the factory and/or field and energization field activities.
  • Review the electrical, instrumentation, control, and communication elements of the contractor’s shop drawings, other submittals, and requests for information.
  • Prepare field sketches and maintain a current set of record drawings reflecting all changes to the plans and maintain documentation for each change to plans.
  • Coordinate materials testing and review reports for conformance with Contract Documents.
  • In conjunction with the Project Manager and contractor, assist in evaluating the contractor’s completion of portions of work on the project each month and prepare recommended monthly progress payment estimates.
  • Participate in project progress meetings either in person or virtually.
  • Simultaneously handle multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity under pressure of deadlines.
  • Issue notices of non-compliance, stop notices, and field orders, as required.
  • Use computer systems and software packages related to construction reporting and analysis, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and Bluebeam Revu.
  • Effectively represent the District in contacts with the public, other government and permitting agencies, contractors, developers, and professional engineering consultants.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing, and develop and maintain documentation, records, and reports.
  • Be called upon to work overtime as required and to respond to emergency call-out.
  • Command respect of associates through knowledge of work, professional conduct, good judgment, sound decisions, integrity, and exemplary performance.
  • Perform other duties as directed.


  • The electrical, instrumentation, control, and communication aspects of a water distribution system construction, including, but not limited to, latest construction principles, practices, techniques, materials, codes, policies, procedures, personal protective equipment, and laws.
  • Installation and modification of the electrical, instrumentation, control, and communication aspects of large water distribution systems and components, or inspection of the construction of those facilities.
  • Electrical, controls, instrumentation, and communication theory and construction.
  • High-voltage safety codes (NEC, California Electrical Code, NFPA 70E).
  • Public works construction inspection and contract administration.
  • Read and interpret documents, including construction plans and specifications; shop drawings and other submittals; operations, maintenance, and procedure manuals; and engineering drawings.
  • Write routine reports and internal memoranda.
  • Communicate effectively with coworkers and contractors.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Solve day-to-day problems and properly respond to stressful situations.
  • Plan, organize, and schedule workload to maintain efficiency in assigned duties.
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail computer applications.


  • Possession of a California Motor Vehicle Operators License and proof of a good driving record, i.e., a driving record provided by the DMV showing less than 2 points assessed in the last 36 months and/or no serious or multiple traffic violations or accidents or failure to appear notices within the last 36 months.
  • Agree to authorize background reference checking with past employers and personal references.
  • Agree to submit to and pass the District’s pre-employment, post-offer medical examination performed by a physician chosen and paid for by the District.

A combination of education and experience that would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Specifically, a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), coupled with a minimum 5 years of experience related to electrical construction or inspection, or equivalent combination of education and experience, meets the minimum qualifications for this job.

SALARY: $94,241.04 - $129,118.08 Annually

CLOSING DATE: July 18, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

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