New Job Electrical Inspector 1 In British Columbia

Electrical Inspector 1
Electrical Inspector 1

Electrical Inspector 1

Company : City of Burnaby
Salary : $46.24 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Do you have an eye for detail? Are you looking to begin your municipal career? If so, this position as an Electrical Inspector 1 within our Planning and Development department may be for you. In this role you will inspect all types of electrical equipment and installations to ensure that plans, workmanship, materials, methods and safety precautions conform to specification and the requirements of the B.C. Electrical Code, Safety Act and Regulations, and City Electrical Bylaws and policies. You will also be responsible for approving or rejecting work inspected; enforcing changes or corrections required. Advises owners, foremen and electricians of defective wiring and installation and issues oral and written instructions for correction; makes follow-up inspections and recommends legal action, if necessary. Additionally you’ll be required to make surveys of wiring in buildings damaged by fire or reported as a fire hazard due to unauthorized wiring. Preparing work reports, records of inspections and objection notices, entering inspection results into the computer system and booking inspections is a routine part of the job. You will perform related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 and apprenticeship in electrical work, plus considerable experience as a journeyman electrician. Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, materials, tools and equipment of the electrical trade; knowledge of the B.C. Electrical Code, B.C. Electrical Safety Act and Regulation and the City Electrical Bylaws applicable to electrical installations. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with owners, contractors, tradesmen and others and enforce rules and ordinances with tact and diplomacy is essential. The ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing; prepare reports, write objection notices, maintain records using computer applications. The ability to travel to and perform field work on a variety of construction sites is required along with a Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License and a B.C. Certificate of Qualification as an Electrician. The ability to obtain an Inspector's Certificate of Qualification as a Safety Officer from the BC Safety Authority is also required.

Please apply online at This position will remain open until it is filled.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.