Berkeley Lab has an opening for an Electrical Inspector in the Environment, Health, & Safety Division. As part of the Electrical Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) program, the Electrical Inspector will provide inspection of electrical equipment installations and modifications, witnesses testing and energization field activities on assigned projects across the Lab.
What You Will Do:
Provide inspection of electrical equipment installations or modifications, witness testing and energization field activities.
Develop, file and complete all pre-concealment, witness testing and final inspection reports.
Follow up on non-conformance reports with re-inspections and corresponding correction/conformance reports. Investigate as-built conditions in accordance with the design documents and inspect construction of electrical equipment, wiring and systems.
Review plans and designs for compliance with National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) and provide code citations for correction. Provide input/feedback to integrate safety by prevention per Electrical Safe work practices conformance (NFPA 70E) and OSHA and Cal-OSHA.
Provide site inspections to assure full code and contract specification compliance with final signoff affidavit. Ensure work complies with applicable Berkeley Lab, Federal, Department of Energy (DOE), State of California, NFPA, industry design standards, codes, regulations, orders, and directives.
Maintain inspection reports and record according to IAHJ program electronic database document filing system for all inspection and witness testing reporting per matrix/contract documents and Berkeley Lab specifications.
What is Required:
Electrician License and valid ICC/IAEI certification for Commercial Electrical.
Education equivalent to an Associates degree related to electrical engineering; or a journey-level electrician with 4 years work experience in commercial and/or industrial construction.
Minimum 2 years of experience conducting inspections, including demonstrated experience in the inspection of electrical installations and modifications in accordance with code, standards and/or per design of office buildings, research laboratories, building utility centers, medium & low voltage power distribution systems.
Possess a competent knowledge level of:
Electrical construction and engineering drawing details and design plan review principles applicable to power distribution, generation, controls, lighting, premises wiring, electrical equipment, overcurrent protective devices, arc-flash hazards and fault current coordination settings.
Applicable electrical construction and wiring methods, selection of electrical equipment, including medium/low voltage switchgears, and materials for facilities constructability.
Applicable industry and regulatory standards, National Electrical Code (NEC), safety codes, design standards and environmental regulations pertinent to the electrical installations.
Ability to climb ladders and perform site walk-throughs, at times around hazardous systems and equipment, to investigate as-built conditions for the design documents and to inspect equipment, systems, and structures.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
Bachelor's degree in a technical/engineering-related discipline a plus.
This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
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