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The Department of Environment, Health & Safety has an opening for Electrical Inspector I. This position will, under general supervision, perform electrical code inspections and plan reviews to ensure enforcement of local codes and to maintain compliance with other related ordinances, as well as audit management records for compliance to department policies and procedures. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position are nonexempt.
The working title for this position is Electrical Code Inspector I, supporting the Code Inspections program within Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) at the University of Michigan. This position reports to the University Fire Marshal.
***This is a benefits-eligible, three year term position***
Electrical code inspection, involving primarily inspection of the installation of electrical equipment and systems in compliance with Public Act 407, and the National Electrical Code, which typically includes several inspections for open raceway, in wall, above ceiling, and final.
Final inspections are required for all devices that are installed, including testing of all lighting and receptacle branch circuits.
In addition to these inspections, this position requires inspection of the installation and testing of electrical equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, distribution panel, motor control centers, fire alarm panels, transformers, and substations.
Generate and submit daily reports for all inspections.
Provide plan review of electrical drawings and specifications for proper compliance of applicable codes and standards.
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Journeyman electrical license plus attendance at appropriate code update classes.
Ten (10) years or more of work-related experience in installation of electrical work in the commercial and industrial field.
Considerable knowledge of standard practices, processes, tools and equipment for the installation of electrical equipment.
Able to obtain a State of Michigan license as an electrical inspector within the first six months of employment.
Reasonable knowledge of local and state codes and regulations.
Master electrical license plus attendance at appropriate code update classes.
State of Michigan licensed electrical inspector with reasonable knowledge of local and state codes and regulations.
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