The Electrical Inspector is responsible for inspecting all types of wiring installations, which includes both old and new installations. The incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Building Commissioner. This position is “Classified” within the Civil Service of the City of Parma.
- Inspects the installation of new wiring in all types of buildings*
- Inspects the condition of older wiring in all types of buildings*
- Inspects electrical wiring in commercial and industrial buildings throughout the City of Parma in conjunction with Fire Prevention Bureau Inspectors or Property Maintenance Inspectors*
- Identifies all violations upon inspection, issues violation notices/letters, and refers violators to City Prosecutor if necessary*
- Provides notification to the Clerk of Courts of any violations*
- Performs other types of building inspections when necessary+
- Maintains the daily log, records, and correspondence in accordance with card filing system*
- Answers inquiries involving code and material requirements*
- Answers complaints from citizens+
- Performs all other related duties as assigned+
*Denotes Essential Job Functions
+Denotes Essential Job Functions, Scheduling Accommodations Possible
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
- Circuit Tester
- City Vehicle
- Tape Measure
- Cell Phone
- Dispatch Radio
- Digital Camera
The Electrical Inspector works a 35 hour work week from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. which includes one unpaid hour for lunch. This position is full-time with benefits and operates 12 months a year. The incumbent is on call 24 hours a day for emergency situations involving fire and other electrical emergencies. Regular and predictable on-site attendance is an essential job function. The Electrical Inspector performs his/her duties in a variety of environments from site to site. The stress level for this position is medium. The position requires some physical activity and mobility due to the different types of environments the incumbent may encounter. Some of the duties are of a confidential nature due to the prosecution of violations.
Upon hire, an Electrical Inspector must have:
- A high school diploma or equivalent
- Certification by the State of Ohio Board of Building Standards as a safety inspector for electrical
- Additional certifications issued by the Ohio Board of Building Standards (Preferred)
- A valid State of Ohio Driver’s license
- Good verbal skills
After hire, an Electrical Inspector must have:
- A thorough knowledge of Building Department procedures
- A thorough knowledge of changing laws or codes involving electrical inspections
- Knowledge of the City of Parma geography
- Proficiency in the use of the following office equipment: calculator, computer, copy machine, dispatch radio, fax machine and telephone
In accord with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Parma and AFSCME Local #3924 which expires on December 31, 2017, the Step 1 salary for an Electrical Inspector is $60,620.56. The City of Parma is an equal opportunity employer.
The promotional probationary period shall be 60 days in accordance with the above referenced Collective Bargaining Agreement. The new hire probationary period is one year.
Applications may be obtained from the City of Parma Human Resources & Purchasing Department at Parma City Hall, 6611 Ridge Road, Parma, Ohio. An application can also be found on the City’s website under the Human Resources tab: http://cityofparma-oh.gov/en-US/Human-Resources-Purchasing.aspx. A resume is required. Applications and resumes shall be submitted after completion to the City of Parma Human Resources & Purchasing Department. This position will remain open until filled.