The fundamental reason the classification exists is to enforce the National Electrical Code, International Building Codes, Montgomery Electrical Ordinance and Product Safety Standards with regard to residential, commercial and industrial construction and repairs. The essential functions are: Inspect residential, commercial and industrial construction for the purpose of enforcement of a minimum standard of requirements to provide a reasonable level of safety, public health and general welfare with regard to the built environment; inspects existing residential, commercial and industrial buildings and facilities for the purpose of approving or denying certificate of occupancy, change of occupancy, business license, liquor license and fire/storm damage; investigates complaints regarding: illegal/unlawful construction activities, unapproved occupancy/use of existing buildings and facilities and initiates legal actions as necessary to obtain compliance and communicates inspection results to persons of interest for the purpose of providing information as needed to approve occupancy and authorize connection of utilities.
High school diploma or G.E.D. Five years of experience in building electrical construction in a leadership capacity such as Electrical Inspector, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Construction Superintendent, or Electrical Foreman in charge of construction.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must be certified, or obtain certification within one (1) year of employment, as an Electrical Inspector (Commercial or Residential) through a recognized certification program in compliance with the International Code Council; and within two (2) years be certified in the other (Commercial or Residential). Must have and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license and insurable driving record as needed to operate a city vehicle in the inspection of commercial and residential buildings and sites under construction.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The ability to walk, run, stoop, bend, crawl, kneel, climb ladders and stairs as needed. The ability to use all tools associated with electrical construction and repair.