Under direction reviews plans and performs electrical inspection work
to enforce the State Uniform Construction Code, the electrical
subcode, and regulations adopted pursuant to the Uniform Construction
Code Act; does other related work.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform
all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Examines and approves plans and specifications for electrical work for
compliance with the electrical subcode of the Uniform Construction
Inspects and evaluates electrical work in construction projects for
conformance with requirements of approved plans, and the electrical
subcode and regulations of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code.
Inspects electrical installations in existing buildings for
conformance with the minimum safety standards incorporated in the
regulations of the Uniform Construction Code and relevant laws within
Determines the cause of electrical or energy subcode violations and
takes corrective action.
Provides testimony in court.
Provides recommendations for temporary and final certificates of
Establishes and maintains essential records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
Applicants must possess a valid license as an Electrical
Inspector of the appropriate level, High-rise and Hazardous (HHS) or
Industrial and Commercial (ICS), issued by the New Jersey Department
of Community Affairs.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Industrial and Commercial Specialist (ICS)
Knowledge of electrical service sizing and design.
Knowledge of branch circuit and feeder design including conductor
sizing and over-current protection requirements for various types of
circuits including general lighting and power, appliance and motor
circuits, and switchboard and panelboard systems.
Knowledge of requirements for special fixtures, methods, and devices
required by code.
Knowledge of the organization and content of the Uniform Construction
Knowledge of basic classification of structures into class categories.
Knowledge of the methods of systematic plans analysis.
Knowledge of the information to be included on plans for compliance
with code requirements.
Knowledge of material requirements found in the code.
Knowledge of installation methods for all approved materials.
Knowledge of methods used to prepare inspection reports.
Ability to analyze and interpret electrical installation codes.
Ability to prepare electrical plans and specifications.
Ability to review working plans and specifications for accuracy and
Ability to work harmoniously with property owners, private
contractors, and others.
Ability to conduct electrical investigations and inspections.
Ability to issue electrical work permits.
Ability to prepare reports of investigations containing findings,
conclusions, and recommendations.
High-rise and Hazardous Specialist (HHS)
The same knowledge and abilities as an ICS license plus knowledge of
advanced electrical system design.
Knowledge of procedures and methods necessary to check design,
material, and installation practices for the more complex systems in
high-rise and hazardous structures, according to the hazardous use
identified in Article Four of the building subcode and the hazardous
locations identified in the electrical subcode.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as
they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable
accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation
cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.