Share this Job

Electrical Inspector II

Date: Oct 23, 2021

Location: WICHITA, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Metro Area Building & Construction Dept. 

Pay:  Compensation for this position starts at $17.82 - $19.06 per hour depending upon experience and qualifications. | This position has also been approved for a salary increase effective January 1, 2022. New rate will be $18.72 - $20.59 per hour. 

Work Schedule: 7am to 4pm M-F 


Ensures and maintains compliance with applicable regulatory guidance governing electrical systems and equipment. Performs inspections in the course of construction, alteration or repair and must assess all electrical applications in the field for code compliance and be able to communicate discrepancies to the customer and explain code requirements. Employee works alone in the field and demonstrates superb customer service.


Electrical Inspection of Residential & Commercial Systems

  • Perform inspections in the course of construction, alteration, and repair for compliance with all applicable/adopted codes and safety standards and manage and maintain records utilizing electronic devices in the field.
  • Ensures compliance with plan design as previously submitted and approved.
  • Communicate code information and/or references to validate inspection results.
  • Follows up on corrections to ensure that corrections have been satisfied.
    • Document into Hansen (data system)
      • Define deficiencies succinctly
      • Cite specific code reference
      • Give specific date for remediation if applicable
  • Monitors permits and ensures that applicable inspections are scheduled and performed.


Code enforcement and investigations:

  • Investigates complaints, reported safety issues and potential code violations.
  • Assists management and legal staff in addressing violations, gather relevant documentation and possibly testify in court or in administrative hearings.


Education and Training:

  • Maintain required certifications through continuing education.
  • Stay abreast of code changes and code adoptions.


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Five years of experience in the Electrical Construction Industry as journeyman or master electrician certificate holder. Valid State of Kansas Driver’s License. Journeyman or Master Electrician Certificate. ICC Electrical Inspector Certificate (Residential and Commercial) within twelve months of hire.


Preferred Qualifications: Educational Requirements: Associates Degree from Accredited College or Five years of training from an accredited Electrical Trade School. Inspection experience is highly desirable. Five or more years of experience in the Electrical Construction Industry as journeyman or master. Master Electrician Certificate. ICC Electrical Inspector Certificate (Residential and Commercial).


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Law, Compliance, Legal