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Electrical Inspector

Electrical Inspector

Electrical Inspector

State of New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Job details

Job Type



$14.89 - $25.91 Hourly

$30,976 - $53,897 Annually

This position is a Pay Band 60

Purpose of Position

Interviews are anticipated to be conducted within two weeks of closing date.

Why does the job exist?

The primary purpose of the Electrical Inspector is to perform on-site inspections of electrical construction projects throughout New Mexico to ensure code compliant electrical construction of residential, commercial and public buildings. The Electrical Inspector will ensure that electrical construction projects conform to adopted electrical construction codes to promote the general welfare of the people of New Mexico by providing that electrical construction is completed within the requirements of the Construction Industries Licensing Act, its regulations and electrical construction code to include life safety and property protection. This position is primarily to provide inspection service to primarily Curry, Quay, DeBaca, parts of Roosevelt and Chavez and surrounding Counties.

How does it get done?

Organization of daily schedules for maximum efficiency and minimum travel, researching and familiarization of current codes as they apply to conducting field inspections to protect life and property of New Mexico residents. Communicating daily with supervisor, contractors, homeowners, and engineers as well as fellow inspectors from other CID Bureaus as necessary to ensure properly permitted, licensed and code compliant construction. Also providing assistance in other inspection areas when determined necessary as well as any other duties as directed by the incumbents direct supervisor.

Who are the customers?

The constituents of New Mexico to include homeowners.

Ideal Candidate

Ideal candidate would have the highest degree of integrity and professionalism, have extensive field experience in Electrical Construction, as well as experience in the electrical construction inspection field and possess a New Mexico Electrical Inspector Certification as well as the National Commercial and Residential Inspector Certifications. The ideal candidate would also be bilingual (English/Spanish) and reside in the Bernalillo or Torrance Counties.

Minimum Qualification

If not already certified in a specialty as set out below, each Inspector must pass the examination of a national certifying organization recognized by the Construction Inspection Division within (1) year of employment; and each Inspector must then remain certified by such certifying organization in at least one of the following specialties: . Or Electrical Trades: three (3) years of journeyman and/or electrical foreman experience; OR two (2) years of experience as a Construction Inspector. Applicants for a mechanical or electrical inspector position may substitute technical, university, or college training in a mechanical or electrical field for up to two (2) years of the three (3) years journeyman or foreman level experience. The equivalency shall be calculated such that one (1) year of technical, university or college training shall equal one half (1/2) a year of journeyman or foreman level experience. Further, in conjunction with the technical, university or college training, the applicant must demonstrate at least one (1) year of related field experience in his trade as a journeyman.

Employment Requirements

Must be able to pass a background check and maintain a valid driver's license.

Working Conditions

Executive Order 2021-066 requires all employees with the State of New Mexico to provide either proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including proof of a booster dose of vaccine by January 17, 2022, or within four weeks of becoming eligible for a booster dose) or proof of a COVID-19 viral test every week.

The Public Health Order (on Vaccination) dated December 2, 2021, requires Congregate Care Facility Workers and Hospital Workers to have received a primary series of vaccination by October 6, 2021, and a booster dose of vaccine by January 17, 2022, or within four weeks of becoming eligible for a booster.

Links to the referenced Executive Order and Public Health Order can be found on the State Personnel Office website homepage:

Incumbent will move about construction job sites in all types of weather and conditions. Climbing ladders, negotiating ditches and trenches and avoiding hazards typically related to construction sites. The incumbent must lift up to 25 pounds. Work is performed using a personal computer for extended periods.

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Agency Contact Information: Joseph Martinez Email

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

Bargaining Unit Position

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

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