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American Water Construction Inspector in Sacramento, California

Primary Role

Are you a licensed electrician in California with project management experience?

Do you have experience working on major construction projects?

Do you drive results?

Is so, then being a Construction Inspector with California American Water may be a great fit!

The Construction Inspector willl be responsible for the on-site inspection of Operations construction work for water resource projects.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conducts on-site inspections of operations projects to ensure conformance to contract documents. Works with Operations leads to determine electrical and mechanical repairs. (50%)

  • Oversees compliance with the requirements of permits or approvals granted for construction. Coordinate with permitting agencies for inspections and certifications of compliance. (5%)

  • Represents the Water Company as the primary point of on-site contact for construction contractors. Serve as a liasion between construction contractors and the Water Company. Works with Procurement in hiring contractors to complete work as needed. (15%)

  • Serve as the on-site liasion between Operations and to resolve questions related to assigned projects. Works with contractors and operations to efficiently package work to offer the best and cost effective results. (15%)

  • Prepare project documentation in accordance with Company Standards.

  • Maintains records of work changes and assists in preparation of "as built" drawings. (10%)

  • Review and approval of construction contractor progress payments. (5%)

Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of federal and company safety regulations, and knowledge of critical path and method scheduling principles.

  • Knowledge of SCADA, PLC, electrical controls as well as an understanding of pumps, well and motors is preferred.

  • Strong coordinating and organizing skills.

  • Ability to read engineering plans and specifications.

  • Communication skills (e.g., verbal, listening and recording).

  • Interpersonal skills (e.g., tact/diplomacy, persuasion, cooperation).

  • Attention to details.

  • Ability to respond to emergencies.

Experience/Education

Experience:

Four (4) years experience on major construction projects.

Education:

High School diploma or state recognized Educational Equivalency Certificate required.

Travel Requirements

Travel required.

Work Environment

Field Operations / Construction Site Work Environment

Licenses & Certifications

CA Electrical license preferred.

Water licenses preferred - D1 / T1

Competencies

Champions safety

Customer obsessed

Cultivates innovation

Nimble learning

Drives Results

Collaborates

  • Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing*™

  • American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants* based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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