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City of Pittsburgh Inspector, Combined Electrical in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Inspector, Combined Electrical

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Inspector, Combined Electrical


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Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type

CS Non-Competitive, Full Time

Remote Employment


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Permits, Licenses, & Inspections

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Inspects all electrical wiring in any type of construction within the City of Pittsburgh for compliance with approved plans, applicable codes and regulations.

Department: Permits, Licenses & Inspections

Salary: $57,123 - $63,470 per year.

Position Type: Announcement/Bid

Union: This position is included in the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal

Employees, Local 2719 bargaining unit and will be filled in accordance with the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Union Bid Form: Not required. Your application for this position will serve as your union Bid Form.

Civil Service Classification: Non-Competitive


General Application Requirements:

You must submit or show proof of all of the following at the time of filing your application (unless otherwise indicated below) or your application will be disqualified. Disqualifications based on any of these General Application Requirements are not subject to a Civil Service appeal.

  • A completed online City of Pittsburgh Employment Application, including your online Employment Profile Data. (Education and Work Experience).

  • Completed online City of Pittsburgh Supplemental Form questions for this position.

  • A resume, to be submitted online.

  • Applicants must become residents of the City of Pittsburgh prior to employment and remain a resident throughout employment. Click here (https://arcg.is/vD5Hn) to view a map of City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

  • A current, valid Class C Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's License at the time of filing application or prior to appointment, which must be maintained throughout employment. Written requests for a special accommodation on the basis of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act will be considered by the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service on an individual basis.

  • Due to the City of Pittsburgh's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the City of Pittsburgh requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

NOTE: Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Certification #19 - Electrical Inspector must be obtained within (6) six months of appointment.

NOTE: Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Certification #22 - Energy Inspector must be obtained within (9) nine months of appointment.

NOTE: The City of Pittsburgh, as a matter of policy, conducts pre-employment and promotional background investigations on all candidates being considered for positions. The background investigation includes but is not limited to criminal background, driver's license and City of Pittsburgh real estate tax payments. Candidates may be disqualified from consideration from employment based on the results of their background investigation (as it relates to the job for which the applicant is being considered).

NOTE: Candidates being considered for employment will be required to submit official transcripts to verify of their post-secondary education (college/university, trade school, etc.) prior to being hired by the City of Pittsburgh. Transcripts must be submitted at the time of any/each job interview you have with the City of Pittsburgh.

Qualifying Requirements:

Your City of Pittsburgh application will be reviewed and your work experience and education/training will be evaluated to determine if you meet the qualifying eligibility requirements listed below for this position. You will be sent an eligibility letter regarding your eligible/ineligible status.

  • WORK EXPERIENCE: The application must clearly show five (5) years of full-time experience in related electrical construction or inspection work (e.g., electrician, electrical inspector, etc.) (Less than full-time experience will be calculated on a pro-rated basis.)

  • EDUCATION/TRAINING: Applicants must show proof of certification of attainment in electrical wiring from an accredited institution.

  • EQUIVALENCY: Education/training may be substituted for work on a year for year basis if the application clearly shows the required number of years to meet the Total Qualifying Requirement for this position (based on the sum of work experience and education/training listed above). The Total Qualifying Requirement is six (6) years. (See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training.)


If you meet the qualifying requirements listed above, you will be sent a letter of admission (when applicable) for the following examination(s). You must pass the written and/or performance examination(s) in order to have your name placed on the official Civil Service eligibility list for this position. Candidates who receive job offers must pass a medical examination (when applicable) prior to start date.

  • Written: None required for this position.

  • Performance: None required for this position.

  • Medical: Required, including color vision test.


  • Performs work in accordance with established City and Departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Inspects electrical systems installed in all construction projects for compliance with approved plans, City Code, Uniform Construction Code, National Electric Code and International Code Council (ICC) Code.

  • Investigates complaints and alleged violations of electrical systems in existing structures.

  • Inspects damage to electrical systems and submits reports on findings.

  • Issues citations of violations to property owners and/or contractors.

  • Testifies in court on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh.

  • Reviews plans, wiring diagrams, specifications, etc. related to assigned electrical wiring inspections..

  • Recommends approval and/or disapproval of projects based on compliance with applicable codes.

  • Maintains records and prepares accurate reports and correspondence on all activities and actions taken.

  • May be required to be on 24 hour call in case of emergency or fire.

  • Performs activities and functions of related lower-level personnel and other related tasks and duties as assigned or required.

Click here (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pittsburgh/classspecs) to view the full job description including knowledge, skills, and abilities and working conditions for this position. Locate and click on the position title to view the complete job description.

Full-time City employees receive a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits

  • Pension

  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation

  • Personal Days

    (Benefits may be modified based on collective bargaining unit terms.)


    Does the application clearly show five (5) years of full-time experience in related electrical construction or inspection work (e.g., electrician, electrical inspector, etc.)? (Full-time is defined as thirty-two (32) hours or more per week. Less than full-time experience will be calculated on a pro-rated basis.)

  • Yes

  • No


    Does the application show proof of certification of attainment in electrical wiring from an accredited institution?

  • Yes

  • No


    Did you read and understand that you must submit OFFICIAL documentation to the Department of Human Resources & Civil Service to verify any of your post secondary education/training?

  • Yes

  • No


    Due to the increase in Covid 19 community transmission, the City of Pittsburgh requires all newly hired individuals to be vaccinated against Covid 19 as a condition of employment. Proof of vaccination is required. Do you agree to provide proof of vaccination prior to your start date with the City of Pittsburgh if you are selected to fill this position?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you have a current, valid Class C Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's License?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


City of Pittsburgh


414 Grant Street Room 431 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15219






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