Electrical Inspector Ii

County Of Maui
Full Time, Permanent $4,539 Per month HI 200 S High St, Wailuku, HI 96793, United States


Inspects and tests electrical installations and equipment in all types of buildings and structures, including multi-storied buildings, for compliance with approved plans and specifications, permit scope, electrical codes, accepted safety standards and other pertinent ordinances; and performs other related duties as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is the journey level class in the Electrical Inspection series.

This class differs from that of Electrical Inspector I in that the Electrical Inspector II performs electrical inspection work in a variety of buildings and structures, including multi-storied buildings and structures, whereas the Electrical Inspector I performs electrical inspection work in buildings of limited size and scope and assists the Electrical Inspector II in inspecting more complex commercial, industrial and multi-storied buildings and structures.

Examples of Duties

The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position.

  • inspects electrical installations and equipment in all types of old and new residential, commercial, industrial, including multi-storied, buildings and structures for compliance with the provisions of the County electrical codes and ordinances, the National Electrical Code, approved plans and specifications,-permit scope, accepted safety standards and other pertinent ordinances.
  • organizes and prioritizes daily inspection assignments and schedules inspections.
  • following inspections, rejects or approves electrical installations and issues notices to persons or entities involved where electrical installations are found to be defective, deficient, or in violation of codes and ordinances.   Issues certificates or approval notices when work is approved in its final stage.
  • follows-up violation notices to verify that corrections are made.
  • checks the quality of materials and the methods used for all electrical installations, makes recommendations to electrical contractors and owners concerning the correct methods and materials used in installing electrical wiring or equipment.
  • inspects electrical wiring equipment and installations in publicly owned buildings when such buildings are being constructed or repaired, for conformity with the provisions of the County electrical codes and ordinances, the National Electrical Code, approved plans and specifications, permit scope, accepted safety standards and other pertinent ordinances.
  • inspects electrical installations for current code compliance in existing structures and businesses for license approvals, Certificate of Occupancy or legal property changes.
  • responds to complaints or requests to investigate electrical hazards or concerns; prepares and submits letters and other correspondence informing requestor of results of investigation or inspection, issues stop-work orders when necessary.
  • looks for construction projects or alterations being performed without required electrical permits.
  • gathers evidence, facts and witnesses for legal proceedings and assists in the prosecution of violators of electrical codes and ordinances.
  • handles appeals arising from any contested notice of violation issued.
  • reviews electrical plans and specifications and approves issuance of electrical permits.
  • prepares written and computer reports. Keeps written and computer records of on-going and completed inspections, complaints and investigative requests.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school and five (5) years of experience in the inspection or supervision of residential, commercial, or industrial electrical installation work including the responsibility for the inspection of workmanship and material.

License Requirement: Possession of a State of Hawaii Journey Worker or Supervising Electrician license; or Certified Electrical Inspector Master and a valid motor vehicle operator's license (Type 3).

Knowledge of: the electrical codes of the County of Maui; the National Electrical Code; building and safety codes and other pertinent ordinances pertaining to electrical installations; the standard practices, methods, processes, materials, and tools of the electrical trade and their application to electrical wiring and equipment installations on residential, commercial, and industrial premises; the principles or electrical engineering applicable to electrical installations; and the legal procedures involved in enforcing electrical and safety codes and ordinances.

Ability to: inspect electrical installations and equipment and render decisions in conformity with ordinances and codes; recognize hazardous situations and determine means of correction; read and interpret plans and specifications, electrical codes, and pertinent ordinances and apply them to specific cases; deal tactfully with electrical contractors, workers, and the general public; maintain records and prepare reports; and compute and determine capacity for any required service entrance equipment and number of circuits based on given load.

Health and Physical Condition:

Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.

Physical Effort Grouping: Light


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The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.


The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

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