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Electrical Inspector - Construction / Wastewater - Military Veterans

at Parsons Corporation

Req #: R149898


  • US - CA, San Diego

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Job Description:

Electrical Inspector – San Diego, California

Opportunity :

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Electrical Inspector in the San Diego , California area to work with various inspections for  wastewater / water treatment plant, for filter rehabilitations. Experience with inspections at wastewater or water treatment plants is essential for this role. This is a full-time role with benefits , on a long term project.  



Under general supervision, performs difficult and sometimes complex inspection tasks. Inspects various facets of work on the jobsite and performs continuous surveillance of assigned inspection activities to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards, and specifications. Documents nonconformance and may participate in determining appropriate resolution. Inspection activities will be concentrated in electrical for water utilities Work site is primarily in the La Jolla area of San Diego.   Performs work in safe manner and is cognizant of public safety.

Responsibilities :

Conducts inspections to determine if work has been done in accordance with contract specifications and may include any of the following:

* Inspections of various filtration systems at the wastewater / water treatment plant

* Taking project photographs on a daily basis and filing them

In addition:

* Maintains office files related to the project, quantity calculations and writes daily diaries.

* Prepares daily reports and other documentation, as required by the contract

* Verifies that only approved materials are incorporated in the work.

* Performs labor compliance interviews and maintains as-built plans.

* Recognizes potential conflicts, issues and problems, and reports to supervisor with proposed solution.

* Collects, reviews and files Certificate of Compliance, MSDS, inspection tags and other information relevant to the materials used.

* May provide technical guidance to lower-level inspectors.

** Participates in the development of job safety practices and in the preparation of safety reports.

* Participates in the development of quality control reports and procedures.

* Reports on installed quantities to verify applications for payment and change order work.

* Responds to the call backs in case of emergency at the project site.




2-year degree in a technical discipline or construction-related field, or a high school diploma and equivalent work experience, is required. Also requires 5-10 years of related experience on field projects, as well as formal certification from an independent organization, depending on type of inspection assignment. Some knowledge of public works contracts is desirable  Construction safety training including OSHA 10 hour training and Parsons SHARP training.

Experience with electrical inspection of systems at a wastewater and / or water treatment plant is preferred.  


Must be able to read and interpret plans and specifications and be thoroughly familiar with construction-related processes related to the area of assignment. Knowledge of English grammar and composition, the ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; to follow oral and written instructions, prepare written messages and simple charts and graphs. Capability to perform math calculation in order to prepare engineering calculations, graphs and charts. Proficiency with basic computer usage, Microsoft Office, Project Management Software and internet search engines (like Google or equivalent). Ability to comply with multitude of requirements as applicable to the project based on client and industry standards. Must have thorough understanding of scheduling, and the ability to review progress pay estimates and extra work bills. Must be able to recognize hazardous work conditions and take action if necessary. Ability to use good judgment and work with others is required. Requires ability to climb ladders, inspect work above ground, and work in confined spaces. Requires ability to lift up to 50 lbs (i.e. lifting materials used for testing of concrete, AC, etc.).


Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range: 

$15.68 - $71.30

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

San Diego, CA

Contact Information
Christopher Miles
Parsons Corporation

Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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