Electrical Construction Inspector

TRC Companies

$80K — $100K *


More than 4w ago


5 - 7 years of experience

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TRC's professionals work with a broad range of commercial, industrial and government clients and the communities they serve. We deliver breakthrough solutions that address local needs -- so our clients can better succeed in an ever-changing world.

Working at TRC means tackling interesting, meaningful projects. We pride ourselves on our collaborative spirit, entrepreneurial zeal and agile corporate structure. We recognize that the expertise of our staff is our strongest asset, so we generously reward employees for successful performance and invest in their careers through training and the development of new skills and certifications.


TRC is looking for experienced Electrical Construction Inspector with over five (5) years of electrical experience in highways, tolling systems, and major public work projects. This role is supporting the BART Walnut Creek TPSS Project in the Walnut Creek area.

The Electrical Construction Inspector will report to the Electrical Engineer and Resident Engineer in administering the operational functions of the day-to-day activities on the project with respect to electrical works. He will be involved in monitoring, inspection, coordination, witnessing, documentation of all electrical works of the project to ensure that the project is constructed as per Contract requirements and specifications. He will ensure quality of work in the finished project. Inspectors must be completely familiar with the plans, specifications, and construction methods for the phases of the work to be inspected. For items that may have changed, Inspector shall seek clarification from the Electrical Engineer.


Inspection of traffic control system compliance; contract change order (CCO) preparation, review, and analysis

Assist the Electrical Engineer in performing the contractual duties on site.

Ensure performance of the work in strict accordance with the plans and specifications.

Maintain a detailed diary of the day-s work activities, issues, work approved or rejected, hours of operation, labor and equipment used, etc. and sign at the end of each day.

Interface with the public, especially residents and business owners adjacent to the work to mitigate the construction impacts.

Coordinate with the contractor-s foreman in charge of the work on a daily basis

Coordinate with the Materials Inspector and arrange for sampling and testing of satisfactorily completed work, and quality assurance testing of suspect materials.

Coordinate with the Surveyors to check the line and grade of completed electrical work for conformance with the plans and specifications.

Report questionable methods of operation by the Contractor to the Electrical Engineer / Resident Engineer as applicable.

Report to the Electrical Engineer / Resident Engineer any failure of the Contractor to conform to plans and specifications and any poor workmanship.

Maintain records of completed works for interim and final payment and as-built plans.

Maintain detailed records of work performed by the contractor for the items executed on a Day Works basis.

Make special notes and document the Contractor-s activities that may lead to claims.

Report and document any accident that occurs on site and notify the Safety Inspector / Electrical Engineer or Resident Engineer immediately.

Enforce performance of the work in strict accordance with the approved Safety Plan.

Attend to Inspection Requests (IR's) submitted by the contractor and take appropriate action in a timely manner.

Monitor quality of work and assess the safety at site including health and environmental issues, ensuring the same complies with contracts / QCS specifications, safety and health risk assessment and environmental mitigating measures respectively on a daily basis.

Maintain records for daily activities on site including progress photos and ensure they are readily available for inspection as and when required.

Ensure that all work will be inspected prior to being covered by succeeding work activities.

Oversee and inspect all electrical - instrumentation work and ensure that installation activities comply with contractual obligations and quality control standards.

Follow-up with the contractor and support in coordinating with the utility authority regarding connections whenever required.

Receive material inspection requests (MIR) from contractor, inspect electrical - instrumentation materials delivered at site and report on quantity and technical compliance and sign off requests.

Inspect the installation works of all electrical - instrumentation items/systems as per approved shop drawings.

Ensure that safety critical aspects of the project are identified and actively addressed.

close out the punch list.

Inspect materials delivered and report on quantity and technical compliance.

Ensure site progress information is communicated regularly.

Assist the Electrical Engineer with the review of the O-M manuals and As Built drawings.

Coordinate the works to ensure successful hand-over of the project


Minimum five (5) years of experience in Electrical Construction of major roads, highways or general infrastructure projects.

BART experience

Knowledge and experience with equipment used in electrical roadway construction inspection, surveying, and construction office engineering

Good written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with project team.

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and construction specifications and be thoroughly familiar with construction related processes related to area of assignment.

Must be fully computer literate and able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, etc. and any project specific engineering and construction relevant software.

EEO Statement

TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

TRC Companies, Inc. is an American engineering, environmental consulting, and construction management services company that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental, and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. The company has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut.
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