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LSW Engineers Arizona, Inc. is a consulting engineering firm specializing in the design of mechanical, plumbing, electrical and technology systems with a 75+ year history of providing reliable and energy efficient design solutions for various building types, such as educational, medical, justice, mission critical, aviation, and governmental. We are currently seeking electrical inspectors for our Phoenix, Arizona office. We offer competitive wages, an employer funded profit-sharing plan, 401k plan with employer safe-harbor contributions, an excellent work environment, and the opportunity to expand and improve professional skills.



Perform as a critical construction administration team member to thoroughly oversee the installation and functionality of fire alarm, electrical and technology systems by visiting construction sites to observe the installation of those systems.  Interact with the firm’s project team members (designers and engineers from the electrical and technology systems disciplines), as well as architects, consultants, clients, and contractors by preparing written reports listing installation deficiencies and assisting in responding to field questions.  Demonstrate a trustworthy presence through your professionalism, demeanor, and technical knowledge.  Some out-of-town travel is required for this position.



Apply strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of multiple fields of construction to ensure the project requirements are met throughout construction.  This includes interfacing with the client and contractors, field investigation, design review, construction observation, and review of project closeout documentation. Responsibilities will include:

  • Construction administration as it relates to overseeing contractor installations of various systems for plan and specification compliance and compliance with all applicable codes.

  • Preparing detailed reports for construction progress and identifying installation deficiencies that are either not in compliance with the construction documents or with applicable codes (i.e., NEC, NFPA, ICC, BICSI).  

  • Coordinating and administering pre-construction and construction meetings and preparation of minutes. 

  • Acting as the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) for electrical and mechanical projects when specifically contracted for this service.

  • Conducting assessments of existing building conditions and preparing detailed reports outlining specific items requiring repair or replacement for overall conditions of said systems.

  • Conducting special electrical inspections and providing oversight/supervision of contractor performance of such tasks including witnessing Hi-Pot testing and verification of grounding for electrical systems, testing of conductors, etc.

  • Preparing written reports for Engineer’s stamp and review. Reviewing and approving contractor’s pay applications and produce/process AIA documentation for clients.

  • Performing quality control checks for plan review of LSW designed projects prior to release of final documentation.

  • Assisting with gathering pictures and documentation of pre-design conditions during field investigation and system assessments.

  • Reviewing closeout documentation such as as-built drawings and O&M manuals and preparing reports identifying missing or incorrect documentation.

  • Be able to pass a background check for security clearance badging that will be required for various projects and clients.

  • Possess and maintain a clean driving record in order to be covered on auto liability coverage.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Certification as a Commercial Electrical Inspector. If not currently certified, you will be required to obtain certification post-employment. 

  • Working knowledge of acceptable construction standards for electrical systems.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. 

  • Professional oral communication is a must for client and office interactions.

  • Excellent written communication skills to complete detailed reports, meeting minutes, and email correspondence as needed.

  • Ability to work well within a team structure.

  • Ability to learn and grow professionally.

  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic.

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.

  • Ability to walk construction sites, climb ladders, etc.

Highly Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5 years of experience as a commercial electrical inspector.

  • Extensive experience in at least one field of construction related to building mechanical or electrical systems. 

  • Working knowledge of Bluebeam and Procore.

  • Ability to apply logic and reasoning to assist with troubleshooting efforts for clients and/or contractors where needed.

  • Experience creating and/or working with complex spreadsheets used for commissioning of projects for new and existing buildings.

This position is in office. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to No calls please.

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