Electrical Inspector

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Apex Clean Energy

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Harlingen, TX, United States

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30+ days ago

Company Description


Apex Clean Energy was founded with a singular focus: to accelerate the shift to clean energy. Through origination, construction, and operation of utility-scale wind, solar, and storage facilities, distributed energy resources, and green fuel technologies, Apex is expanding the renewable frontier across North America. Our mission-driven team of more than 250 professionals uses a data-focused approach and an unrivaled portfolio of projects to create solutions for the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking customers. For more information about how Apex is building the energy company of the future, visit apexcleanenergy.com.

Apex strives to excel in every phase of project realization, from origination and financing to construction and asset management. Our mission-driven team seeks determined, resolute individuals who strive to innovate and go above the call of duty, and who will relentlessly do their part to help accelerate the shift to America’s clean energy future.


Job Description


We are seeking a professional Electrical Inspector to join our Construction Site Team at our utility-scale wind site in Harlingen, Texas. This position is responsible for the oversight of electrical construction activities associated with the wind site including transmission lines, underground collection systems, substation, wind turbine foundation, and turbine access road installation. Reporting to the Construction Site Manager, this role will verify all electrical systems, workmanship and equipment are in compliance with codes, regulations, project specification, and Apex’s quality standards. Focus will be placed on ensuring a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound construction environment.

Our ideal candidate will come into this role with significant significant experience in a similar role responsible for the oversight of electrical construction activities at a utility-scale wind farm.

This position will require a flexible schedule that includes extended hours to include weekends, holidays, and evenings.

  • Hours: Full Time
  • Type: Exempt
  • Department: Project Management
  • Location: On Site near Harlingen, TX

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for oversight of electrical construction activities associated with the wind farm to include transmission lines, underground collection systems, substation, wind turbine foundation and turbine access road installation
  • Surveys and inspects the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and electrical components and equipment throughout various industrial applications and projects
  • Inspect, identify, and recommend repairs to defects in electrical systems
  • Conduct tool inspections for company and customer electrical tool trucks
  • Monitor and inspect workmanship and performance of electrical personnel and maintain quality code-compliant standards and continuous improvement
  • Effectively communicate issues, questions, or concerns to onsite personnel and to Electrical Services management and engineering personnel
  • Interpret regulations, Codes, and industry standards and properly apply them throughout inspections and surveys
  • Provide detailed field reports, paperwork and documentation
  • Read, understand and apply design/construction drawings and be able to understand design narratives and calculations
  • Responsible for helping to ensure site safety by ensuring electricity is safely utilized throughout all phases of construction
  • Verify all electrical systems, workmanship and equipment are in compliance with codes, regulations, project specification, and Apex’s quality standards
  • Demonstrates superior workmanship and quality in all work areas.
  • May act as the technical interface with the customer and with other Apex departments
  • Professional appearance and courteous behavior is required at all times.
  • Models a professional and positive work ethic.
  • Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment
  • Assist in other areas of the company and perform other duties as assigned

Location and Additional Details

This position may be in the Harlingen, Texas area, working directly at a utility-scale wind construction site.

While you are residing full-time at a project site, you will be provided with per diem in accordance with Apex’s policy, Apex will provide you with access to appropriate transportation for use on a project construction site, and you will be allowed reasonable travel expenses for trips home for a "long weekend off' once every month.

Upon commercial operation, this role is intended to continue at another construction site within our portfolio or temporarily at the Charlottesville offices.


Qualifications
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess a valid Certified Electrician Card and Licensed Journeyman Electrician
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role responsible for the oversight of electrical construction activities at a utility-scale wind farm
  • 5+ years overseeing the electrical construction activities associated with a wind farm to include transmission lines, underground collection systems, substation, wind turbine foundation and turbine access road installation
  • Extensive experience surveying and inspecting the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and electrical components and equipment throughout various industrial applications and projects
  • Extensive experience monitoring and inspecting workmanship and performance of electrical personnel and maintain quality code-compliant standards and continuous improvement
  • Possess a working knowledge of meters and instruments to conduct ground bed and ground equipment checks
  • Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to make electrical repairs so that customers can successfully pass electrical inspections
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess the ability to utilize a wide array of tools and diagnostic devices to effectively trouble-shoot; identify root cause; and recommend corrective action
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings, circuitry, and schematics
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule that include extended work hours with occasional weekend and call-out work
  • Must be dependable; trustworthy; and possess a positive and productive attitude
  • Must be able to work well independently and with others as part of a team
  • Location: Willing and able to work from the wind site in Harlingen, Texas
  • All employees hired after August 1, 2021 are required to submit proof of a COVID-19 vaccination on or before their start date unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and approved.

Additional Information


Work Environment:

Works primarily in an outdoor environment, occasionally at night, which may be noisy and fast paced and subject to inclement weather. Many tasks are repetitive in motion and include the use of electronic assembly equipment. Extended hours may be required to complete scheduled repairs.

How You’ll Grow

At Apex Clean Energy, our professional development plans focus on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the dynamic, fast-paced renewable energy industry. From on-the-job learning experiences to a robust multi-week onboarding experience to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

What Apex Can Offer You

At Apex Clean Energy, we know that great people make a great company. We value our people and offer employees a broad, best-in-class range of benefits.

  • A mission-driven, energetic environment that supports and encourages our people to do their best work every day.
  • A respect for and celebration of individuality, differences, and uniqueness
  • Collaborative and driven professional workforce committed to supporting your ideas and feedback and accelerating your potential
  • Ongoing support and guidance such as on-the-job learning, hands-on experience, and mentorship
  • Training, strategies, and tools to support your personal and professional growth
  • Team atmosphere of diverse professionals committed to making an impact as an organization
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to our local communities
  • Exceptional benefits such as medical and dental; 401(k) with corporate match
  • Base and bonus commensurate with experience
  • Responsible Paid Time Off plus standard company holidays
  • Benefits Offered: comprehensive high-deductible health plans, dental and vision insurance plans, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, 401(k) corporate matching, flexible spending arrangements, company paid parking and cell phone, fitness and wellness corporate discounts

Apex Clean Energy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.