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Construction Inspector/Observer

Utility  Amarillo, TX  Posted: 1/10/2024
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9 months

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We are searching for Construction Inspector/Observer - IV for an 8 months contract assignment.


This position is to inspect all aspects in the construction of a substation (i.e. ground grid, control wiring, steel, bus and all electrical equipment installations) Responsible for ensuring contract compliance is provided for contractors performing construction on the Owner's electric transmission system. The scope of work will vary from modifications on existing substations, construction of new substations, and generation & customer facilities.



Job Duties & Responsibilities:       


  • Able to inspect all aspects in the construction of a substation (i.e. ground grid, control wiring, steel, bus and all electrical equipment installations) 
  • Monitor electrical construction installations are completed in accordance with project documents and specifications. 
  • Monitor and prepare complete and accurate daily inspection reports with photographs 
  • Review discrepancies with appropriate parties.  
  • Observe that basic safety measures are in place.  
  • Validate quantities and unitized work tasks. 
  • Validate any contractor billable metrics (i.e., labor classifications & hours and equipment type & hours) 
  • Travel is required to assigned location:  KS and NM
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements


Qualifications / Education / Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 - 7 years' practical construction experience working around energized, high-voltage power lines and equipment in electrical substations.
  • Experience in the Electrical Utility Industry a plus Key Competencies
  • The ability to read plans and specifications: schematic diagrams, electrical diagram, metering diagrams, and equipment operation and maintenance manuals. 
  • A basic understanding of construction principles and techniques 
  • Ability to exhibit a professional demeanor to customers and other employees 
  • Verbal and written communication and presentation skills


Preferred Qualification: 

  • Journeyman substation

Apply now! BHI Energy’s Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans. BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.


Sally Raade


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