Avista Corp

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Posted Title Lead Electrical Contract Crew Inspector
Company/Division Avista
Salary DOQ
Requisition Number 18-0182
Closing Date 07/19/18
Location Mission
City Spokane
State WA
Job Description Join our team in Asset Maintenance for a chance to make a meaningful impact for Avista’s customers through programmatic management and upgrades of our electrical distribution system. This highly-collaborative team is focused on increased reliability, system efficiency and automation capabilities. This position supports meeting project management objectives and business goals. The Lead Construction Inspector directs, controls, and coordinates contract work. This position oversees inspection work with a team of internal and external inspectors. As needed, the Lead Construction Inspector Coordinator facilitates crew onboarding, highlighting safety expectations and Avista practices/standards. As a standards subject matter expert, this position provides technical assistance to the Asset Maintenance team.

To Apply: Please complete an online application and attach your cover letter and resume.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug test.

Requirements Five or more years of inspection experience in construction and/or 10 or more years with electric utility operations, construction practices and standards experience. Prefer leadership experience as a foreman or general foreman. Knowledge of electric line construction maps and drawings, basic electricity, line safety, right of way and accounting procedures. Experience and understanding of job estimating, bidding, negotiation, contract administration and managing projects. Experience with customers. Understanding of state, national and federal codes and regulations, computer applications including work management and financial systems software, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Valid driver’s license. Other combinations of education/experience may be considered.
  • Avista is committed to the goal of Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, sensory, mental or physical disability (unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification), Veteran status or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.
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    Avista will make reasonable accommodation to assist a qualified person with a disability in the job application, interview process, and to perform the essential functions of the job whenever possible, where undue hardship would not be created for Avista. Please let us know if you would like assistance.
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