Substation Construction Inspector

Location: Vancouver, Washington
Date Posted: 03-22-2018
MacKay Sposito is seeking four full time Substation Construction Inspectors to join our team. We have substation projects in the various locations in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. These positions performs physical on-site observation, documentation, and inspection of electrical substation projects to assess and ensure compliance with applicable contract plans, specifications, codes and regulations. This position also requires communication of project information to clients, the general public, regulatory agencies, and other agencies, peers, and managers routinely.
Keys to Success:
  • Must have a working knowledge of electrical substation systems including steel structures, electrical equipment, foundations, grounding, stringing, etc.
  • Ability to work under the direction of a lead construction inspector.
  • Ability to effectively document the project through daily reports and photographs.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the project team including the owner, construction contractor, design team, and project stakeholders.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Seeks continual learning and improvement.
  • Requires demonstrated success in working independently to meet deadlines, act in an Owner’s Representative role, and execute a wide range of inspection activities reliably.
  • Requires ability to maintain composure while under pressure and remain flexible despite interruptions or changes.
  • Three years of work experience in construction inspection (civil, mechanical and/or electrical) or civil engineering role or 10 years of applicable trade experience is preferred.
  • Must have a current or be able to obtain prior to employment a BPA issued Restricted Electrical Workers Permit.
  • Must have proficiency in the following key areas:  Word processing, spreadsheet and email software; and higher math (trigonometry and geometry).
  • Must be able to walk, lift, carry, stoop, bend, twist and work in the outdoors on uneven surfaces routinely. Typical work day may include exposure to weather extremes and rough or uneven terrain.
  • Current driver’s license and good driving record required. Ability to be insured to drive company vehicles required.
Our Values:
At MacKay Sposito, we’re serious about our work, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We have a unique and diverse mix of employees who enjoy each other’s company. In addition to having first-rate technical skills, we search out people who are friendly, honest and dedicated to their work.
We believe in constructive candor with our clients - always telling the client everything they need to know to make fully informed decisions and within our relationships internally. By creating a positive, committed and supportive environment, we are able to challenge our people to be the best they can be, and to celebrate every success. 

About MacKay Sposito:
Providing consultation services to energy, public works and land development clients, MacKay Sposito’s expertise spans civil engineering, construction management and inspection, land surveying, planning and project management, and landscape architecture for both public and private sector.     

Whether connecting public and private sectors, helping our clients put together a complex mixed-use master plan development, getting power to a remote rural outpost, or improving a city’s facilities, MacKay Sposito is all about building lasting relationships and strong communities. At our core, we’re committed to honesty, dedication and relationships. These pillars make up the foundation of how we treat our people, and ultimately our clients.

We promise to challenge, inspire, and reward you.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are also an E-Verifying employer.

Successful employment at MacKay Sposito requires passing a pre-employment background check and drug screening.
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