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Date:  Jun 7, 2024
Req ID:  39739

Fayetteville, AR, US, 72701

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $40,340

Position Number: 22134001 
County: Benton; Boone; Carroll; Crawford; Franklin; Johnson; Logan; Madison; Newton; Pope; Pulaski; Scott; Sebastian; Washington; Yell 
Posting End Date: June 18, 2024 
Anticipated Starting Salary: $40,340 
Code Enforcement - Electrical Division 


This position will be based in Northwest Arkansas but will provide inspection coverage statewide.


Applicants must be a minimum of a Journeyman with 5 years' experience. Must pass the Master's test within one year.


***Electrician with a Master Electrician License is preferred


Typical Job Functions: Observes workers and verifies proper licensure for work being performed, ensures journeyman/apprentice ratios are appropriate on jobs being performed, investigates accidents to ascertain causes for use in recommending preventive measures, inspects wiring and installation of equipment and fixtures such as switches, circuit breakers and fuse boxes for conformance to specifications and national, state or local electrical codes.  Assists city inspectors as requested, tests areas for proper grounding, strapping of conduits and terminations of conductors, prepares reports of all findings, citing articles and sections of code violations found, recommends corrective action for violations found, frequent in-state travel with overnight travel, attends a minimum of 12 hours required training per year, provide testimony inboard and/or court hearings as necessary.

The mission of the Department of Labor and Licensing is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public and the wage earners of Arkansas through the administration, enforcement and provision of services related to licensing, permitting, code enforcement, and employment as authorized by Arkansas law.

Position Information

Class Code: X065C

Grade: GS07


Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00


The Labor Inspector is responsible for inspecting facilities within the state for compliance in the areas of elevator, building, boiler, fire, and electrical codes depending on assignment. This position is governed by state and federal laws, applicable state and national codes and standards, and agency/institution policy.


Checks design, blueprints, and engineer's calculations for code compliance and use of code approved materials. Conducts inspections at construction sites to ensure code compliance and notes any items for corrective action by contractors. Prepares inspection reports and issues/denies operating permits. Conducts routine annual and/or semi-annual inspections and verifies that all operating controls and required safety devices are in place and in good working order and that a licensed operator is on duty if required. Approves or disapproves license renewals and recommends necessary repairs and/or corrections. Prepares written reports of all inspections performed, listing any defects, code violations, or unsafe conditions. Investigates complaints of equipment performance, accidents, or possible unsafe conditions and documents findings. Performs other duties as assigned.


Frequent travel within an assigned area and exposure to weather elements and construction sites is required. Occasional climbing of ladders and or stairs at construction sites is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state and federal health and safety laws and regulations. Knowledge of applicable American National Standards Institute (ANSI) codes and standards. Ability to conduct on-site inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and standards. Ability to review reports for accuracy and completeness. Ability to investigate complaints of equipment performance or unsafe conditions, document findings and recommend corrective action. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal educational equivalent of a high school diploma; completion of a journeyman's program in selected area; plus three years of experience in safety inspections and investigations. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


Must be certified in appropriate inspection area by Arkansas Department of Labor.

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville