As the Safety Codes Officer (SCO)-Electrical, you will perform duties under the authority of the Safety Codes Act Bylaw
39M2018, Alberta Safety Codes Act, and Alberta Permit Regulation. This position reports to the Chief Electrical Inspector and follows directions from the Senior Safety Codes Officer. Primary duties include:
Help clients resolve issues related to design and construction of a building or building systems resulting from electrical infrastructure within the building or in public spaces.
Review thoroughly and work with existing inspection processes to ensure that the onsite electrical installation is consistent with approved electrical blueprints, drawings, documents and relevant acts, codes, standards, regulations, and bylaws. Summarize the findings and notify the client in the form of a SCO notice, email, or telephone call.
Assess permit values related to the electrical installation, work performed in relation to the electrical scope of the project and in compliance with bylaw 39M2018.
Acts as a Building Regulations technical assistance center (TAC) member answering phone/email and code related technical inquiries from the general public, building owners, contractors, trades and SCOs.
Enforce thorough legislation with persons and companies building and working without permits.
Ensure that unsafe conditions are identified and rectified within the timelines listed in the SCO notice; conduct follow up site inspections, investigations and interviews.
Process, review, and approve customer electrical code variance requests.