Electrical Inspector – High Voltage

MacKay Sposito is seeking full time High Voltage Electrical Inspectors to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity for electrical construction experience or experience in related engineering fields including electrical and civil. You must be comfortable with navigating and understanding project specifications and blueprints/drawings. Ideal candidates will be excellent communicators and have excellent computer skills. This position performs physical on-site observation, documentation, and inspection of electrical substation, transmission, and distribution projects to assess and ensure compliance with applicable project plans, specifications, codes and regulations. Non compliant items discovered during inspection are communicated in real time with contractors. This position also requires routine communication of project information to clients, regulatory agencies, peers, and managers.

Why join the MacKay Sposito team?

  • A people-first culture – We are dedicated to our employees and their families. We want to do what’s best for them, and their well-being helps drive our business decisions.
  • Excellent reputation – Through our nearly 50-year history, MacKay Sposito has built and maintained an excellent reputation in our community, and with our clients and business partners. You’ll be joining a team with a strong foundation and reputation that you can be proud to be part of.
  • We give back to the community – MacKay Sposito and our employees believe in giving back to the communities we serve. As a firm, we supported a host of local organizations focusing on our community pillars of veterans and youth. Our team members volunteer as commissioners, committee and board members, youth coaches, and a host of other volunteer positions and initiatives.

Keys to Success:

  • Ideal candidates will be either a journeyman wireman or a journeyman lineman or have a degree in engineering, construction management, and/or 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 as well as alone.
  • 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.


  • Prefer a degree in construction management or engineering degree in related field (electrical, mechanical, or civil) or journey level craft person in electrical field.
  • Substation, distribution, and transmission power line experience preferred
  • Must have proficiency in the following key areas: Word processing, spreadsheet and email software.
  • 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 the team and their work.

We believe in constructive candor with our clients and colleagues – sharing our full knowledge and expertise to allow for fully informed decisions. 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:

With a diversified portfolio of business segments including civil engineering, landscape architecture, land surveying, construction management, environmental services, and entitlement and planning services, coupled with our strategic mix of public and private clients, we are well-positioned for stability and growth.

MacKay Sposito is about building lasting relationships and strong communities, whether it’s connecting public and private sectors, helping our clients plan and design a complex mixed-use master plan development, powering a remote rural outpost, or improving a city’s facilities. 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 encourage you to ask around about us. Do some digging. We’re confident that you’ll want to learn more. And we look forward to talking with you about a future with MacKay Sposito.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as various market and business considerations.

The wage range for this position is $40.00 – $52.00/hr depending on experience and placement in a Electrical Construction Inspector 1-5 dictated by client needs/requirements.

Full time employees receive a well rounded benefit package including access to our company sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, and Supplemental Life Insurance plans. 100% company paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability coverage. Employees are eligible to participate in our company 401k plan with up to a 4% match Additionally, employees also receive paid vacation time, paid sick time, and 11 paid holidays. MacKay Sposito pays for expenses associated with licensure as well as annual profit sharing bonuses.

Employment requires passing a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

As a federal Contractor we participate in E-Verify and are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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