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Quality Assurance Inspector

Date:  Jun 17, 2022
Job ID:  2957

Seattle, WA, US, 98103 Kent, WA, US, 98032 Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Bellevue, WA, US, 98005 Bothell, WA, US, 98011

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities:  Field Based

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Customer Init & Continuous Improvement team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Quality Assurance Inspector position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

Reviews and evaluates projects on PSE’s energy delivery system for conformance with company standards and procedures.  Ensures that all standards are adhered to in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the energy delivery system.  Enforces company standards through proper communication channels with contractor construction management, contractor quality control management, and PSE elements as necessary.  Identifies inspection needs and coordinates with appropriate project personnel.


Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct.  Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Documents inspection findings for specific projects. 
  • Responsible for assignments based upon the workload and requirements of the organization. 
  • Responsible for multiple project areas covering larger scale NCC projects and filling in for absences of other QA&I personnel.   
  • Responsible for variety of project types to include simple site installations, larger scale NCC projects and review of O&M work. 
  • Responsible for significant amount of field presence and travel within the company operations area.
  • Responsible for periodic weekends and evening work may be required.
  • Responsible for communicating with crews and appropriate management personnel any deviations from approved installation, operation or maintenance.  Provides concise descriptions of both deficiencies and remedial actions taken.
  • Identifies track and report on construction and maintenance issues and trends.  Communicates inspection results with contractor quality control management, PSE Contract Management, PSE Standards & Compliance and other PSE departments as necessary. 
  • Works within a team environment to achieve an optimum quantity, variety and level of inspection.
  • Recognizes immediate and long-range effects of design defects, poor construction practices and product problems.
  • Identifies preemptive solutions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of PSE infrastructure, construction specification and work practices normally achieve through demonstrated education, training or advanced level of work experience.
  • Construction and/or O&M inspection experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communications.
  • Ability to perform conformance audits and inspections.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills, utilization and file management.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in various Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Proficient in the use of digital cameras and camera software.
  • Experience in SAP, CLX, and Image Site.
  • Familiarity with state and federal regulations pertaining to utility operations and general industry.

Additional Information

This position is eligible to work at any one of our offices in Washington state.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle