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#16600 - 11/13/02 02:58 PM INSPECTION DAILY
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fellow inspectors, how many inspections do you average per week ? .. my average is 50-75
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#16601 - 11/14/02 02:57 PM Re: INSPECTION DAILY
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I only get to inspect service entrances. I only do them if I have time, so I average about 2 a week.

MJ, how do you do it? There must not be any paperwork involved with your inspections. The forms I fill out take 10 minutes. Not to mention drive time (very rural, up to 45 minutes one way).
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#16602 - 11/14/02 05:17 PM Re: INSPECTION DAILY
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Oh well...the "Boss" wants 15 in 8 hrs.
Sometimes??? you get 12, once got 18, maximum the computer allows is 15 (Girls "add" sometimes, or the "chosen ones" get spec treatment)
Chief says "quality vs Quantity"....
I usually do what they give me...
Depends on what you have to inspect...
Resi HVAC units, resi services, resi McMansions (rough/final) the big house on the hill (14000 SF) the 100K+SF warehouse/office/plant, a resi furnace replacement, an in ground pool (trench/bond/rough/final), gas station, cell towers, gensets, 4000 amp services, burg/fire alarms, and a any other possible thing you can think of.

Then, go back to the office, do the paperwork, file the tech cards, do the Cut-In cards, answer the phone, price permits, pull the tech cards for the next day, and do plan review.

Thank God I only work two 8 hour days a week
QUALITY!

Love it...
John
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#16603 - 11/15/02 04:54 PM Re: INSPECTION DAILY
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Tom, i use (1) form for all daily inspections,type of inspection, location, time, pass or fail, comment section.i dont give electrical instruction, just: pass/fail, call back for re-inspection for an extra service fee. i have been in the electrical field for over twenty years,i inspect rough-ins, temp power, just routine, finals when called for.a quick walk thru checking for proper material,workmanship, and code compliance , takes about 20 to 30 min for each location . i take app from 7a to 8a, coffee break 805a 830a at my usual location.845 to 1145 in the field,
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#16604 - 11/15/02 04:58 PM Re: INSPECTION DAILY
Tom Offline
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MJ,

Cool. Can I work for you?

Around here, I have to give some guidance to the installer (non-electrician) although I won't tell them how to do something I will suggest a couple of ways that it should be done. You could end up with some spare ventilation holes in your body if you're not careful.

Tom
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#16605 - 11/15/02 05:00 PM Re: INSPECTION DAILY
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1pm, back on the job till 4pm, so tom it all in how you schedule the inspections...
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