John Pickrell

Building/Electrical Inspector

After graduating from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1972, John attended Daviess County Vocational School and studied courses in refrigeration, residential and industrial electricity.

John Pickrell

John Pickrell - Building/Electrical Inspector

John worked as an electrician from 1972 to 1984, installing electrical work in residential, commercial and industrial applications, passing the journeyman electrical exam in 1976. In 1984, John was employed by General Electric Company as an electrical and air conditioning technician. In 1999, John passed the master electrician exam and currently holds a master electrician’s license.

John was employed by the Owensboro Metropolitan Planning Commission March 25, 1996 as a Building and Electrical Inspector. Upon his employment, John achieved the Commonwealth of Kentucky requirements to be certified as:

  • Electrical Inspector
  • One and Two Family Dwelling Inspector
  • Level I Building Inspector
  • Level II Building Inspector

John is an active member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and Code Administrators Association of Kentucky, and successfully meets the continuing education requirements each year as required by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Duties include the daily supervision of field electrical inspectors, coordination with Kentucky Electrical Licensing Requirements, and making inspections for compliance with the applicable building and electrical codes during all phases of construction for residential, commercial and industrial projects.

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