Purpose of Position:

The Superintendent is responsible for overseeing the installation, alteration, repair, replacement and maintenance of electrical systems, conductors, and associated materials and equipment. This position requires proper planning and coordination to ensure labor, materials, tools, and equipment are present in order to meet or exceed strict daily and weekly project(s) deadlines. This position may be responsible for multiple projects. This position mainly reports to the assigned Project Manager. The Project Superintendent shall maintain appropriate relationships with client contacts in order to assure their satisfaction with work performed and to further this work. This position requires an individual who is a team player with strong inter-personal and organizational skills, effective attention to detail skills, the ability to problem solve, juggle multiple projects and adjust work accordingly to adapt to tight deadlines. This position requires a continual “Can Do” attitude and displays a professional image. Only CESG qualified and authorized electricians, accordance with the NFPA 70-E, may work on or near any energized circuits or equipment, including working within the limited approach boundary.

Job Functions:

Daily or Frequently (Essential Functions):

  1. Demonstrates safe working procedures, reports and, when possible, corrects unsafe working conditions and practices
  2. Adheres to and enforces all CESG EH&S policies and procedures, including but not limited to local, state, and federal laws.
  3. Directs work of Helpers, Electricians, and Foreman assigned to their job
  4. Lays out and plans work in advance in accordance with job schedules, plans and specifications
  5. Sets up the job office and equipment trailers and see that permits, labor notices, safety rules, company, state, and federal regulations are posted in a conspicuous place
  6. Ensures that safety and health requirements are followed by CESG workers and subcontractor crews
  7. Ensures safety and other company mandated messages are properly delivered to work crews as instructed by the Company
  8. Shall promptly report work related injuries/illnesses and conduct thorough investigations in accordance with CESG EH&S reporting and conducting investigations.
  9. Ascertains that safety barricades are in proper place, safety lights properly operating, tools are secure, and good housekeeping is kept on their assigned job site(s)
  10. Maintains a productive working relationship with the Project Manager, seeking his/her assistance in the scheduling of materials, equipment and subcontractors and assisting with change order estimates
  11. Attends pre-construction and construction meetings, taking notes on areas that may present a future problem and present to the Project Manager for consultation
  12. Ensures that all change orders are properly executed and indicated on as-built plans
  13. Assists Management in estimating percent completion of each item for monthly invoicing and of labor for each job cost report and notifies Management of unforeseen problems which may develop
  14. Maintains good relationships with inspectors, architects, subcontractors and other key people connected with the project
  15. Creates / completes short term interval (look ahead) schedules and pre-task plans
  16. Reviews attendance daily and submits time sheets and PTO requests to Payroll on time each week
  17. Schedules job-site inspections and participates in “walk-throughs” and assists inspectors on their project reviews when necessary
  18. Attends job meetings, coordinates with other trades and owner representatives
  19. Completes and maintains company required files, forms and documents using software programs as required, such as Excel, Word, and/or Outlook
  20. Coordinates delivery, pick-up, and maintenance of heavy equipment on the project and supervises effective utilization
  21. Orders and tracks material
  22. Evaluates abilities and work ethic of direct reports
  23. Ensures employees under his/her supervision maintain CESG minimum tool list
  24. Responsible to ensure satisfactory sanitation facilities are available for his/her workers
  25. Operates manual and automatic transmission vehicles

Functions Performed Often, or As Needed:

  • Supervises and may be required to perform all functions of lower level classifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  1. Skilled at using basic office/business equipment and communication devices such as cell phone, personal computer, fax, scanner, office printer, etc.
  2. Has basic office computer skills and familiar with programs, such as Outlook, Excel, Word
  3. Recognizes the importance of keeping employee pay and personal information private
  4. Communication skills to interpret construction and safety signage, to acknowledge and alert others of safety hazards, and to take and/or give verbal and written instructions
  5. Able to read and interpret blueprints (all trades) and specifications for advanced work layout and planning
  6. Has a working knowledge of and the ability to refer to current National Electrical Code
  7. Able to positively identify colors of wires
  8. Travel to new job sites as business operations require
  9. Work required schedule (may be required to work nights and weekends to meet construction deadlines or handle emergencies)
  10. Understand and perform basic math functions and tape measurement
  11. Identify and use electrical hand tools and basic power tools properly
  12. Work in all elements (heat, cold, rain, snow, etc.) daily
  13. Work in restricted areas, often in cramped places that require getting into awkward positions (switchgear room, manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attics, etc.)
  14. Perform work at heights from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, cat walks, roofs, or other areas occasionally or as job requires
  15. Perform work from all types of ladders (step ladders up to 14’, “A” frame ladders and all sizes of extension ladders), and carry and relocate up to 12’ step ladder by one’s self; for this reason, employee’s personal weight and personal tools cannot exceed weight limit of ladder (Class 1-250 lbs., Class 1A-300 lbs.)
  16. Must be able to use construction site sanitary facilities (Porta-Johns), if needed
  17. Make transition from employee parking area into construction work areas and to gain access to all levels of building, even if the only means is by OSHA approved site construction ladder or stairs still under construction but acceptable to use

Education, Experience, and/or Prerequisites Required:

  1. Should have a minimum of ten (10) or more years of proven electrical experience (industrial/commercial)
  2. Electrical licensure is strongly preferred for this position.
  3. High School education, High School graduate, or GED or Vocational Background preferred
  4. Must possess appropriate state driver’s license if designated as a “driver” in accordance with CESG Operation of Company Vehicles program.
  5. Must be able to arrive and depart to and from the jobsites (mode of transportation)
  6. Pass all criminal record and drug testing requirements of the job
  7. Must meet minimum job specific standard (JST) that replicate the essential functions of this position
  8. Complete on-the-job training, as required
  9. Must have the ability to read and write (English) to effectively communicate


Department: Field Electrical
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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