Electrical Superintendent

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18

Position Description: Leads, directs and coordinates

Reports To: Project Manager, Project Executive

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:

Specifically relating to the electrical systems (e.g. HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Low-Voltage, Fire Sprinkler)

  • Developing a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the contract documents (including Turner’s contract, plans, specifications and applicable codes)
  • Leading, supervising and developing all Turner MEP staff, including providing input on or completing performance appraisals.
  • Acting as primary liaison and developing and maintaining relationships with engineers, design consultants, subcontractors, suppliers, inspectors, and owner’s representatives.
  • Managing activities of Engineer-MEP, Superintendent-MEP, and subordinates.
  • Managing the overall MEP preconstruction and procurement, budget, quality, safety, engineering, coordination, scheduling, installation, commissioning, and close-out processes.
  • Ensure strict adherence to ethics and compliance requirements at all times.
  • Creating schedules and determining sequencing of work. Developing and implementing recovery strategies to maintain project schedule and budget.
  • Communicating with owners and architects/engineers in connection with field issues. Investigating and resolving such issues.
  • Managing the billing process as it relates to work-in-place and overseeing the monthly estimate of work completed, payrolls, material invoices and subcontractor payment applications.
  • Managing the work to ensure that it is installed in compliance with and conforms to the approved contract documents.
  • Working with the Engineer on the coordination effort for all mechanical and electrical systems, equipment and piping layouts for all trades on a master coordination set of drawings and 3D model securing the approval of the architects and engineers.
  • Leading project inspections, startup, commissioning, turnover and training process, and punchlist required for acceptance and handover of all the systems.
  • Coordinating, directing, and monitoring the activities of subcontractors and suppliers, to ensure conformance with plans, specifications, local and national codes.
  • Reviewing project changes in conjunction with the Project Engineer.
  • Keeping detailed daily records of MEP’s tradecontractors’ work progress.
  • Participating in preconstruction efforts (e.g. constructability, logistics).     

  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or at least four years of formal engineering or architectural experience and a minimum of six years of mechanical/electrical/plumbing constructionexperiencerequired, or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Knowledge of building construction, means and methods, scheduling and cost control procedures, general contract, general conditions, subcontract documents, drawings and specifications. Specific knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical systems. Thorough knowledge of building information modeling (BIM) and its use in coordination of the MEP systems and other project systems. Proven written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the duties will occasionally require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear (bells, whistles, etc.), stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

    Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.

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