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Electrical Superintendent - Combined Cycle

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Date: Feb 5, 2021

Location: Bucks, AL, US, 36512

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : BVCI  

Req Id : 31427 

Job Title : Electrical Superintendent - Combined Cycle  

Location : PJBUCKS 


Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : Yes 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 


We are seeking a high-performing Electrical Superintendent that is self-motivated with accomplishing demanding deadlines and minimal supervision. This opportunity requires leading the project electrical subcontractor as well as having the ability to quickly learn various processes regarding our company policies & practices as well as our software programs.

This construction professional will be working at our combined cycle project in Bucks, Alabama with the assignment duration estimated for 2 years.


BVCI, a proud part of the BV family of companies, offers union shop construction services for on-time, on-budget project delivery.


Our professionals deliver solid dependable solutions for industrial construction projects of all sizes, enabling us to provide leading construction services for our clients. Together, we have an integrated approach to project execution with an emphasis on safety, quality, cost, and schedule.


We work with our clients on EPC as well as construction-only projects. We self-perform projects by executing direct hire labor as well as utilizing subcontractor elements. We continue to expand our services offered and build our project backlog.


Now is the time to work at BVCI!

Job Summary

Interfacing with and monitoring assigned Subcontractor Supervision and Field Engineering of craft labor and performance. Ensures adherence of Subcontractors to the company’s defined safety, quality, schedule and performance expectations. Provides the Subcontractors’ craft supervisors with information and technical direction required to complete the project safely, timely and in a high-quality manner. Ensures schedule and project expectations are clearly defined to the Subcontractors. Ensures schedule requirements are communicated to all levels of craft discipline. Coordinates interpretation of technical requirements. Provides technical data and information as required to the Subcontractors supervision. Ensures compliance by Subcontractor to all standards, procedures, and contractual commitments within the bounds of all applicable policies.  Responsible for ensuring that daily project execution is in line with BVCI’s National Construction/Maintenance and Project Labor Union Agreements. Responsible for understanding all Local Union agreements pertaining to the project and for establishing a working relationship with the Local Union BA and Site Job Steward. Responsible for ensuring uninterrupted workflow at union interface points.


*** This position is not available for visa sponsorship.

*** This professional may have their home base anywhere within the U.S. due to being a Field position with high travel/mobilization requirements. Meaning this position will spend the majority of working time at the assigned project location for the duration of the project assignment requiring long-term temporary living local to the project site.


Key Responsibilities

•        Monitors, verifies and reports on construction activities for compliance with the CPM schedule; tracks and reports on completion of project schedule activities and commodity installation.

•        Promotes BVCI’s concern for the safety and welfare of all our employees.

•        Assists subcontractors in resolving problems and reports on issues related to drawings and information, schedule, quality, quantity tracking, cost reporting, and safety.

•        Monitors discipline construction productivity, progress, and cost.

•        Reports to the project Construction Manager and Field Project Controls Manager.

•        Takes necessary actions to maintain targets.

•        Conducts subcontractor meetings to review/assist in daily, weekly, and monthly planning.

•        Develops and monitors 3 Week Look Ahead Schedule for assigned work scope using fragnet scheduling.

•        Develops corrective plan to ensure progress and productivity targets are met.

•        Verifies that all material, manpower and other resources needed to support the 3 Week Look Ahead Schedule are available and on site.

•        Develops, monitors, and reports on completion of subcontractor punch list activities.

•        Maintains a daily log for site records.

•        Reviews all subcontractor timesheets, installed quantity reports, and progress payment requests.

•        Monitors supplier Technical Service Representative (supplier) daily log and reviews/approves their timesheets.

•        Communicates and coordinates assigned subcontractor(s) daily and weekly work plans with other discipline Superintendents and the Construction Manager.

•        Monitors assigned subcontractor(s) for compliance with subcontract scope and schedule requirements.

Additional Responsibilities

•        Develops a stable working relationship with assigned subcontractor(s).

•        Assists Field Subcontract Administrator in the preparation of all extra work authorization requests (RFMPs/WAs).

•        Assists the Construction Engineer in the compilation of or answering Contractor Information Requests.

•        Responsible for compiling and answering CIRs if required.

•        Administers the execution of work packages and equipment installation.

•        Develops and distributes a Job Hazard Analysis for major erection packages within scope.

•        Identifies Potential back-charges and out of scope issues/reports to the Construction Manager. 

•        Supports commercial recovery process.

•        Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management to direct reports.

•        Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.

•        Implements & maintains the project QA/QC program

•        Attendance to the morning JSA meetings

•        Leads team in the STEP program (Safety Through Everyone’s Participation)

•        Performs majority of responsibilities on construction site(s), spending ~20% of work time in the field office.

•        Supervises subcontractors, superintendents, and construction engineers.

Management Responsibilities

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Preferred Qualifications

•        IBEW affiliation/JATC

•        5+ years’ construction experience as a Superintendent or Field Engineer on equivalently-sized projects.

•        OSHA 30 certification 

•        Thorough understanding of national electrical code (NEC and 70E), lock-out/tag-out, as well as OSHA standards.

•        Experience with QA/QC construction programs

•        Experience leading subcontract work.

•        Construction Management or Engineering degree.

•        Completion of cost control, back charges, and work schedule training.

•        Completion of construction management and contract administration training.

Preferred Skills

•        Budget and Cost Control Skills

•        Industrial relations knowledge for recognizing and resolving potential labor issues

•        Understands QA/QC programs

•        Knowledge of Company construction guides and manuals

•        Construction safety awareness and comprehension

•        Conflict Management Skills

•        Multi-tasking Ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work)

•        Problem-solving Skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve)

•        Project Management Skills

•        Communication Skills

•        Constructability Knowledge within discipline & other disciplines

•        Conceptual Planning Ability

•        Legal Contract understanding (EPC / Subcontracts)

•        Leadership Ability / Skills

•        Advanced Organizational, Administrative, Communication and Interpersonal Skills

•        Human Relations Skills

•        Risk Assessment/Management

•        Cost Code Labor Productivity Systems

•        Time Reporting Policies and Procedures

•        Construction Guides and Standards

•        Computer Skills

Minimum Qualifications

5+ years experience of construction field leadership on equivalent projects. Valid Driver's License. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


OSHA 30 or NCCER Safety certification required to perform on BVCI construction sites (power projects).

•        If candidate does not have desired certification, one of these certifications must be achieved within the first 90 days of employment.

           o        BVCI sponsored

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:
• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. 
• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
• See and hear naturally or with correction.   
• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties. 
• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure. 
• Requires repetitive movement. 
• May require work above 5 feet in height.
• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds. 
• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions. 


Work Environment:
• Typical construction site environment:  
• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions. 
• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc. 
• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions 
• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. 
• Work around hazardous equipment.
• Typical office environment.
• This position is considered a safety sensitive position. 


Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade


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