Electrical Superintendent

General Summary: Superintendents report to a Supervisor, or the person designated by the Supervisor and are responsible for themanagement of assigned jobs and/or work orders to ensure they are being performed in accordance with existing company policies and procedures. They are responsible for assisting in the achievement of their division’s aims, goals and objectives while operating within company guidelines. Work will consist of installation, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors and associated materials and equipment within the commercial, industrial and residential electrical construction industry. The responsibilities set forth include but are not limmited to the following: 


Must be able to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, perform a variety of duties which may change often. Must use reason and logic, perform arithmetical operations rapidly and accurately, see detail in objects or drawings and recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings, and picture flat drawings as 3-dimensional objects. Is directly responsible for work layout, leading and working along with a crew, and assuring that materials/tools/equipment, and information are on the job site in the proper places, ahead of time. 

Plan new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and national and local codes. 

Prepare sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follow diagrams or blueprints, insuring that work is installed as required. 

Observe functions of installed equipment or system to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. 

Repair faulty equipment or systems. 

Personnel responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Recommend or initiate personnel actions (promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures). 

Analyze and resolve work problems, and/or assist workers in solvingwork problems. 

May train new workers. 

Interpret company policies to workers. 

Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assign duties. 

Monitor the work being performed and direct the crew. 

Monitor and control the assignment of foremen to projects. 

Complete required paperwork ( time sheets, safety reports, accident reports, etc.). 

Requisition, and inspect materials. 

May be required to do a re-estimate. 

Schedule the work according to the pace of the job and other trades 

Monitor and control the Company’s established policies concerning the Company’s Substance Abuse Program (SAP), vehicle usage, Hazardous Communication Program (HCP) and Quality Assurance Program (QAP). 

Specific Position Requirements: 

Licenses - Current state driver’s license if required by job conditions; applicable federal, state and local licenses as required by job conditions or by the company. 

Certifications - Applicable federal, state and local certifications as required by job conditions or by the company. 

Education - High School Graduate, holder of G.E.D., or equivalent Watson training. 

Experience - Required or necessary experience and/or training to assure all aspects of position are performed efficiently and productively while operating in accordance with policies and procedures of the company. 

Working Conditions: 

Job requires working in all elements, depending on job location, time of year, heat, cold, rain, snow. 

Must be able to utilize construction site sanitary facilities (Porta-Johns). 

Job requires employee to have required personal tools with him at all times (waist tool belt as worn weighs approximately 30 lbs). 

Work from all types of ladders (up to 14’) and carry/relocate up to 12’ step ladder unassisted. 

Employee’s personal weight and personal tools cannot exceed weight limit of ladder. 

Perform work at various heights, up to 90’ from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, cat walks or other safe work areas. 

Work in restricted areas(switch gear room, manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attics). 

Wear personal protective equipment as required in Safety Handbook. 

Able to work 40 hours per week, overtime as required, night shifts; work out of townif needed. 


Plan, direct, and coordinate an entire activity or the activities of others. 

Evaluate information and analyze problems logically to develop solutions. 

Express ideas clearly to others. 

Work with figures quickly and easily. 

Deal with people in actual job duties beyond giving and receiving instructions. 

Work independently. 

Understand the meanings and relationships of words and use language effectively. 

Work with numbers accurately to review budgets, materials, and time schedules. 

Make decisions based on personal judgments. 

Perform a variety of duties which may change often. 

Deal with people in actual job duties and have agreeable working relationships. 

See details and recognize errors in written material, numbers, charts, ortables. 

Communicate effectively. 

Comprehend and practice safe work procedures as outlined in Company Safety Handbook. 

Operate company vehicles with manual and automatic transmission. 

Positively identify colors of wires. 

Comprehend reading and drawing prints and schematics of same. 

Bend conduit by hand with hand benders. 

Must have the ability to use required power tools 

Operate equipment, trenchers, lift trucks, etc. in a safe manner. 

Capable of digging trenches, either by use of hand tools or power equipment. 

Operate two handed tools and equipment as required. 

Read and interpret maps, instructional manuals, specifications, work site directions, blue prints and written instructions. 

Operate and work from mechanical personnel lifts(electric or gas powered). 

Work energized circuits and equipment as outlined in Safety Policy. 

Supervise assigned job site employees to complete project. 

Physical Function: 

Hear and see well (either naturally or with correction). 

Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crawl, climb, kneel, balance, push, pull and reach over head. 

Lift objects weighing up to 100 pounds, with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds. 

Constantly move on feet. 

Climb ladders(all types). 

Complete overhead work for full day assignments. 

Must be able to make transition from employee parking area or street into construction work areas and to gain access to all levels of the building, even if the only means of access is by O.S.H.A. approved site construction ladder, or stairs still under construction but acceptable for use. 

Responsible for securing tools and materials from storage areas to complete assigned tasks. 

Repetitive use of arms, hands and fingers. 

(This description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not be interpreted as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day). 

Watson Electrical Construction Co, LLC is an equal opportinity employer. 

Company Name:
Watson Electrical
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Raleigh, North Carolina
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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