Lead Electrical Superintendent

Requisition ID:  254586

Requisition Posting End Date: 02/09/2023

Bechtel Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Position Summary

Assigned to the Construction organization in a supervisory capacity. Responsible for supervising and directing operations of construction craft personnel.  Ensures assigned construction operations are performed safely, in compliance with specifications and within budget and schedules. Performs general functions inherent in all supervisory construction (field) positions.



  • Responsible for field construction operations within Electrical discipline
  • Determines workforce requirements, coordinates established area operational plans, schedules work to be performed, and reviews work accomplished by each craft
  • Monitors work activities and ensures the quality of work performed
  • Ensures the most current design document is used to complete the work and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation
  • Approves craft time records using established automated tools
  • Prepares reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecast
  • Monitors tool usage on the site, prepares Field Material Requisitions for tools and consumables, and ensures that the crafts have the tools they require to be productive
  • Monitors the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications and schedules
  • Responsible for the implementation of corporate/project policies, procedures, and instructions within assigned operations
  • Coordinates activities with other disciplines or areas and clients’ resident representatives, as instructed by construction management
  • Performs employee reviews and identifies training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel
  • Ensures that Bechtel and local/national safety codes, requirements, and standards are being complied with within assigned area of responsibility
  • Ensures the Zero Accident Philosophy is incorporated into every aspect of construction operations; actively participates in scheduled safety meetings
  • Implements Six Sigma tools, analysis, and decision making in the execution of duties


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Knowledge of a single or multi-discipline construction or engineering operation
  • Knowledge of the Project ES&H Handbook, the Supervisors ES&H Manual, the Project Safety Management Plan, the Bechtel Core Processes, and Zero Accident Philosophy
  • Knowledge of the Six Sigma program tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge of supervisory functions relating to field activities
  • Knowledge of Standard Work Process Procedures (SWPPs)
  • Computer literate in Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications in accordance with current Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAP) standards
  • Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment
  • Knowledge of the use of subcontracts, and the contractor and subcontractor’s responsibilities contained in subcontract documents
  • Experience working with supervising and administering subcontractors and/or Direct Hire workforce
  • Experience working with supervising USA Building Trades Unions

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.