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Electrical Superintendent, Vogtle

Requisition ID:  233993

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/23/2021

In August of 2017, Georgia Power selected Bechtel to complete the construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the U.S. in the last three decades and are currently the only new units being constructed in the country. 


At the peak of construction, this vital project will employ up to 5,000 on-site. These positions will include building tradespeople, engineers, field supervisors, construction and project managers, quality assurance professionals, safety professionals, procurement, subcontract specialists and many others. 


This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends, or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the facility is required. 


Role Overview: 

The Electrical Superintendent is responsible for supervising and directing operations within the applicable discipline. Supervises and directs superintendents, craft supervisors and others, as assigned. Ensures assigned construction operations and contractor's performance are in compliance with specifications and within schedules and budgets. Primarily reports to Building Superintendent for daily scheduled work priorities, coordination between other disciplines and assigned building-specific tasks. Also, reports functionally to Lead Electrical Discipline Superintendent for coordination of technical and site-specific prioritization of work activities and craft crew distribution. This position may be assigned to the night shift and will require working overtime 



  • Provides senior leadership for environmental, safety, health, injury/accident and fire prevention on the project. This includes safety orientation, preparation of safety procedures and leading direct hire safety meetings. 
  • Inspect building and area for unsafe conditions, behaviors and practices and take appropriate corrective action to mitigate and eliminate. 
  • Coordinate safety training and enforce safe work behaviors and practices at all times in conjunction with the Environmental Safety and Health Supervisor. 
  • Be the Champion for the ZERO Accident Program. Ensure that Bechtel Core processes and local/national safety codes, requirements and standards are being complied with within the assigned area of responsibility. 
  • Ensure the applicable design document for electrical commodities such as concrete, steel, architectural and excavation is provided to direct hire craft personnel to complete work, and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation. 
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and optimization of craft labor and maintaining the four-week look-ahead schedule for labor and equipment. 
  • Interface with Labor/Industrial Relations for craft recruitment and training programs. Approve workforce job requirements and review work accomplished by each craft. 
  • Review craft time records using established automated tools. 
  • Review and approve major equipment mobilization and demobilization. 
  • Responsible for implementing corporate project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned electrical work activities or applicable project-specific policies and procedures. 
  • Coordinate with the General Foreman and Foreman to hire electrical craft labor to execute work. 
  • Coordinate with other discipline superintendents with established building or area construction work activities and plans. 
  • Lead the preparation and implementation of the 3-week look-ahead and four-week rolling schedule and budget control with support from Field Engineering and Project Controls. 
  • Provide input to Field Engineering for quantity tracking application and report weekly installed quantities. 
  • Prepare material requisitions for tools and consumables and coordinate through Procurement to obtain these materials. 
  • Prepare reports and forecasts, including a summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecasts. 
  • Plan the manpower and equipment required to execute the job. 
  • Perform employee reviews and identify training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel. 
  • Perform other duties as required by Bechtel management. 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Level 1: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines from an accredited university as well as a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience, or 12 years of relevant experience in the absence of a degree. 
  • Level 2: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines from an accredited university as well as a minimum of 9 years of relevant work experience, or 15 years of relevant experience in the absence of a degree. 
  • Must possess legal right to work in the US without sponsorship 
  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walk downs which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs. 
  • Must be able to pass nuclear security screening requirements and be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to a nuclear power facility. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of EPC and EPCM construction programs, technologies, means and methods. 
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of supervisory functions relating to construction field activities. 
  • Working knowledge with ASME NQA-1 1994, 2008 and Addendum 2009. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) and commitment to a Zero Accident safety program. 
  • Intermediate to advanced experience in construction management of nuclear power and non-reactor nuclear facility EPC projects. 


BOPS Guidelines include the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position. Please refer to the Guidelines and ensure you meet the minimum requirements. 


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.

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