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Electrical Superintendent I

Electrical Superintendent I

Job area Project management Location US Remote, United States of America Contract type Full time

Overview:
Vanderlande’s Site Management Department is responsible for the Installation and project
execution of Material Handling Systems, Warehouse Automation and Parcel Sortation systems
for our customers throughout North America. The increasing number of new projects and their
geographical spread means the team is growing and expanding. You will report hierarchically to
the Construction Manager. In this position, you will be working within a Site Management
project team to manage the installation of automation or parcel sortation system.  You will be
responsible for overseeing an installation crew working on a section of the project, ensuring the
installation is performed safely while maintaining compliance with quality standards, project
specifications, and technical requirements. 

Position Summary:
You will be overseeing and running Major Projects with 100 plus installers with the support of
supplemental Superintendents and Foreman. You will provide detailed instructions to the crew
members based on engineering drawings and resolve or escalate any discrepancies in the
customer standards, provided drawings or other information. You are proactive in reporting
and resolving logistic, technical or organizational problems and have good communication with
the customer about progress, out of scope work, non-conformities, timely payments and all
other site related issues. This role is up to 100% travel and  are expected to work 55 to 60 hours
per week with overtime after 40 hours worked. 

Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities): 
• Directly responsible for leading and managing crews with over 100 installers
• Managing large projects totaling $20-100M
• Engage in an active role with onsite vendors to supplement the electrical installation
• Coordinate with Electrical Supervisor to lay out project work and ensure that materials,
tools, equipment, etc. are scheduled in a timely manner to meet scope, budget and
project construction schedules
• Coordinate with the Electrical Supervisor and customers to lay out locations of electrical
equipment and devices
• Oversee the routing, sizing, and installation of conduit, cable tray, wireways, boxes, and
other forms of electrical containment to properly accommodate equipment detailed in
engineering drawings
• Ensure that all wires and cables are installed, labeled and connected as detailed in
engineering drawings and schematics
• Oversee the I/O checkout of completed system insuring it matches the engineering
drawings and documenting any changes 
• Ensure that all industrial networking is installed and tested as detailed in the       
engineering drawings 
• Collaborate with Electrical Supervisors and other Lead installers to find innovations and
improvements to improve efficiency 
• Accountable for the on-site supervision of assigned electrical installers in such a way to
ensure scheduled completion of projects within established budget, time frame, quality
and performance standards. Ability to evaluate progress against goals. 
•  Assist the electrical supervisor in reviewing project documents, plans, and
specifications, directing installation activities, resolving construction difficulties,
coordinating field installations, project close-outs, and developing and/or maintaining
customer/client relationships 
• Complete assigned tasks within the standard operating procedures, project costs, time
constraints, and quality standards 
• Assist with routine equipment trial runs to ensure that it meets specifications and
ensure equipment is installed to Vanderlande and/or client standards 
• Provide additional assistance with training of subcontractors in the installation of
Vanderlande and other equipment 
• Maintain a high degree of safety awareness and a rigorous standard of personal and site
safety 
• Oversee the setup and maintenance of temporary power systems in a safe operating
condition 
• Responsible for safe installations, alterations, additions, and/or repairs of electrical
systems, associated materials, and equipment within the material handling industry 
Required Qualifications and Experience:  
• Ability to travel on short notice and spend up to 100% of the time traveling  
• Must be willing to be on call and travel on short notice 
• Willingness to work weekends, holidays, and off-shifts 
• Knowledge of conduit and containment routing and the ability to train others 
• Ability to read, understand, red line, and challenge electrical layout drawings, standards,
and schematic 
• Ability to troubleshoot complex control and motor wiring circuit problems 
• 8-10 or more years of experience troubleshooting electro-mechanical equipment 
• Identify and analyse (potential) problems / risks and opportunities and initiates
adequate corrective and preventive actions 
• Ensure the Vanderlande processes within the project 
• Must initiate improvements of the site management process 
• Ability to perform quality checks on installation and these processes

Required Education: 
• High School Diploma or equivalent 
• General proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel 
• OSHA 30 training 
• Journeyman and /or Master Electrician Licence 
• Knowledge and understanding a personal computer, hardware set up, and software
configuration 

Preferred Qualification and Experience: 
• Working experience with material handling equipment 
• Experience with AGVS, AS/RS, or conveyors 

Position Type: 
This is a full-time position with an expectation to work an average of 55 to 60 hours per week. 
Must be willing to work 7 days a week with paid overtime.

Travel:
This position requires up to 100% travel. 

Work Environment and Physical Demands: 
The work environment/physical requirements described here are representative of those an
employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. 

• Substantial to extensive amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting, sitting, and
lifting 
• Will talk and hear to communicate
• Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, and pull objects, materials,
controls, and tools
• May require picking up, lifting, carrying, and moving up to 50lbs. 
• Will work at heights, climb ladders, stairways, and may occasionally work from
platforms/scaffolding using the appropriate fall protection requirements
• Working in all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold, and wind) while wearing
appropriate PPE
• Frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, vibration,
and high noise levels
• Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to hard hat, safety
glasses/goggles, ear plugs, masks/respirators, hi-vis safety vests, leather gloves, and
leather steel-toed work boots

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of
activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties,
responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

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