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MECI - General Superintendent - Underground Transmission

Location: 

Albany, NY, US New York, NY, US Washington, DC, US Boston, MA, US

Requisition ID: 166804 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: MEC Industrial District 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a General Superintendent for Mass. Electric you will supervise Underground T&D construction projects. In this role your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Perform daily inspections of work for Safety, Quality and Productivity. Assure proper planning and communication is happening for all operations that you oversee.  Identify and solve problems that arise. Establish budgetary guidelines for the job and ensure that cost control measures are being followed. Provide job safety training and awareness for all personnel. Establish quality standards of all jobs and ensure that all quality assurance and company standards are being met. Develop and manage job schedules (e.g. three-week, 90-day, man loading), coordinate work with other crafts, departments, contractors and suppliers.

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC has organized strategically to actively participate and capture projects in the growing industrial market.  We intend to effectively compete and win in traditional and alternate delivery procurements and position ourselves for a sustainable future. We self-perform the majority of our work and are looking for people committed to the industrial construction industry. 

Location

This project stretches for 200 miles across the state of NY.  Home base for this project is Albany NY. 

Responsibilities

•    Responsible for controlling costs and maintaining profitability in the superintendent’s discipline
•    Examines drawings and specifications for various work tasks and ensure current information is passed down to front line supervision
•    Schedules crews according to available work packages for the project and all required equipment and materials necessary to complete the task
•    Conducts regular inspections of craft work and quality as well as insure installation is per specification
•    Assists foremen in maintaining safe workplace
•    Monitor timely delivery of necessary materials and schedules necessary, Company equipment to assure continued productivity
•    Conducts regular safety meetings with craft employees addressing specific work areas and conditions that require attention stressing compliance with Company and regulatory safety procedures
•    Recognizing, documenting and reporting delays
•    Coordinates with engineers, client/owner, inspectors, etc. to isolate problems and assists in developing solutions to these problems
•    Coordinates work activities and installations with other craft supervision to assure productivity and to eliminate conflicts in the field
•    Ensure training and development of craft supervisors and employees
•    Promote positive employee relations with all employees and management by treating all employees with dignity and respect
•    Ensure subordinate personnel comply with company policies and procedures
•    Administer discipline as needed in a fair and consistent manner
•    Resolve/diffuse issues using open communication with employees and management

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Qualifications

•    Must have a minimum of 7 years’ experience as a superintendent in Underground T&D related construction
•    A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the high voltage electrical line construction. Preferably as a General Superintendent or Project Manager.
•    A valid driver’s license
•    Must be willing to relocate and/or travel to the upstate NY area. 
•    Must be able to read and interpret drawings, plans and specifications for railroad / transit construction and maintenance requirements

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.


Nearest Major Market: Albany

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