Substation Superintendent

Position Overview

Employees in this personnel classification shall possess a minimum of eight to ten (8-10) years of substation construction experience. The individual will possess all of the skills required for assignment as a superintendent for any craft within his/her area of responsibility. Such an employee shall also have in depth knowledge of all applicable OSHA codes and standards. Must be able to direct multiple crews.


Pre-Construction Duties

  • Attend pre-construction meeting with PM/Estimator.
  • Provide technical assistance, interpretation of drawings, recommend construction methods and equipment etc. as required.
  • Review bid packages for accuracy, completeness, and overall electrical scope of work.
  • Assist in instituting construction plans
  • Organize crews & assign foreman to job task
  • Generate list of required personnel & equipment.
  • Generate initial list of required tooling.
  • Arrange for personnel & equipment transfers to project.


Construction Duties

  • Review and become familiar with multiple contracts.
  • Accountable for quality of work to insure that it is being performed according to specifications.
  • Visit crews and monitor their safety, quality, & production.
  • Assist the Foreman in coordination of major project activities
  • Such as critical tasks
  • Get feedback from owner on quality, safety, schedule, materials etc.
  • Attend all required project meetings with Owner as needed.
  • Assist with updating schedules and/or progress reports.
  • Verify that as-builts & progress charts are maintained.
  • Have a good line of communication with inspector.
  • Insure that all change-orders are documented and billed to the Owner.


General Duties

  • Review personnel with Operations (i.e, personal evaluations, pay raises, CDL requirements, personal problems, loans, etc.).
  • Arrange and/or participate in weekly foremen meetings (review if not attending).
  • Arrange and/or participate in monthly safety meetings (review if not attending).
  • Participate in monthly job safety review meetings.
  • Accountable for cost, progress and schedule for duration of project.
  • Assist BU with monthly forecast by the 10th of each month.
  • Accountable for compliance with safety program and review all accidents.
  • Follow up on any complaints (from owner, general public, or landowners).


Minimum Qualifications

  • Adheres to all Company Safety and Health Policies
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to stay out of town. Typical work weeks are 4-10 hour shifts or 5-10 hour shifts. Available to travel as the project requires.
  • Willing to work over-time and be able to work extended periods of time.
  • May work in storm restoration operations to rebuild and/or repair damaged power systems.
  • May attend training classes or seminars to gather knowledge of new processes, safety regulations and/or refresher training.
  • Walking and working across uneven terrain.
  • Climbing on and off large trucks and equipment.
  • Must be able to work outside 100% of the time. We work in inclement weather that includes heat, cold, rain and possible snow.
  • Able to lift in excess 50 pounds on a daily basis.
  • Willing to work off the ground in man baskets. Normal working heights are 20’-60’ with the possibility of working at 120’ heights.
  • Must be able to work around energized systems.


Benefit Package

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Job Type: Full-time


Required experience:

  • substation construction: 8 years

Inquire about Opportunities

Send resumes to Irby recruiter [email protected]:

Irby Construction Company
Attn: Recruiting
P.O. Box 180819
318 Old Highway 49 South
Richland, MS  39218-9449