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Electrical Superintendent

NES FIRCROFT - Chinchilla, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin


NES Fircroft are recruiting for an Electrical Superintendent to work for a leading Contractor during the Construction phase of a Solar Farm close to Chinchilla, Queensland.

  • 12 month fixed term contract
- Expected Salary: $110k - $140k inclusive of superannuation
  • Start date: immediate
- Standard hours: Monday - Friday (may be some weekends required as the project progresses)

**No FIFO / DIDO allowances provided, so a local candidate preferred or somebody who is willing to relocate to Chinchilla.**

  • Report to the Construction Manager, you will be the first point of contact in managing the electrical works of the Solar Farm. You’ll also be responsible for overseeing and leading construction activities and sub-contractors when the Construction Manager is off.
  • The purpose of this role is to provide electrical engineering expertise. Reporting to the Construction Manager helping to manage the construction and contractual requirements.
  • Be responsible for the execution of the electrical works in the project.
  • Work to make sure contractors' terms are fulfilled and disputes are resolved.
  • Support the logistics manager and the procurement manager to make sure that products arrive on time and are purchased at lowest possible cost.
  • Supervise workers, managers, and subcontractors to ensure their work follows plans and is on schedule.
  • Study and understand the budget and scope related to his package.
  • Analyse the drawings related to the package from Engineering and subcontractors.
  • Provide technical support and advise to procurement and contract team for the subcontract agreement of this package of works.
  • Attend to the Internal Coordination Meeting to contribute to the success of the Project.
  • Provide feedback regarding the performance of his supervisors.
  • Oversee and supervise field personnel and subcontractors; managing and supervising Production and Quality of Subcontractors and self-performance´s workforce, making sure they comply with scheduled works and contract´s requirements
  • Be accountable for site-related action;
  • Ensure the necessary materials and plant equipment are available on site to meet installation dates, whether it is self-performing or subcontracting the activities.
  • Ensure all work is completed in line with the project schedule;
  • Ensure that relevant HSE, Quality and contractual requirements are applied and adhered to
  • Allocate and coordinate jobs to your workgroup;
  • Develop and effectively communicate the Project Plan and schedule to workgroups;
  • Ensure that the required materials and equipment are available on site to meet installation dates;
  • Ensure the quality of work meets the required standards and conduct work audits on job completion;
  • Ensure the delivery of the job within time and cost targets by effective supervision;
  • Resolve any site issues, with direct interface with the client, through coordination meetings or discussions;
  • Promote leadership and teamwork within the workgroups;
  • Manage and monitor the implementation of all health, safety and environmental management obligations and systems at the site;
  • Manage the electrical works;
  • Prepare weekly installation reports and issues/risks;
  • Ensure works are delivers as per contract agreements;
  • Effectively communicate any issues to the relevant parties;
  • Preparation of the daily report with all the machinery, manpower, staff and performance reached in the day;
About You

  • Experience in construction of Solar Farms or other energy infrastructure projects including large civil on green field sites.

  • 5+ years’ experience in on site project construction within the relevant industries as an electrical Superintendent or site Supervisor.

  • Uncompromising focus on safety. Safety certification may be required.

  • Proven leadership abilities with strong focus on team-building and performance management

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels;

  • Attention to detail with high degree of accuracy;

  • Understanding of contracts, schedules, documentation management and financial administration

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and interfaces and prioritize accordingly;

  • Knowledge and experience in the development and implementation of Project & Site Office systems;

  • Experience in coordinating a team of up to 100 members. Strong supervisory experience is a requirement, as they must manage a team of workers and meet goals independently of the other aspects of construction and with minimal oversight

  • Experience in managing subcontractors across a range of discipline

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.