Posted: July 21, 2021
Appleton, WI, United States

As a Superintendent for Suburban Electric, you will be responsible for supervising commercial and industrial job sites, ensuring customer needs are met, proper construction methods and operation of equipment, safety procedures, and company policies are being followed. You will be required to provide recommendations for scheduling, identify training opportunities for team members and present customers with solutions to best meet their project goals, among other responsibilities. Are you up for the challenge?


  • Able to provide alternative solutions and adapt to meet individual customer needs.
  • Can recognize future opportunities or additional work. Brings this information to the supervisor or Account Manager’s attention. Maintains a professional, courteous, and helpful disposition when communicating with a customer, general contractor or another subcontractor.
  • Identifying change orders
  • Breaking job out/builds phase tree (collaborates with Foreman/Project Manager, Detailer and Estimator)
  • Collaboration between Purchasing, PM, and General Superintendent job buyouts
  • Conduct quarterly and annual reviews as well as assess the skills of and develop career paths for each direct report. Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaches, mentors, provides feedback, or otherwise helps others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Responsible for crew mix, cross train apprentices/journeymen
    Assures workers are trained in construction methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures, and company policies recommending on the job opportunities and classroom opportunities
  • Responsible to ensure job exit interviews are completed
  • Document and coordinate with General Superintendent and Foreman to resolve unsatisfactory team member performance and behavior issues
  • Review foremen time
  • Attends job site meetings
  • Collaborate with Project Manager to provide foreman or lead person with current and accurate information by generating request for information, material submittals, memorandums, and other forms of communication
  • Analyzes and develops weekly recommendations for scheduling (PTO and Holiday Shutdowns) overall project schedule and uses staffing requirements and operations schedules to determine required staffing levels to ensure the organization’s ability to meet operational commitments
  • Responsible for all job-related paperwork
    • Maintain daily log (written) of activities on the jobsite
    • Verify daily reports
    • Verify weekly/monthly planners
  • Attends Pre and Post Jobs
  • Responsible for ensuring all proper tools and equipment are on site. Monitor and manage tool control for job site
  • Perform job site audits
  • Work with Detailer to plan pre-fabrication and kitting
  • Assist PM in obtaining permits or approval of revisions
  • Read specifications such as blueprints to determine construction requirements and to plan procedures
  • Verify proper layouts are being done prior to the job starting
  • Schedule subcontractors, consultants, and vendors in the critical path to ensure timely completion and full execution of the contracted scope of work
  • Assures required inspections with local jurisdictions
  • Serve as a liaison between the customer, team members and general contractor
  • Keep Account Manager and Project Manager apprised of any customer interaction
  • May be required to attend AMR meetings
  • Keep the information from customer flowing to Account Manager
  • Demonstrates ability to consistently complete projects within budget, on time and in a safe manner
  • Actively seeks new construction methods or Pre-fab opportunities and equipment applications that will lower construction costs or reduce construction time. Stays abreast of new materials, design concepts, and construction techniques in order to assure the most economical design and a timely completion schedule for each project
  • Full accountability for all projects’ P/L accuracy
  • Self-aware, recognizes his/her strengths and development needs
  • Strong coach/mentor that shares a talent for the development of others


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Must possess a state Journeyman’s or Master’s License
  • At least five (5) years of experience managing crews
  • Bluebeam experience required


Our Culture. Safety, core values, teamwork, feedback, and continuous improvement. This is our culture. This is how we work together. This is how we do business.

Core Values:

Your Career. You have a career here at Suburban. Not just a job. We want you to reach your highest potential. You decide what that is.

Our Commitment. To your financial health and well-being. This starts with the Great Game of Business, the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), bonus plan, increased income potential, and benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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