Reed & Reed, Inc is one of northern New England’s largest and most versatile general contractors. Headquartered in Woolwich, Maine, Reed & Reed performs a wide range of construction services for both public and private clients. From complex cable-stayed bridges to industrial facilities, marine terminals to wind farms, commercial and institutional buildings to pile driving, parking garages to environmental remediation, Reed & Reed has a track record of superior performance.

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Electrical Superintendent  (Full Time)
Location: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont

Job Responsibilities:

Construction Administration

  • Manage all on-site activities for projects
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager in planning and executing work, and maintaining the construction schedule
  • Establish and maintain professional working relationships at all levels
  • Help plan and conduct project progress meetings with owners, engineers, and subcontractors
  • Coordinate with the Owners on-site representative in following contract procedures and requirements
  • Coordinate Reed & Reeds QA/QC testing and documentation, and support the Owners QA/QC procedures
  • Manage documentation including: daily logs, JSAs, extra work documents, time sheets, material packing slips, safety reports, test data, POs, etc.
  • Ensure that all work, whether performed by company forces or by subcontractors, meets the highest standard of quality workmanship
  • Assist Project Manager with change orders
  • Help establish site logistical plans


  • Work with Project Manager and Human Resources to staff project and adjust staffing levels as the project progresses
  • Supervise all field employees
  • Conduct yearly review of assigned employees
  • Mentor and support the development of R&R employees


  • Schedule deliveries with Project Manager and the Transportation Director
  • Receive, inspect and properly store all site deliveries
  • Purchase miscellaneous materials, using purchase orders and cost codes


  • Coordinate with Project Manager to assign company equipment to project
  • Interact with Project Manager to make decisions regarding rental of outside equipment
  • Implement Company equipment policies
  • Coordinate equipment maintenance and repairs on project
  • Ensure equipment is used properly and safely, and operated by qualified personnel
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager and other superintendents to transfer material, equipment, and personnel among projects


  • Supervise and coordinate subcontractor work
  • Work with Project Manager to address and resolve issues with subcontractors


  • Responsible for enforcing job site safety with personnel and subcontractors
  • Work with Safety Director and Project Manager to create and implement the project safety plan
  • Conduct weekly safety meetings and other specific safety meetings as required



  • Direct experience supervising and scheduling self-perform and subcontracted labor forces
  • Able to supervise 1 to 7 subordinates including foremen and field engineers
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage and positively motivate our workforce and subcontractors, and interact with the Owners representative
  • Consistent quality of self-perform work product delivered by the crews
  • Proven project and safety success on prior projects
  • Possess problem solving skills and a strong work ethic


  • Well versed in all aspects of industrial construction, substation construction and electrical activities associated with the construction of Wind Farms.
  • Knowledgeable of identifying equipment needs and use for activities
  • Review plans and specifications for constructability
  • In-depth knowledge of safety requirements; OSHA 30 hour training course
  • Ability to develop basic construction schedules
  • Create and update 3 Week Look Ahead schedules
  • Good understanding of Reed & Reeds policies and use of documentation (e.g. time sheets, purchase orders, and cost coding)
  • Understand basics of using Microsoft Office


  • Field construction experience in construction methods, safety, and scheduling
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent, or a construction management degree
  • 10-15 years of progressive construction experience with 5+ years in a supervisory role
  • Capable of managing projects between $2M - $30M

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