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Electrical Works Superintendent

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    Omid Miri

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    15 days ago

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mselect is looking for an OHTL Electrical Works Superintendent for an international energy client in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 7 to 10 years of progressive experience in relevant electrical construction site management roles. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

The Electrical Works Construction Superintendent is responsible for overseeing and managing all electrical construction activities related to the OHTL electrical construction.


Project Construction Management:
  • Oversee and manage all electrical construction activities for the OHTL
  • Ensure that all electrical works are performed in compliance with project schedules, specifications, quality, budgets, and safety standard
  • Coordinate with the Construction Manager, HSE Manager, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure safe and efficient project execution
  • Supervise and coordinate the efforts of construction supervisors
  • Conduct regular site inspections and meetings to monitor progress and address any issues related to electrical works
  • Maintain detailed site records and reports
  • Ensure the team is equipped with necessary and adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Interface with the EPC Contractor, regulatory authorities, and other stakeholders
Schedule Management and Reporting:
  • Ensure that the electrical works progress aligns with the overall project schedule
  • Develop detailed site project schedules and task execution sequences for electrical works
  • Supervise and provide guidance to supervisors and subcontractors regarding project progress and planning
  • Prepare and submit daily, weekly, and monthly reports to the Construction Manager
  • Control and report the Site Personnel on Board (POB) daily
  • Work with the site planner to build necessary KPIs for electrical construction activities and follow up on actual progress versus planned
  • Evaluate and approve recovery plans for delayed activities related to electrical works
  • Manage on-site electrical personnel, including monitoring hours, activities, and absences
  • Allocate resources effectively to meet critical electrical construction deadlines
  • Propose site solutions to avoid progress impact and change order requests
Safety Management and Compliance:
  • Implement and promote a robust safety culture and procedures for electrical works
  • Develop and enforce a comprehensive site safety program aligned with company standards
  • Ensure all electrical tasks are supported by risk assessments and proper control measures
  • Supervise and monitor safety practices specific to electrical works, promoting the Safety Stop Card program
  • Conduct regular site inspections and safety audits for electrical works
  • Investigate incidents, accidents, and near-misses related to electrical works, and implement corrective actions
  • Organize site-specific safety orientation and training for all electrical workers and subcontractors
  • Conduct regular toolbox talks and safety meetings specific to electrical works.
  • Maintain proper safety documentation for electrical works, including permits, inspections, and records
  • Ensure compliance with safety rules by subcontractors working on electrical tasks
  • Verify that electrical equipment, tools, and machinery are properly inspected and maintained
  • Review safety performance metrics for electrical works and implement continuous improvement initiatives
Communication and Coordination:
  • Ensure clear and effective communication between electrical teams, subcontractors, and stakeholders on site
  • Resolve conflicts and misunderstandings arising from poor communication related to electrical works
Team Management and Leadership:
  • Foster a positive and productive work environment for the electrical works team
  • Resolve conflicts and implement appropriate solutions for electrical works issues

  • The project site is in Basra, Iraq, and the Electrical Works Construction Superintendent is a resident position
  • The Electrical Works Construction Superintendent ensures effective site management, scope execution, planning, safety, construction cost, quality, and schedule commitments for electrical works

  • Ensure electrical construction activities are performed without Lost Time Injuries (LTI), as specified, without major non-conformities, on cost, and on time
  • Define and achieve relevant KPIs for the electrical construction phase
  • Minimize exposure to claims from the EPC Contractor and ensure optimal electrical construction outcomes
  • Promote HSE awareness and ensure compliance at all levels for electrical works
  • Demonstrate exemplary behaviour regarding HSE rules and requirements for electrical works

  • A bachelor’s or other similar degree in electrical construction/engineering
  • 7-10 years of progressive experience in electrical construction site management, preferably with experience managing OHTL projects
  • EPC background and experience with a minimum of one project construction completed
  • Knowledgeable on international standards and best practices in electrical construction
  • Familiar with environmental legislation and good industry practice in electrical construction works
  • IT proficiency, particularly in MS Word and MS Excel
  • English and Arabic

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.