Electrical Substation Working Foreman

Charlotte, North Carolina 28105


**Must have 5 years electrical substation construction / lead experience.**

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead an electric utility substation civil construction crew
  • Assembly and Erection of Substations.
  • Assesses and adjusts priorities and refocus efforts as needed to meet individual project requirements, work load, 3. Provides a framework of various levels of training and experience to be used when recruiting staff.
  • Reviews schematics and specifications; ensures drawings and specifications will function as designed in environment intended for use.
  • Provides material takeoffs.
  • Maintains inventory usage and materials used on jobs.
  • Coordinates or prepares shipment of materials and supplies for job sites.
  • Installs system components and wiring in compliance with the Company standards, Client Contract Standards.
  • Proposes changes or modifications to plans to enhance operation.
  • Schedules critical and non-critical activities effectively for project success.
  • Conducts and records daily tailgate/toolbox/safety meetings.
  • Responsible for upkeep and safe-keep of all equipment and tools assigned for substation construction.
  • Responsible for training assigned staff on installation of substation material, equipment.
  • Responsible for training assigned staff on proper usage and safety on all equipment and tools.
  • Establishing and implementing OSHA and Customer Safety Requirements.
  • cable trench, cable trays, pull cable, and install conduit

Work Conditions

  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Weekly overnight travel may be required
  • Work in electrical substation as a subcontractor for electric/utility
  • Wear Fire Retardant clothing and PPE as required


  • HS diploma or GED
  • Must pass a criminal background check, DMV clearance and drug screen
  • Must have 5 year electric substation construction experience or comparable experience
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving history (commercial class A license is a plus)
  • Safe work record
  • Strong contributor in a team environment with good communication skills
  • On Time and Dependable with reliable means of transportation
  • Able to lift up to 70 lbs., work in confined spaces and elevated work areas
  • Able to stoop, bend, walk, and work in rugged terrain and in all weather conditions
  • Must have or be willing to get EH rated boots with composite or steel toes.

Job Type

  • Full-time

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