Electrical Superintendent


About this role

About this role

We are hiring a Material Handling Equipment Superintendent to join an exciting new project in Aurora, Colorado. This is a 10-month contract assignment with our client, a leading global technology and automation organization in the grocery e-commerce business. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience at a globally recognized organization and explore permanent employment or join other projects around the US. This role offers between $55 USD/hour - $60 USD/hour, there is flexibility on the rate depending on experience and educational background.

The Material Handling Equipment Superintendent reports to the Engineering Project Manager. This role may not have any direct reports, but you may be expected to support and coach more junior or less experienced members of the team. You will be a part of the project and MHE implementation team. The project and MHE implementation team are responsible for on-site construction, contractor management and implementation of all components, machines, and MHE systems for the facility.

  • Understand electrical/mechanical installation standards in the U.S. to meet all OSHA and local regulations.
  • Physically perform quality checks on pick stations, decant stations, etc. for all quality aspects to ensure proper installation both electrically and mechanically.
  • This role will require frequent time working in the field as well as time in the site office in meetings, completing reports, etc.
  • Guide the local installer on how to use the installation manuals for the peripherals to install precise, quality MHE equipment.
  • Perform all seven install tests (Area Survey, Static and Dynamic Tests, to Full Handover to Commissioning) with contractor for each peripheral machine.
  • Direct the contractors on preferred methods of routing wire and method of containment- conduit, wire way, cable tray, etc.
  • Perform basic mechanical checks- check that a guide is level, etc.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders (e.g., Engineering Operations, Business Project Managers, and Engineering Supply Chain) and external stakeholders to ensure a successful delivery of project and handover to Go-Live.
  • Ensure MHE equipment is successfully installed the first time to minimize any rework needed.
  • Communicate across teams and to project stakeholders ensuring expectations are managed.
  • Ensure program stay on plan, budget and meet specifications.
  • Identify and coordinate applicable engineering change requests.
  • Maintain the company's engineering standards.
  • Risk identification and mitigation, anticipating engineering challenges.
  • Take ownership of engineering problems, seeing them through to resolution.
  • Working with planning colleagues to create and maintain realization programs.
  • Produce/update and agree on the relevant company HSE Risk Assessment.
  • Perform a documented handover process to the Engineering Project Manager for theimplementation and handover phase.
  • Provide ad hoc project support post-handover.



  • 10 years of relevant experience in electrical and/or mechanical roles.
  • A minimum of 2 years' relevant experience in a management or supervisory level.
  • Degree in Relevant Engineering Field.
  • Certifications/Licenses in electrical contracting a plus.
  • Experience managing the installation and commissioning of Automation Equipment,Conveyor systems preferred.



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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Brunel Canada - Calgary

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