Electrical Superintendent

Richmond, VA





Work Type




Minimum Experience

7 Years


ColonialWebb is seeking an experienced Electrical Superintendent to provide field leadership and technical support for large-scale commercial electrical projects.

As a superintendent, you will oversee change-outs, retrofits, and installations for complex electrical systems and associated control systems on large-scale commercial projects ranging from $100K to $3M projects. Additionally, you will direct the day-to-day work activities of other mechanics, apprentices, and helpers (groups of 10-15) to ensure projects are completed safely and in accordance with budget and quality standards.

Who we are:

ColonialWebb (A Comfort Systems USA Company) is a proven leader in the Mid/South-Atlantic region that provides practical and innovative mechanical solutions to customers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. We are proud to say that in 2022, we will celebrate our 50th anniversary. We have a strong business presence in Virginia, the Carolinas, DC/Maryland and other surrounding states. Our teams specialize in New Construction, Mechanical Service, Industrial Refrigeration, Special Projects, and Manufacturing.


This position is based out of headquarters in Richmond, VA.
Projects/jobsites will range anywhere up to an hour away from Richmond

What we will offer you:

Market, competitive wages based on experience
Opportunities for career growth, training, and development
401(k) plan with a generous company match
Personal leave, paid holidays, bereavement leave
Excellent Medical, dental, vision, and Rx drug insurance
Life and accidental death insurance
Short and Long-Term Disability insurance
Company sponsored wellness program
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition reimbursement
Employee referral incentives
Scholarship program for employees’ children
Discounts at major automotive, computer, and cell phone companies

What you will do:

Supervise and coordinate work activities for electrical mechanics, apprentices, and helpers
Responsible for managing 10-15 electricians at a time
Provide guidance and demonstrate best practices to other electricians, apprentices, and helpers
Perform/aid in electrical installation when needed
Demonstrate a passion for safety, help your team understand that safety is the top priority
Teaching and coaching behaviors that will truly prevent injury
In collaboration with Electrical Project Manager, discuss labor and material requirements as well as evaluate work in progress to ensure electrical services performed meet scheduling, budget, and quality standards

What we are looking for:

Current or previous leadership experience as a Lead Electrician, Foreman, Supervisor, or Superintendent working on commercial electrical projects
In-depth experience and knowledge of commercial electrical and control systems
7+ years of experience (preferred, but not required)
Journeyman or Master’s Electrical License (preferred, but not required)
Ability to interpret blueprint drawings and plans
Safety minded and thorough knowledge of OSHA safety regulations
Experience and demonstrated skills in Microsoft office and internet usage
Ability to utilize judgment to make decisions, independently
High energy level to handle dynamic, evolving, and fast-paced workload
Initiative; self-motivated (driven), self-starter
Skillful listener, with excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
Professional demeanor and positive attitude
Clean driving record and ability to pass a drug screen and background check

How to apply:

Employment applications are accepted online at www.ColonialWebb.com/careers. EOE M/W/Disability/Vets

Candidate Requirements

High School DiplomaGEDLooking for WorkWilling to Take a Drug TestWilling to Be Background CheckedEligible to Work in the USDriver's LicenseWilling to Work Overtime


Non-Technical Skills

Quality Control ExperienceManagement ExperienceCustomer Service Experience

Building Systems Wiring

Lighting ControlsSecurity Systems & Access Control

Drawings and Code

Can Read Construction Blueprints


Electrical Licenses

Master Electrician LicenseJourneyman Electrician License


OSHA 30 CertificationOSHA 10 Certification



$32 - $38 / hour


Health InsuranceDental InsuranceLife InsuranceDisability InsuranceLong Term Disability InsuranceVision Insurance401(k)401(k) MatchingPaid HolidaysPaid VacationsWeekly Pay (as opposed to bi-weekly)Company VehicleGas or Vehicle AllowanceApprenticeship TrainingProfessional Development