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Transmission General Superintendent 

Division Power Line Services  
Location PLS - Texas  

The Transmission General Superintendent is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of work and projects for the Transmission division to include the planning, scheduling and installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead Transmission lines. This position will assist with the recruitment and development of crews as well as assisting the VP of Operations with customer relations and overall strategic planning and execution within the division. Must be able to travel at least 50 percent of the time.

  • Provides general oversight to crews performing maintenance and construction activities on various projects.
  • Assists in developing project estimates and work plans.
  • Responsible for overall hiring and development of all crews.
  • Coordinates all personnel and scheduling for projects.
  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring safety and productivity of crews.
  • Oversees Superintendents by coordinating and assigning tasks, monitoring work, training and mentoring.
  • Responsible for communication and coordination with customers, vendors, subcontractors, and internal project management.
  • Facilitates coordination with internal departments, including Project Management, Procurement, Accounting and Human Resources, Fleet and Tools.
  • Responsible for the productivity, progress, and performance of various projects, ensuring that all work is performed in accordance with job specifications and regulations and within the allotted schedule.
  • Reads and interprets site plans, construction drawings, schedules, and scopes of work.
  • Ensures efficient use of materials and equipment assigned to each project.
  • Reviews performance concerns and documents, implements corrective actions as needed
  • Reviews safety tailgate meetings with crews, all required paperwork, JSA's, incident reports, vehicle inspections, and safety reports.
  • Understands and enforces DOT and OSHA standards, as well as company-specific standards.
  • Reviews timesheets and job reports.
  • Holds Superintendents accountable for all equipment and tools including bucket trucks, digger derricks, cranes, skid steers, excavation equipment, and other equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • High school diploma/GED required


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in overhead transmission work required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Transmission Foreman or General Foreman required


  • A valid driver's licence is required; CDL is preferred
  • Journeyman Lineman Certification is preferred


  • Must have knowledge and understanding of minimal approach distance while working in energized areas.
  • Able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Able to follow and provide written and oral job plans and instructions.
  • Must be safety focused
  • Able to anticipate needs and proactively offer solutions
  • Able to make sound decisions and work independently
  • Able to mentor and direct the work of others
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to make decisions in an emergency situation
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively motivate others

Safety is a shared responsibility of all employees; therefore, employees are required to follow all safety standards, policies, and procedures set forth by the Company in addition to complying with all occupational safety, health and environmental laws mandated by relevant local, state, and federal laws or regulations. All employees are responsible for the personal and/or team implementation of “Safety as a Value.” If you have questions regarding safety, please contact a safety representative immediately.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number FIE-18-00035  
Open Date 12/7/2018  
Close Date  
About the Organization PLH Group is a leading, full service power line construction, pipeline construction and specialty contractor that serves the electric power line, pipeline, oil field electrical and industrial markets.  
EOE Statement PLH Group, Inc. is an EEO and E-Verify Employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified individuals without regard to age, race, religion, color, disability, national origin, gender, or any other protected category. Applicant selection is based on qualifications, availability and position-related factors.

PLH Group participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee's authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

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