Vanderlande North America

Electrical Site Supervisor

Job ID
Site Management


The Electrical Site Supervisor is responsible for leading large installation projects. This includes drawing up the installation project plan, containing objectives, project organization, planning & cost calculations, in consultation with the Project Manager. The Electrical Site Supervisor reports directly to the Project Manager.


  • Play a leading role in the realization of the installation project plan which includes managing quality, time, costs, & provision of information.
  • Developing & executing a project safety plan.
  • Providing input and support to the Site Manager and the Commissioning & Testing team.
  • Create daily, weekly and monthly project status reports.
  • Managing the electrical activities including sub-contractors.
  • Understanding & managing the interests & expectations of all stakeholders.
  • Assure site quality.
  • Acquire commissioning support.
  • Coordinate electrical field change orders/estimates.
  • Coordinate punch list.
  • Oversee receiving, distribution and documentation of materials.
  • Create supply chain status report.
  • Oversee site warehouse and procurement.
  • Troubleshooting site installation issues.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Completion of a one or two- year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology.
  • 10+ years of experience in material handling or baggage handling projects.
  • Experience with installing Siemens controls systems is a must have, including working with distributed controls systems and Local Motor Starters (LMS) driven systems.
  • Experience with installing, testing and troubleshooting ProfiNet, ProfiBus, ASi and ControlNet industrial networks.
  • Experience with installation and commissioning of Individual Carrier Systems (ICS) in automation systems, preferably baggage handling.
  • Detailed knowledge of general construction practices.
  • Proven ability to develop and understand detailed schedules Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB) 30-hour certified or equivalent (e.g. Standard First Aid).
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance pass.




  • Track record of excellent leadership capability to create a unified and motivated project team.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects (50 lbs.), use abdominal & lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue & to readily walk back & forth across the project; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crunch, &/or crawl & climb and maneuver narrow stairs.


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