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General Superintendent - Electrical Construction

Eckardt Group
Norcross, GA
  • Expired: July 20, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary:

The mission for this role is to lead and manage the field operations strategy for all field supervision & skilled labor across the organization.

Our Benefits

  • Employer Paid Family Healthcare - we pay 100% of the premium!
  • Employer Paid Vision + Dental Insurance
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • PTO + Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Education Assistance
  • Company Vehicle or Vehicle Allowance

Who We Are

Eckardt was Founded in 1936 as a partnership called Eckardt-Ness Electric and for over 80 years Eckardt has been recognized as one of the top electrical contractors in Georgia. Our initial customers included Southern Bell (AT&T), Trust Company Bank (SunTrust), and Emory Hospital- relationships that we are proud to still hold today. In 1959 the partnership incorporated as Eckardt Electric and in 1969 we left our office in Downtown Atlanta to move to Chamblee, where we remain today. In 2018 Eckardt Electric was re-branded as Eckardt Group as we continue to grow and pursue new markets.

Over the years, we have helped build some of the most iconic buildings in Atlanta- including the AT&T headquarters tower in Midtown. Our team of highly trained and dedicated professionals bring their hard work, passion and expertise to every job. Our mission is to be our client's total electrical solutions provider in a way that exceeds expectations. As a team, we strive for excellence with integrity in every job we complete.

Wherever your interests may lie and whatever your career ambitions may be, The Eckardt Group has a place for you in our family. From preconstruction to construction, from the field to the office, Eckardt is just the place for you to begin your career and start pursuing your dreams.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Superintendents, Field Supervision, Skilled Labor in union environment
  • Field Ops Hiring Manager - interviews, hires, and onboards (not orientation) new field staff
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
  • Handles discipline and termination of direct line employees in accordance with company policy

  • Manage the performance evaluation process for craftspeople across the organization
  • Maintain progression/succession plan for high potential craftspeople and key leadership
  • Management development for craftspeople
  • Maintain schedules and projects, ensure appropriate staffing for projects goals
  • Support superintendents, project management with overall management of construction activities and task assignments
  • Assist in resolving construction problems (lack of productivity, absenteeism, etc.)
  • Work alongside project team to identify changes in schedule, staffing, workflow, and equipment and adjust as necessary
  • Analyze situations, identify, and forecast pertinent problems while evaluating realistic options, and recommend/implement appropriate courses of action

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Basic computer and software skills to include the use of AutoDesk Build, Blue Beam, and Microsoft office suite.
  • Knowledge of OSHA guidelines and safe work practices.
  • Excellent communicator who can get along with others to be an effective leader

Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma
  • At least 15 years related experience required (in a union environment preferred, but not required)
  • Proven success leading and developing Field Supervision, skilled labor

Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times
  • Frequent job-site visits, walking on uneven terrain

Eckardt Group


1280 Oakbrook Drive

Norcross, GA
30093 USA