The Mechanical Superintendent's job is to run the day-to-day racking operations on the
construction site and control the project build schedule. This includes managing all project
assigned crew. The role of the Mechanical Superintendent also includes important quality control
and subcontractor coordination responsibilities. It is common for most finance-related tasks
(especially labor and material cost control) and long-term scheduling to be handled by a Project
Manager. The Project Manager and Mechanical Superintendent need to cooperate and share
control effectively. Mechanical Superintendents are stationed on the construction site, while
Project Managers are usually based in the contractor's office with part-time on-site responsibilities.
The Mechanical Superintendent is also responsible for interacting with the customer’s Mechanical
Superintendent on a continual day to day basis.
Duties And Responsibilities
1. Is directed by and coordinates with Project Manager and project team daily.
2. Plans, assigns, directs, and oversees all Mechanical Installation activities of entire installation crew to ensure
that installation and Inspection objectives of project are accomplished safely within prescribed time
3. Enforces established job site policies, procedures, and standards of performance within boundaries of company
4. Submits Daily Field Report in coordination with the Project Manager.
5. Determines optimal means and methods for the mechanical and module installation of the project.
6. All work is to be in accordance with building code as well as local and state building codes. All work must be
performed in a safe manner and meet any OSHA or other safety regulations.
7. Other duties as directed.
The Mechanical Superintendent reports to the Director of Construction, while working alongside solar installers, to meet
and exceed goals.
8. Basic skills and knowledge of all aspects of mechanical installation; Min. 5 years’ experience in related
9. Must be a leader and have shown dependability as well as support for company policies.
10. Able to take and follow instructions and/or direction from plans and supervisors.
11. Ability to read and interpret plans accurately. Ability to transfer plans into actual construction.
12. Strong organizational and problem-solving skills. Must be a self-motivator and team participant.
Education And Experience
13. Valid Driver's License w/clean driving record.
14. Proof of Citizenship
15. OSHA 30
16. First Aid/CPR/AED
17. Ability to communicate orally with management and other co-workers.
18. Ability to work outside in hot and cool weather.
19. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is helpful for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information,
and to read plans/documents.
20. Heavy lifting of 50-60 pounds is required. Exertion of up to 75 lbs. of force occasionally may be required.
21. Good manual dexterity for the use of common mechanical tools.
The Mechanical Superintendent job is performed mostly outdoors and on the construction site but may
include some indoor work. Activities include extended periods of standing, kneeling, and lifting. Must be able
to access rooftops, including stairs, ladders, and lifts. Work environment may change from day to day
depending on projects and tasks being accomplished. Personal protective equipment (PPE) may be
required including hardhat, gloves, safety glasses, and foot protection. May be required to travel and/or work
out-of-town for extended periods of time.