Castleton Commodities International LLC

Electrical Supervisor

Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
Regular Full-Time


The Electrical Manager is responsible to oversee the install, commission, and maintenance of electrical power generation systems.  Electrical Manager is also responsible for oversight of the facility electrical infrastructure, the oversight of electrical fabrication, and quality control inspections.  Duties also include, but are not limited to, supporting construction of new facilities by providing/offering technical support and managing work center personnel.


Primary Job Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Achieves human resources objectives for electrical maintenance team by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Achieves electrical maintenance operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; planning, directing and implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing and directing change.
  • Makes sure electrical power is provided by planning and directing the maintenance of electrical power generation equipment and the building of infrastructure systems.
  • Provides technical engineering support by responding to requests for mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Complies with National Electrical Codes by adhering to requirements; advising senior management on needed actions.
  • Oversees and manages the operation of equipment by making sure that employees follow operating instructions; provides troubleshooting advice regarding breakdowns; oversees the maintenance of supplies; plans and directs the performance of preventive maintenance; makes decisions regarding repair expenses.
  • Plans, organizes, leads, and controls in-house projects approved by senior management. To include load calculation, circuit design, equipment selection, ordering supplies for said project, and final implementation by providing direct management of and oversight of personnel through to completion of projects assigned.
  • Directs responses to after-hour emergencies to support operational commitments or life-threating electrical safety concerns that can’t be isolated through lock-out/tag-out procedures.


Secondary Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking electrical material stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for electrical material; reviewing and approving invoices.
  • Enhances facilities services and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Key Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.  

  • Planning & organizing - The individual prioritizes, plans, and organizes work activities and uses time efficiently and has the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.
  • Problem solving - The individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Customer service – The individual works well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
  • Discretion - The individual maintains confidentiality of sensitive company and personal information and exercises due care in granting access to restricted information.
  • Quality control - The individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance. Has an attention to detail and completes work in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Adaptability - The individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability - The individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security - The individual obeys and oversees all safety and security procedures. Uses equipment and materials properly and required PPE as applicable to site and duties.


Education and Experience

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree in Business preferred
  • Master Electrician License required (experience ranging from low voltage DC control, PLC programming/troubleshooting, 3 phase 480 VAC, Motor Control, Variable Frequency Drives, and working with and around voltages exceeding 1,000 VAC
  • 5 Years of Supervisory Management
  • 10 Years Electrical/Electronic Troubleshooting
  • Heavy Equipment Operator including Rough Terrain Forklift, Man-Lifts, Articulating Man-Lifts, Bucket Trucks, Line Maintenance Vehicles
  • CPR/First Aid Qualified preferred
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Excel and Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Working Conditions

  • Travel – The individual must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel to any of company’s work sites
  • Overtime – The individual should anticipate changes in the work schedule to include frequent overtime
  • Weather/Temperature – The individual must be able to work aloft and in inclement weather. Temperature extremes range from 120 degrees Fahrenheit in summer to zero in winter.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical requirements include, but are not limited to, sitting, standing, walking, twisting, turning, bending, stooping, reaching, climbing, grabbing, pushing, pulling, hearing, seeing, touching, smelling, speaking, and lifting up to 75 pounds independently.

Direct Reports

  • The incumbent will direct the work of two or more employees.



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