The average pay for a Utilities Superintendent is $24.94 per hour.
The average pay for a Utilities Superintendent is $75,695 per year.
|Salary||$49,330 - $108,515|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $12,196|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$43,655 - $107,168|
|Hourly Rate||$15.15 - $35.24|
|Overtime||$14.90 - $47.15|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $12,196|
|Total Pay (||$43,655 - $107,168|
Job Description for Utilities Superintendent
A utilities superintendent is responsible for overseeing all operations and management for a utility company. Utilities superintendents are upper-level managers who are responsible for managing many aspects of the planning, construction, and daily operations of utility plants. They generally work for public, government-run utilities or private utility companies, and are responsible for budgeting and scheduling construction projects of new utility plants.Read More...
Utilities superintendents also hire/manage utilities workers, conduct employee reviews, oversee daily operations, and work to ensure the efficiency, safety, and profitability of the utility plant.
A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Public Works, or a related field is required, and long-term experience in utilities is often preferred. Management training and strong leadership skills are necessary. Utilities superintendents are also required to obtain federal and/or state certification in emergency management in many states.
Those in this position will have their own office, but will also work in the utility plant around hazardous machinery in a rather noisy environment. They have many subordinates and will report directly to either the state energy department or company executive. As superintendents, they often work extended hours during the week and weekend and may work nights or overnight shifts in some circumstances. They may also be called-on to provided emergency management in cases of natural disasters.
A utility superintendent must have superior communication skills, as they may have to answer directly to press agencies or address public concerns via interviews or press releases. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Plan, organize, and prioritize utilities projects within available budget.
- Oversee implementation of and enforcement of safety policies and local and federal regulations.
- Write regulatory reports, communications, analytic reports and budget justifications.
- Work with stakeholders, contractors and unions to reach agreement and meet needs.
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Pay by Experience Level for Utilities Superintendent
Pay by Experience for a Utilities Superintendent has a positive trend. An entry-level Utilities Superintendent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Utilities Superintendent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Utilities Superintendent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 51 salaries. A Utilities Superintendent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 57 salaries.
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