With over 1500 employees, Fichtner is Germany’s leading independent planning and consultancy enterprise. We are global players and tackle challenging projects in more than 100 countries. Among our clients are companies from the sectors of central utility supplies and waste management, international development and commercial banks, investors, public administrations, and energy-intensive industrial enterprises. We offer our clients a unique combination of engineering consultancy with classical management consultancy.

We are currently looking to fill permanent positions in our “Power Transmission and Distribution” department at our Berlin, Hamburg and Stuttgart offices with

Site Supervisors (m/f) for Overhead Power Line Construction

This department is tasked with planning and optimizing power transmission and distribution systems. This primarily relates to high-voltage alternating current and high-voltage direct current transmission on all voltage levels, both via overhead and gas-insulated transmission lines (GIL) and via cables, transformer substations, open-air switchgear and gas-insulated switchgear (GIS).

Your tasks

As site supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing all activities required to ensure successful execution of the construction and installation services involved in building or converting high-voltage and extra high-voltage facilities. In doing so, you will be instrumental in ensuring quality on the power line construction sites.

  • Expediting the construction schedule
  • Identifying, logging and documenting open issues
  • Performing a target/actual comparison of planning and execution
  • Monitoring the stock of materials
  • Following up and clarifying defects
  • Preparing and checking change-order documents
  • Ensuring health & safety on the construction site
  • Reporting to project management
  • Acting as first point of contact on site

Your profile

  • Degree in electrical engineering, power engineering or similar; alternatively you are a fully qualified state-certified engineer
  • Several years of experience in overhead power line construction
  • Health & safety coordinator skills would be an advantage
  • Good command of German, while English would be an advantage
  • Willingness to travel within Germany
  • C1 driver’s license

Our offer

  • As an owner-managed family enterprise close to Stuttgart’s city center with a company tradi-tion of over ninety years, we provide an environment that unites enduring value with innova-tive capability
  • Attractive international development prospects at a global player in the consultancy business
  • Long-term development opportunities, with our staff’s average length of service standing at 11 years
  • Comprehensive fringe benefits and flexible working hours
  • Conveniently located offices with company car park and very good connections to public transportation
  • An office canteen with a choice of freshly prepared menus
  • Wide degree of latitude so you can work under your own responsibility
  • Communal sporting activities, training and further education programs as well as languages courses
  • Culture of staff appreciation and equal opportunity in an international job environment with staff originating from more than 30 nations
  • As a member of a team you can always rely on the support of your colleagues in a working environment that promotes job satisfaction


If you have any questions regarding the position on offer, please contact Thomas Agethen on +49 (711) 8995 1595.

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