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Location: Ithaca
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Supervises employees in the construction, operation, and maintenance of electric and distribution and transmission systems. Oversees, plans, and schedules new construction work, preventive and corrective maintenance, inspections, and training activities. Ensures that construction and maintenance is completed in accordance with construction standards, following approved policies, procedures, safety rules and budgets. May interact with customers (internal & external) to solve problems/concerns and ensure customer satisfaction.MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  • Plans and oversees work of line and or electric departments. Supervises to ensure safe and efficient operation of the daily field activities of both Company and various contractor construction crews. May resolve customer issues when needed. May provide assistance to Technical Services on new construction and rebuilding existing plants. Works closely with the PSC and local government agencies. (50%, P)
  • Schedules the work of line or street crews. Assess the scope of projects and assigns the appropriate crew and skills balance. Arranges for any special equipment and ensures that all material needs are met. (20%, P)
  • Administers damage claims and billing, leak reports, time sheets, store orders, job kitting, work order balancing, material review, compliance with safety rules and regulations, standards of excellence and/or service guarantees. Monitors accuracy of Records for auditing purposes and ensure compliance. (10%, P)
  • Oversees construction office and support budget management. May coordinate department activities with local and state highway departmental officials. (10%, S)
  • Supervises emergency restoration. (5%, S)
  • Coordinates safety training, documentation, inspections, and accident investigations. May be responsible for labor relations contract administration and communications. May conduct employee evaluations for annual performance appraisal process. (5%, S)
    Skills and Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience preferred
    • Associates Degree with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience or High School Diploma/GED required with 10 years relevant experience and the completion of the relevant progression program
    • Knowledge of line work and construction
    • Knowledge of line, and/or electric theory, switching, tagging, labor agreement, safety manual, leak detection methods, procedures, and instrumentation
    • Knowledge of industry codes including NEC, NESC, Hazmat, and OSHACertifications:
      • Valid Driver's License
      • May require various DOT Operator QualificationsSkills/Abilities:
        • Results and customer service oriented
        • Good verbal and written communications skills
        • Self-directed work skills with emphasis on multitasking
        • Computer skills applicable to MS Word, MS Excel, SAP, MS Outlook
        • Demonstrated supervisory skills
        • Strong interpersonal skills
        • Must be available for response to after hours to work storms, emergencies, and critical assignments
          #LI-ML1#INDCompany InformationPlease also note that AVANGRID currently has a COVID-19 vaccination Policy in place that, among other requirements, requires all employees to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status. Any applicant who receives a conditional offer will be required to submit acceptable documentation regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status after receiving such conditional offer and prior to commencing employment. This Policy also requires all employees to either become fully vaccinated or to undergo weekly testing beginning on February 9, 2022. All AVANGRID policies may be modified or discontinued at any time, for any reason at the Company's full and sole discretion.Competencies
          • Develop Self & Others
          • Empower to grow
          • Collaborate and Share
          • Be a role model
          • Focus to achieve results
          • Be agile
          • Technical SkillsMobility InformationPlease note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that countryAvangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

Keywords: AVANGRID, Syracuse , Supervisor, Other , Ithaca, New York

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