Analyst - Workplanning (CMP 66892) Farmington, ME US in Farmington, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Publication date: 24.09.2018
REFERENCE: 5102424801

Job Title: Analyst - Work Planning (CMP 66892)
Location: Farmington, ME
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
CMP-ME-Farmington Serv Bldg


This position is responsible for updating and maintaining Substation,
Transmission, and Distribution Capital, New Customer, Maintenance and
Reliability Projects under the responsibility of Electric Operations at
AVANGRID. Develops, maintains and issues Area reports that promote
decisions around project prioritization and completion. Responsible for
generating reports which allow for the forecasting of resources and
expenditures and optimizing resource utilization for Substation,
Transmission, and Distribution projects. In addition to scheduling
responsibilities, provide support during storm emergencies. The position
will also take a lead role in the organization to drive scheduling of
internal and external resources for construction activities.
The Scheduler will organize work based on work order due dates tasks and
priorities, and feedback from the stakeholders. The Scheduler will also
identify work out of design, i.e. : "Ready for Planning"; work in this
stage is organized by due date and layout in a 3 month look ahead to be
discussed at the weekly planning meetings.
The scheduler is also responsible for creating a 3-week construction
schedule, to be discussed at the weekly scheduling meetings; [1 week
look-behind; 2 weeks look-ahead]
The Scheduler identifies Material Need Dates, identifies drivers for
poor material adherence, and communicates results to Area Manager and
Supervisors. Discussions include analysis for improvement.


1. Maintains and implements the master work schedules for area
operations, including shift work. Works with the Senior Work Planner and
area management to provide contingency plans for rebalancing the
workload. Provides back-up to Senior Work Planner. 25%

2. Maintains data for the global templates used to create schedules and
forecasts of future resource requirements. Tracks historical costs and
durations for continuous improvement of work plan estimates. Prepares
work plans and schedules which present resource and material
requirements and forecasts for optimal resource utilization. 20%

3. Monitors current and future workload to ensure area plans and
schedules maximize productivity, control costs and meet or exceeds
service level agreements. Monitors area performance through analysis of
manpower utilization and workload trends and productivity. Keeps zone
and area management informed of results. 20%
4. Identifies, develops and implements work process for continuous best
practices for overall scheduling. 15%

5. Responsible for the integrity of data input into work management
systems and operating databases. Ensures the integrity and accuracy of
data through weekly Scheduling update meetings. 15%

6. Provide storm support as necessary 5%


Education & Experience Required:

• Bachelors Degree preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 3
years relevant experience or High School/GED with a minimum of 5 years
relevant experience required.

• Requires expert level project and schedule management skills.

• Also requires knowledge of Capital and O&M Budgeting,
Construction Principles and Practices, Operations, Maintenance, Safety
Standards and Business Processes.

• General understanding of labor work practices.

• Ability to use PC desktop applications (e.g. SAP, Arcos Crew

Manager, Microsoft Word and Excel).


• Ability to multi-task.
• Conceptual thinking: Identifying the key aspects of complex
situations and understanding the big picture.
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
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race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
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