Construction Manager (ETAC ASC 52522) under 52497 CT, NY US in Binghamton, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 24.10.2018
REFERENCE: 5078667106

Company: AVANGRID Service Company (ASC)
Department: Engineering Projects
Job Title: Manager Construction
Hiring Manager: Malyszek, Joanne
Location: Binghamton, NY / Orange, CT
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department

Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:
The Construction Manager is responsible for coordinating construction and commissioning (functional testing
included) activities between several projects, with objectives of safety, quality, timeliness and cost effective
completion on behalf of the Affiliates of AVANGRID located in Maine, New York and Connecticut.

Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
• Provide management and responsibility for performance of Field Construction Managers for the construction and
commissioning of electric lines and substation projects.
• Determines the contract resource requirements, service specifications and manages contractor performance.
• Work with Field Construction Managers related to coordination of field inspections and sign offs for construction
projects including environmental or agricultural.
• Ensure all functional testing is complete at job sites in preparation of commissioning of the facilities.
• Manage performance of outsourced Construction companies to ensure adherence to safety, quality, schedules,
budgets, cost effective means and methods.
• Ensure projects are delivered on time and under budget
• Develop, review, and evaluate contracts and agreements affecting the project execution and functional area
operations and make appropriate recommendations.
• Responsible to ensure compliance with permit conditions.
• Lead resolution in a timely manner to proactively resolve problems and coordinate activities with the field
construction managers.
• Responsible to works with project team ensure that construction management is integrated into the planning,
scheduling, cost tracking, construction, installation, sequencing and testing and commissioning, and acceptance
• Ensure Field Construction Managers obtain all construction materials and material handling plans are established
and properly managed and reported.

• Responsible for the coordination of construction schedules with the other functional areas within the company.
• Provides constructability feedback on electrical, mechanical, protection and civil construction standards.
• Research, recommend, and implement changes as necessary to be aligned with AVANGRID Standards and
Business Area goals and objectives.
• Responsible for timely resolution of disputes and prioritize business requirements to ensure projects are
completed on time and under budget.
• Provide accurate inputs related to the budget process to providing field estimates, resource needs, and oversight
of the construction budget.
• Participate in the construction projects negotiations and joint planning efforts with other utilities.
• Lead overall site activities address or remedy electrical system emergencies as necessary.
• Proactively identify construction risk during the planning, execution and construction phases and eliminate risks
and execute risk mitigation plans.
• Perform special studies, alternatives and risk analyses and cost estimates as necessary.
• Adhere to company policies, programs and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), New England and
New York Independent System Operators
• Safety: Maintain safety awareness and ensure contractors comply with all safety policies, practices, and
procedures to assure a safe working environment at the construction site. Properly wear and care for applicable
safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to Contractors, Project Manager and
assure safety concerns and issues are resolved.
• Ensure all field construction managers are managing the project and construction resources within the schedule
and budget.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Required:
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management with 7 years relevant experience preferred.
Associates Degree with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience or High School/GED with the completion of the
relevant progression program and 15 years relevant experience required.
• A minimum of 5 years of progressive related electric utility industry experience, with electric line or substation
facilities construction management experience preferred. 3 years' experience in a supervisory capacity preferred
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Must have a valid Driver's License
• Must be willing to travel to construction sites on a day to day basis, attend meetings

• Extensive knowledge of construction management practices applicable to electrical utility lines and substation
construction including commissioning of electrical equipment.
• Extensive knowledge of interconnected electrical system operations.
• Knowledge of government regulations, including OSHA, NESC, NEC and industry codes affecting electric utilities.
• Knowledge of contract preparation, negotiations and administration.
• Working knowledge of budget preparation and administration.

• Demonstrated ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations.
• Demonstrated ability to read and interpret mechanical/electrical drawings, and technical manuals.
• Excellent written and verbal communications, including correspondence, reports, and other business documents.
• Working knowledge of best practices in safety policies and procedures.
• Effective leadership Skills
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
• Results oriented

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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