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Director - Electric Distribution (UIE 71059) Orange, CT, US in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 24.01.2019REFERENCE: 5109351901

CompanyCompany: United IlluminatingJob Title: Director - Electric DistributionLocation: Orange, CT



Able to solve complex problems.Project management skills.Mentoring ability.Able to multi-task.


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Oversees the activities of the Electric Distribution and Transmission operations,Provides leadership and direction to achieve goals and implement change.Responsibilities include safety, reliability, customer satisfaction, cost-effective resource allocation, staff selectionand development, process improvement and oversight, major project management and daily field operationsactivities. Coordinates and participates in problem- resolution and emergency response with other functions andsubjectmatter experts.Ensures administrative matters such as payroll, budgets, performance reviews, safety, scheduling, and workmanagement reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner.Requires contact with the public, contractors, local government agencies and officials, other utilities, and the media.Requires extensive travel throughout the regions.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

1. Develops and implements annual business plan for Electric Distribution including O&M and Capital budgets.Monitors ongoing progress and reallocates resources as necessary to ensure goal achievement (Safety, Reliability,and Customer Service).2. Oversee and evaluate work processes. Identifies and implements process improvements. Creates a climate ofinnovation, in which ideas for process improvement are continually encouraged from within the organization.

3. Oversees department’s initiatives, the preparation of budgets and tracking, cost control, and reporting of actualO&M and capital expenditures.4. Responsible for employee goals and objectives while ensuring alignment with department and corporate goals.5. Reviews reports that document performance in meeting department, corporate, or regulatory goals andrequirements.6. Represents the company on various teams or committees regarding state, regional or national issues. Acts asliaison for the Company with customers and with state and municipal agencies to coordinate efforts.


Education & Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree with 5 years relevant experience; or an Associate’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience.Masters Degree preferred. Thorough knowledge of company, federal and state policies and procedures. Priorsupervisory/management experience. Familiarity with budget preparation. Knowledge of electric maintenancedelivery practices.

Competency Requirements: It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the requirements in terms of levelsindicated below.

Build a Global CommunityPromotes working relationships across team and geographical boundaries, building synergies, efficiencies andshared learning.

Drive ExcellenceDrives stretching divisional, functional and technical performance and delivers outstanding results aligned to theorganization’s purpose.

Show Passion for the FutureContributes to the purpose, vision and values at divisional level and interprets them in order to drive change at thedivisional / functional level.

Grow our TalentGrows, develops and promotes talent across divisional and geographical boundaries.

Think CommerciallyDrives operational decision making and innovation that encourages balanced risk taking and careful judgment.

Show Technical CompetenceBeing perceived as a leading professional in their activity area strengthening and developing knowledge within theorganization in their area of responsibility.

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst 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 toemploy 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 locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, 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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