Lead Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance (SCG 60572) Orange, CT in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/14/2018

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    Orange, CT
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Job Description

Publication date: 17.04.2018
REFERENCE: 5091972901

Department: CT Gas Operations
Job Title: Lead Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance
Location: Orange, CT
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
SCG - 60 Orange


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

Primary responsibility is to manage the CT Gas construction, operations and maintenance of gas distribution
systems. Oversees, plans and schedules new construction work, preventive and corrective maintenance,
inspections and training activities. Ensures that construction and maintenance is complete and in accordance with
construction standards, following approved policies, procedures, safety rules, and budgets. Interacts with
customers to solve problems/concerns and ensures customer satisfaction. Mentor and actively assist in enhancing
the skill development of supervisors to ensure employee growth and development to become a leader within the
organization. Individual must possess a thorough working knowledge of operating procedures and provides
support to other operations staff; resolves complaints; responds to gas emergency situations and/or facilitates Gas
Operations response protocols to emergency situations. Responds to all emergency situations, fulfills overtime
assignments and on-call/office/field coverage as directed. Provides both the administrative and managerial
supervision to field Supervisors and bargaining unit employees.

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

Manage the daily activities of supervisors and employees responsible for the gas construction and maintenance
activities. Supervises both company employees and contractor crews in the construction, operation, and
maintenance of gas distribution systems to ensure system integrity and public safety.
Assumes duties and responsibilities of Manager in his/ her absence.
Frequent interaction with internal and external customers to solve problems/concerns and ensure customer
Identify and implement best practices across the companies to ensure a productive and efficient organization.

Responsible for the scheduling and coordination of administrative departmental activities, not limited to, Operator
Qualification compliance, training, vacations, shift scheduling, and other items as needed.
Directly assist the Manager in identifying development areas and developing performance improvement initiatives
for the company.
Plans, schedules and directs new and replacement gas construction work, preventative maintenance work, inspects
and performs corrective maintenance on gas facilities and provides safety training to the construction department
employees as needed.
Collaborates with others regarding the administration and compliance of all codes, and standards to ensure the
safe delivery of natural gas to our customers.
Responsible for processing payroll, overtime, and tracking employee productive/unproductive work time.
Ensure all employees fully understand their personal responsibility and accountability to adhere to standards of
performance and departmental objectives in regards to safety and all other work related activities.
Align departments to ensure maximum consistency and flexibility amongst all work groups.
Provides input to and oversees the budget for the assigned work group(s).

Each employee must accept responsibility for their own safety and health as well as the safety and health of their
fellow employees.

Note: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees in this position may be
required to perform other related aspects of the job not listed above or listed under Purpose/Major Objectives as
assigned by the supervisor.


Education & Experience Required:
Candidate must have at least 10 years of very strong gas Construction & Maintenance experience. Must have
administrative, communication and decision making abilities. Strong leadership/managerial skills required.
Candidate must be available 24/7/365 to support gas emergency situations. An Associate degree is preferred.

Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of underground gas construction, properties of natural gas, leak detection methods and procedures,
CBYD regulations, State and Federal pipeline safety regulations, DOT 192 Hazmat and OSHA knowledge is
needed. The candidate must have strong quantitative skills with a proven ability to use/produce spreadsheets or
other similar programs, strong written and verbal skills and a proven ability to use MS Office. Must be self-directed
and have demonstrated initiative and assertiveness skills with strong labor relations skills and experience with the
grievance process and a working understanding of the Collective Bargaining Agreements. Proven ability to
multitask in a fast paced, mission critical environment. Must have a valid driver's license and may require DOT
Operator Qualifications.

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.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to
apply to positions, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department
at 833-246-6347 or by emailing us at careers@avangrid.com.