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Manager - Regional Operations (CMP 70281) Lewiston/Bridgton, ME, US in Lewiston, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

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Publication date: 26.12.2018REFERENCE: 5107652901


Company: Central Maine Power (CMP)Department: Electric DistributionJob Title: Manager – Regional OperationsReports to: Director – Electric DistributionLocation: Lewiston/Bridgton, ME, US

Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and DepartmentUSA,



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

Manages the line functional area within the region. Provides leadership and direction to achieve goals andimplement change. Responsibilities include safety, reliability, customer satisfaction, cost-effective resourceallocation, staff selection and development, process improvement and oversight, major project management anddaily field operations activities. Coordinates and participates in problem- resolution and emergency response withother functions and subject matter experts. Ensures administrative matters such as payroll, budgets, performancereviews, safety, scheduling, and work management 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 region and occasional travel outside region.

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

1. Develops and implements annual business plan including O&M and Capital budgets. Monitors ongoing progressand 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. May

be responsible for reporting and performance tracking.3. May be responsible for Senior Management budget analysis, KPI and mandated inspection reporting.4. Selects, trains, and develops personnel. Guides and appraises work of subordinates. Rewards and disciplines asappropriate.5. Coordinates key contract bids and awards with Procurement. Researches and resolves invoice processing andpayments with Finance and Procurement. Ensures compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies,guidelines, and safe work procedures as established in the Safety Handbook and SOPs.6. Oversees, supports and participates in service restoration process during electric (removed gas) emergencies.Coordinates cross-functional problem solving.7. Resolves employee relations, labor relations, and customer relations issues. With a strong emphasis ondeveloping & nurturing long-tem constructive relationships with, peers, subordinates, and union leadership.8. Performs other duties as assigned.



Education & Experience Required:

• Bachelor’s degree with five years relevant experience; or an Associate’s degree and 10 years of relevantexperience; or a High School Diploma and 15 years of relevant experience. Supervisory experience preferred.


• Managerial and leadership skills.
• Creative problem-solving skills.
• Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and follow-through skills.
• Prior experience with project management preferred.
• Ability to multi task and set priorities.
• Acts as mediator/negotiator with all perspective business partners.
• Customer focused.
• Ability to administer to budgets, contracts, staffing needs, performance management goals and objectives.
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate with Utility professionals across the company.
• Ability to develop and manage a safe work environment.
• Leadership experience in a union environment preferred.

This opportunity will offer

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 qualified

individuals 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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