Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance (Gas) (RGE 66090) Rochester, NY US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 12.09.2018
REFERENCE: 5100993603

Company: RGE
Department: Underground Field Inspections
Job Title: Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance
Location: Rochester, NY (Scottsville Road)
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
RGE-NY-Scottsville Road

Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:
Supervises employees in the construction, operation and maintenance of gas distribution and transmission
systems. Oversees, plans and schedules new construction work, preventive and corrective maintenance,
inspections and training activities. Ensures that construction and maintenance is completed in accordance with Gas
Operations and Maintenance Manual (O&M) Construction Standards, following approved policies, procedures,
safety rules and budgets. May interact with customers (internal & external) to solve problems/concerns and ensure
customer satisfaction.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
Plans and oversees work of line and gas departments. Supervises to ensure safe and efficient operation of the daily
field activities of both Company and various contractor construction crews. May resolve customer issues when
needed. May provide assistance to Technical Services on new construction and rebuilding existing plants.

Works closely with the PSC and local government agencies. (50%,P)
Schedules the work of gas crews. Assess the scope of projects and assigns the appropriate crew and skills
Arranges for any special equipment and insures that all material needs are met. (20%,P)
Administers damage claims and billing, leak reports, time sheets, store orders, job kitting, work order balancing,
material review, compliance with safety rules and regulations, standards of excellence and/or service guarantees.

Monitors accuracy of Gas Records for auditing purposes and ensure compliance. (10%,P)
Oversees construction office and support budget management.
May coordinate department activities with local and state highway departmental officials. (10%,S)

Supervises emergency restoration. (5%,S)
Responds to gas emergencies and acts as Incident Commander (IC) at emergency scenes.
May need to respond to odor investigations and make safe.
Coordinates safety training, documentation, inspections, and accident investigations.
May be responsible for labor relations contract administration and communications.
May conduct employee evaluations for annual performance appraisal process. (5%,S)

Education & Experience Required:
•Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of
7 years relevant experience or High School Diploma/GED required with 10 years as a gas fitter or other relevant
experience and the completion of the gas fitter progression program.
•Knowledge of gas work and construction.
•Knowledge of gas theory, switching, tagging, labor agreement, safety manual, leak detection methods, procedures
and instrumentation.
•Knowledge of industry codes including NYCRR Part 255, 49 CFR PART192, Hazmat, and OSHA, Operator
Qualification (OQ) and New York Gas Fuel Code.

•Valid Driver's License.
•Requires completion of various DOT Operator Qualifications.

•Results and customer service oriented.
•Good verbal and written communications skills.
•Self-directed work skills with emphasis on multitasking.
•Computer skills applicable to MS Word, MS Excel, SAP, MS Outlook.
•Demonstrated supervisory skills.
•Strong interpersonal skills.
•Must be available for response to after hour's to work storms, emergencies, and critical assignments.

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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