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Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance (RGE 64720) Rochester, NY in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 21.02.2019
REFERENCE: 5098503503

Company ROCHESTER GAS & ELEC (RGE 64720) Rochester, NY
Department: Construction & Maintenance - Electric
Job Title: Supervisor – Construction & Maintenance
Reports to: Manager – Regional Operations
Location: Rochester, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
RGE-NY-West Avenue


Supervises employees in the construction, operation and maintenance of
electric and/or 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
construction standards, following approved policies, procedures, safety
rules and budgets. May interact with customers (internal & external) to
solve problems/concerns and ensure customer satisfaction.


1. Plans and oversees work of line and gas and/or electric 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)

2. Schedules the work of line or street crews. Assess the scope of
projects and assigns the appropriate crew and skills balance. Arranges
for any special equipment and insures that all material needs are met.


3. 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)

4. Oversees construction office and support budget management. May
coordinate department activities with local and state highway
departmental officials. (10%,S)

5. Supervises emergency restoration. (5%,S)

6. 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:

• Bachelors 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 relevant
experience and the completion of the relevant progression program.

• Knowledge of line work and construction.

• Knowledge of line, gas and/or electric theory, switching,
tagging, labor agreement, safety manual, leak detection methods,
procedures and instrumentation.

• Knowledge of industry codes including NEC, NESC, Hazmat, and


• Valid Drivers License.

• May require various DOT Operator Qualifications.


• Results and customer service oriented.

• Good oral 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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