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Supervisor - Integrated Field Design in Brewster, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Directs and supervises employees responsible for operating and/or providing technical support for the operations of the Company's electric T&D system that may involve service  work, service administration, field planning, trouble calls, safety process, work order/AE processing, use of CSS/WMS, obtaining/expediting construction materials, joint facilities billing, customer billing jobs, and/or storm restoration.  Ensures work is completed in accordance with internal and industry standards following approved policies, procedures, safety rules, budgets and in a manner that promotes customer satisfaction.

Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

1.         This position is responsible for supervision of Field Planners/Field Engineers as well as monitoring and coordinating all resources.  Balances field planner/engineer work load. Reviews design due dates and re-assign work as necessary.  Review completed work orders for feedback and work order accuracy. (50%)

2.         Responsible for technical support for the construction, operation, and maintenance of all electric facilities in the division.  Ensures work is completed in accordance with internal and industry standards following approved policies, procedures, safety rules, budgets and in a manner that promotes customer satisfaction.  Resolves customer complaints.  (15%)

3.         Knowledge of company construction standards, rates, field operating procedures, safety instructions, union contracts, and accounting manuals.  Review project designs before and during construction to determine best economic design. Analyze engineering alternatives and provide valid justification for projects.  Responsible for managing annual budgets for Electric Distribution. (15%)

4.         Appraise and approve the work of field planners/engineers doing design work. Develops employees to enhance professional values and effective performance. Identify and arrange for necessary training. (10%)

5.         Assist operations with storm restoration efforts. (10%)


  • Business global view
  • Communication and influence
  • Customer orientation
  • Flexibility and globalization
  • Initiative
  • Innovation and inventiveness
  • People development
  • Results achievement and continuous improvement
  • Team Work
  • Team management

Skills and Requirements

Required Education:

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/GED with the completion of the relevant progression program and 10 years relevant experience required.  Leadership experience preferred.


Strong project management skills.

Ability to multi-task.

Conceptual thinking:  Identifying the key aspects of complex situations and understanding the big picture.

Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

Effective negotiation skills.

Develops employees to enhance personal development and leadership skills.

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