Supervisor - Standard Field Support (UIE 62763) Orange, CT in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 19.06.2018
REFERENCE: 5095853905

Company: United Illuminating Electrical
Job Title: Supervisor - Standard Field Support
Location: Orange, CT US

Business and Department
UI - 100 Orange

Supervises the daily activities of Union employees in a customer service and collections field environment.
Accountable for the performance of a team. Manages time/attendance, safety, fleet and all aspects of performance
by conducting field audits to observe and inspect work. Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion;
coordinates work activities with other supervisors. Decisions are guided by operating procedures that are within the
policies, processes and procedures of the Division.

Key Responsibilities:
Applies management expertise to resolve problems and provide guidance to employees. Has breadth and depth of
expertise in a technical area; knowledge of work processes and tools is generally limited to own area. Provide daily
operations direction to a large group of employees, this includes scheduled evening and weekend coverage. Also,
available for on-call coverage of outages and storm work. Provides guidance for challenging customer service
interactions, including service turn-offs. May be required to travel to customers' homes to provide support for
employees or to investigate complaints. Conducts quality assurance programs with employees, manages
time/attendance, conducts performance audits and provides feedback/instruction to employees. Conducts
progressive discipline as necessary. Conducts grievance meetings with employees and union delegates. May
lead/participate in joint union-management work groups or projects. Identifies and resolves operational and
technical problems within a team using defined processes, policies and procedures; Interprets
customer/stakeholder needs and assesses requirements for resolution. Accountable for the performance of a team.
Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of business support, technical or operations team; sets priorities for
employees to meet daily deadlines; develops plans to meet short-term objectives. Decisions are guided by
operating procedures that are within the policies, processes and procedures of the Department. Incorrect decisions
or processes result in expenditure of additional time and resources to the team. Works within budgetary/ financial
objectives set by next level of leadership; may manage responsibility center. AS or CT E-1 and 10 years
professional level experience in a utility or utility related field is required. Experience managing field employees in a
union environment is preferable. Proficiency in excel and Microsoft office suite required, familiarity with SAP and
payroll software desirable. Experience with OSHA, safety procedures/training preferred. Strong communication
skills required for extensive phone work, contact with customers at their location and resolving concerns of

employees. Ability to coach/lead/motivate; develop a vision - achieve buy-in; set direction, work with others to
achieve results; allow freedom to attain goals; change strategies and opinions to match the needs of the situation;
develop people; capable of developing reporting systems. Valid Connecticut drivers license with a clean record,
able to drive company owned trucks. Must travel throughout service territory.

Qualifications: (minimum qualifications for assignment to this job)
Education: AS Degree
Requires a Associates Degree from an accredited college/university in an engineering (preferably Electrical
Engineering) discipline or a valid Connecticut E-1 electrical license in lieu of an AS

This opportunity will offer
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