Supervisor, Gas Field Operations

Location
Norwalk, CT, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 12, 2018
Closes
Sep 11, 2018
Ref
1304384021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
**Job Description Summary:**

Job Description

Provides direct supervision of internal and external work crews\. The position oversees resources engaged in the operation, maintenance and construction of Eversource Energy gas distribution systems\. This position is multi\-faceted with responsibilities that include integrated planning and scheduling, execution of fieldwork activities, performance measurement, coaching, safety adherence, mentoring and various administration duties\. Prepares and executes maintenance and construction activities along with coordination and schedules\. Communicates with customers and community officials concerning all aspects of utility construction, operations, maintenance and service delivery\.

1\. Plans, organizes and manages the Gas Maintenance and Construction field workload through accurate coordination and scheduling, with others\.

2\. Supervises internal and external work crews\.

3\. Oversees in\-house crews and contractors engaged in the operation, maintenance and construction of Eversource gas distribution system\.

4\. Communicates with customers and community officials concerning all aspects of utility construction, operations, maintenance and service delivery\.

5\. Coordinates outages as the on\-scene supervisor\. Responds to and classifies reported gas leaks\. May participate in the supervisory on\-call rotation\.

6\. Ensures the safety of personnel by taking direct preventative measures, conducting effective weekly safety meetings and ensuring all related standards, rules and laws are understood and adhered to\.

7\. Ensures that work is performed in accordance with appropriate Company standards and work methods including monitoring for a high quality of workmanship and productivity\.

8\. Responsible for providing complete, accurate and timely work packages for work crews including required permits, dig safe authorization, drawings, etc\.

9\. Monitors current and future workload to ensure district plans and schedules maximize productivity, control costs and meet or exceeds service level agreements\.

10\. Ensures compliance with regulatory and Company work rules and procedures\. Understands and complies with the labor contract and works to resolve initial grievances\. Initiates appropriate disciplinary action when required\.

Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related discipline plus three \(3\) years of experience in Gas Distribution, and/or Field Service design and/or installation, servicing customers, and supervising employees; OR Associate's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related discipline plus five \(5\) years of experience in Gas Distribution, and/or Field Service design and/or installation, servicing customers, and supervising employees; OR Minimum of seven \(7\) years of experience in Gas Distribution, and/or Field Service, or utility operations, or technical discipline with supervisory and/or customer service experience\. Requires knowledge of gas distribution system design, operations, maintenance, and construction principles and practices, safety standards and business processes\. Also requires project and schedule management skills including computerized work and materials management and scheduling tools\. Requires a working knowledge of the labor contracts\. Requires communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution and teamwork skills\. Ability to use PC desktop applications \(e\.g\. Microsoft Word & Excel\)\.

This is a Safety Sensitive position and subject to random drug testing\. Shift work may be required\.

Please submit a resume with your application\.

**Worker Type:**

Regular

**Number of Openings:**

1

**SEO Category:**

Operations Jobs

**EEO Statement**

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status\.

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