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Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance at Avangrid

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Plattsburgh, New York

Job Description:

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.

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).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.(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) 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)

Skills and Requirements

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
OSHA. • Valid Drivers License. • May require 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.


  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile

AVANGRID employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties.

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Nearest Major Market: Plattsburgh
Job Segment: Transmission Line Supervisor, Energy