Sr Supv Operations - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\


  full-time   employee

New York
United States

Job ID 471
Location Melville, New York
Organization Capital Project Delivery

About us
National Grid is hiring a Construction Supervisor for our Complex Construction Department in Capital Delivery, Gas Complex Construction. Melville, NY.
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
Job Purpose
Supervisor of external Gas Contractor crews performing all aspects of related work. Manage the local construction process toensure the following: Safe and reliable installation of the transmission and distribution systems consistent with Company goals,objectives and policies, in full compliance with governmental codes and regulations. Extensive knowledge of our gas system is a must including pipeline installation and gas regulator stations.
At the higher levels (Lead), this position will be responsible for the supervision of several Construction Supervisors and coordinating
the work from Resource Planning to these individuals.
Key Accountabilities
Sound implementation of construction policies and procedures that maximize customer satisfaction and fulfill statutory requirements while meeting or exceeding company growth goals.
Direct all aspects of the construction process to meet Company goals while remaining fully compliant and within budgetary limitations ensuring the timely and cost effective installation of facilities.
Monitor safety, performance, productivity and workload as needed to maximize efficiencies and costeffectiveness.
Cultivate relationships with all outside agencies while protecting the Company's.
Motivate, coach, challenge and provide developmental opportunities for subordinates.
Maintain industry involvement to keep abreast of changing technologies and best practices.
Develop continuous improvement initiatives in support of the Company's strategic objectives.
Foster cooperative working relationships with bargaining units and contractors.
Participate in the development and implementation of the various systems and technologies that support the construction process.
Facilitate and support the construction process.
Manage the utilization of resources (personnel, vehicles, and equipment) to ensure a timely response, monitor safety, performance, productivity and workload and rebalance as needed to maximize efficiencies and cost effectiveness.
Ensure that all work is performed in accordance with Company standards and procedures, PSC Code requirements, OSHA, and municipal rules and regulations.
Ensure accurate reporting of work including SOP's, work order historicals, daily completion reporting, sketches, Operations Qualification, etc.
Respond to emergencies and supervises a workforce that operates on a 24hr 7day/week basis.
Standby assignments on a rotational basis as well as overtime to respond to emergencies and ensure public safety are required.
Coordination of work packages to the team and ensuring representation on all projects before starting.
Coordinate all Field Meetings necessary to progress the projects, including preconstruction meetings, safety meetings and notifications and all daily tail gate meetings.
Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
Four year college degree (Engineering degree preferred) or prior work related experience required.
Five plus years of proven managerial experience with a focus on construction policies and practices.
Thorough knowledge of Company policies and procedures, and technical competence to prudently apply these to support construction operations.
Extensive knowledge of the gas transmission and distribution system, engineering, construction & maintenance practices, gas utilization equipment, gas metering, and the electric distribution system? Federal, State, and Municipal Codes, Company standards and procedures as well as computer operations are essential.
Familiarity with Construction standards, Work Methods, Rules for Safe Operation, and associated procedures, knowledge of
Company policies and the application of the Collective Bargaining Agreement are needed.
Strong oral and written communication skills are required, in addition to planning, organizing and computer skills.
Prior experience dealing with diverse groups such as gas and/or electric customers, government officials, etc. in a tactful and diplomatic manner is vital.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products is required for consideration for the Lead Construction Supervisor position.
Ability to estimate field construction costs.
Primavera, PowerPlant, and SAP experience is a plus.
API 1169 certification preferred
This position may involve driving to other company locations, so a clean, valid state issued driver's license is required.
Job Dimensions- Budget/Direct Reports
Direct Reports: Up to 15
More Information
This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.