Supervisor, Gas Corrosion Control - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-12
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Defense Contracting

/yr

  full-time   employee


Brentwood
New York
11717
United States

About us

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.

 

National Grid is hiring a Gas Supervisor for its Corrosion Control team in Brentwood, NY.

Job Purpose

To make sure National Grid's State and Federal mandated corrosion control programs are completed within regulated timeframes and budget.  Promote and follow testing and safety procedures set forth by National Grid, New York State, and the US DOT.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervise and direct the actions of all Long Island Region corrosion Field Testers including a supplemental contracted workforce. 
  • Maintain safety as highest priority by promoting our safety goals and procedures, which includes regular safety and observation audits completed in the field. 
  • Understand and promote cost savings measures to ensure cost center stays within specified budget.
  • Be proficient and teach direct reports and others on new corrosion electonic database system (Pipeline Compliance System) as well as other National Grid software systems such as Gas GIS, GASCAR, CIS.  Typical windows knowledge needed for software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc..

 

Main Interfaces;

 

  • This position will require daily contact with all direct reports.
  • Email and other communication for upper level management will be needed on a regular basis.

 

Key Tasks;

  • Maintain daily operations of Corrosion Field Testers and Contractors.
  • Make sure all corrosion mandates are completed on time (includes regular interval testing and problem correction (Corrosion Work Requests) through the use of electronic Pipeline Compliance System.
  • Teach corrosion control testing procedures to all Testers.
  • Maintain safety programs and regularly observe safe work practices by conducting regular field audits.
  • Responsible for monitoring and providing testing for DOT required Pipeline Operator Qualification’s program.
  • Maintain constant watch on the cost of operations and promote more efficient ways of doing business.
  • Customer contact for entry into customer premises.

Qualifications

  • BS degree in related field
  • Valid drivers license with acceptable driving record
  • Knowledge of Federal DOT and National Grid corrosion control testing procedures, as well as demonstrated proficiency with National Grid computer systems

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for promotional 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.

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