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Supervisor - Gas Ops Technical Services

Company:  CONNECTICUT NATURAL GAS C
Location: 

East Hartford, CT, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Long Description

rimary responsibility is to establish and manage a centralized leak 
survey program for The Berkshire Gas Co.  Responsible for operations
and employees/contractors to ensure the accurate, efficient and 
productive completion of leak survey assigned work/projects.  
Mentor and actively assist in enhancing the skill development of 
subordinates to ensure employee growth and development Individual must
possess a thorough working knowledge of leakage survey procedures and
provide support to other operations staff; resolves complaints;
respond to gas emergency situations and/or facilitates Gas Operations
response protocols to emergency situations.  Responds to all emergency
situations, fulfills overtime assignments and on-call/office/field
coverage as directed.  Provides both administrative and managerial
supervision to contractors and bargaining unit employees.
 

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

Enhances and maintains the leakage survey program to provide for compliant 
completion of leakage surveys according to state and federal regulations. 

Schedules and monitors the leakage surveys in a proactive manner.

Collaborates extra departmentally to ensure operations commensurate with 
the Company’s GOMP.

Provides reports and analysis on leaks, leakage surveys and other 
metrics to ensure full transparency.


Update Company’s records with regards leak survey data including but not limited to database information, mapping records, customer records, etc.

Provide informational and material support for field crews.

Establish and maintain an internal QA/QC program to increase survey quality and thereby system safety.

Responsible for the scheduling and coordination of administrative
departmental activities, not limited to, Operator Qualification
compliance, training, vacations, shift scheduling, and other items as
needed.

Responsible for processing payroll, overtime, and tracking employee 
and contractor productive/unproductive work time.

Ensure all employees and contractors fully understand their personal responsibility 
and accountability to adhere to standards of performance and departmental
objectives regarding safety and all other work-related activities.

Review and approve invoices for work performed by external services as well as equipment maintenance and purchasing.

Each employee must accept responsibility for their own safety and health
as well as the safety and health of their fellow employees.

Note: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all
inclusive. Employees in this position may be required to perform other
related aspects of the job not listed above or listed under
Purpose/Major Objectives as assigned by the supervisor.
 

Skills and Requirements

Qualifications: (minimum qualifications for assignment to this job)
Education:    High School Diploma    Experience:    7   Years

Candidate must have at least 7 years of very strong gas operations
experience.  Must have administrative, communication and decision making
abilities. Strong leadership/ managerial skills required. Candidate must
be available 24/7/365 to support gas emergency situations.  An Associate
degree is preferred.

Knowledge specific to gas operations and specific area they will manage.
The candidate must have strong quantitative skills with a proven ability
to use/produce spreadsheets or other similar programs, strong written
and verbal skills and a proven ability to use MS Office.  Must be self-
directed and have demonstrated initiative and assertiveness skills with
strong labor relations skills and experience with the grievance process
and a working understanding of the Collective Bargaining Agreements.
Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced, mission critical
environment.  Must have a valid driver’s license and may require DOT
Operator Qualifications.
 

Competencies

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

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

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. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Gas, Gas Technician, Energy

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