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Analyst - Work Planning

Company:  NY STATE ELECTRIC & GAS C
Location: 

Geneva, NY, 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

This position is responsible for updating and maintaining Substation, Transmission, and Distribution Capital, New Customer, Maintenance and Reliability Projects under the responsibility of Electric Operations at AVANGRID.  Develops, maintains and issues Area reports that promote decisions around project prioritization and completion. Responsible for generating reports which allow for the forecasting of resources and expenditures and optimizing resource utilization for Substation, Transmission, and Distribution projects.  In addition to scheduling responsibilities, provide support during storm emergencies. The position will also take a lead role in the organization to drive scheduling of internal and external resources for construction activities. The Scheduler will organize work based on work order due dates tasks and priorities, and feedback from the stakeholders.  The Scheduler will also identify work out of design, i.e. : "Ready for Planning"; work in this stage is organized by due date and layout in a 3 month look ahead to be discussed at the weekly planning meetings. The  scheduler is also responsible for creating a 3-week construction schedule, to be discussed at the weekly scheduling meetings; [1 week look-behind; 2 weeks look-ahead] The Scheduler identifies Material Need Dates, identifies drivers for poor material adherence, and communicates results to Area Manager and Supervisors.  Discussions include analysis for improvement.
 

Responsibilities

1.Maintains and implements the master work schedules for area operations, including shift work. Works with the Senior Work Planner and area management to provide contingency plans for rebalancing the workload.  Provides back-up to Senior Work Planner. 25%
2.    Maintains data for the global templates used to create schedules and forecasts of future resource requirements.  Tracks historical costs and durations for continuous improvement of work plan estimates. Prepares work plans and schedules which present resource and material requirements and forecasts for optimal resource utilization.  20%
3.    Monitors current and future workload to ensure area plans and schedules maximize productivity, control costs and meet or exceeds service level agreements.  Monitors area performance through analysis of manpower utilization and workload trends and productivity.  Keeps zone and area management informed of results. 20%
4.    Identifies, develops and implements work process for continuous best practices for overall scheduling. 15%
5.    Responsible for the integrity of data input into work management systems and operating databases.  Ensures the integrity and accuracy of data through weekly Scheduling update meetings. 15%
6.    Provide storm support as necessary 5%

Skills and Requirements

•    Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience or High School/GED with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience required.
•    Requires expert level project and schedule management skills.
•    Also requires knowledge of Capital and O&M Budgeting, Construction Principles and Practices, Operations, Maintenance, Safety Standards and Business Processes.
•    General understanding of labor work practices.
•    Ability to use PC desktop applications (e.g. SAP, Arcos Crew Manager, Microsoft Word and Excel).

Skills/Abilities: 
•    Ability to multi-task.
•    Conceptual thinking: Identifying the key aspects of complex situations and understanding the big picture.
•    Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
 

 

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: Rochester

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