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Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance


Webster, NY, US



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




Supervises employees in the construction, operation and maintenance of electric distribution and transmission systems. Oversees, plans and schedules new construction work, preventive and corrective maintenance, inspections and training activities. Oversees new employees as they progress through their Apprenticeship Training Program.  Responsible for ensuring apprentices receive an appropriate level of field experience.  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.
Coordinates response to off hour’s emergencies by filling the duty supervisor role as part of an established rotation.


1.Plans and oversees work of line employees including line apprentices. Supervises to ensure safe and efficient operation of the daily field activities of both Company and various contractor construction crews. Works with the Training Department during progression training as appropriate. 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)
2.Schedules the work of line 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 and that line apprentices receive an appropriate level of field experience.
3. Administers damage claims and billing, time reporting, store orders, job kitting, work order balancing, material review, and compliance with safety rules and regulations. Coordinates tasks associated with progression training including equipment needs and lodging arrangements (10%,P)
4.Oversees construction office and support budget management. May coordinate department activities with local and state highway departmental officials. (10%,S)

5.Supervises emergency restoration. (5%,S)
6.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. Assists with hiring Manager duties, including the selection process and performing onboarding requirements for new hires as appropriate.  (5%,S)


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

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 oral 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 emergencies to work storms, or other critical assignments.

Our Selection Process

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam, background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor Vehicle (MVR) check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle. Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

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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

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