NorthWestern Energy Electric Operations Supervisor in Billings, Montana

Electric Operations Supervisor

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  • 13-Jul-2017 to 27-Jul-2017 (MST)

  • Distribution Operations - MT

  • Billings, MT, USA

  • Regular Full Time

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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION # 2434 O/M

POSTING DATES: July 13, 2017 through July 27, 2017

Title

Electric Operations Supervisor

Department/Division

Distribution Operations

Work Location

Billings, MT

Guidepost

8 to 9 ($60,900 to $115,900)

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical

Required

Drug Test

Required

Background Check

Required

Relocation Benefit

Negotiable

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION

The Supervisor of Electric Operations is responsible for the efficient scheduling and supervision of electric utility and contract crews and service crews engaged in the construction and maintenance of the electric transmission and distribution systems.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics

  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

  • Demonstrate leadership consistent with NorthWestern Energy's code, values, policies, processes and controls

  • Utilize management practices to maintain employee engagement and productivity

  • Effectively manage budgets, ensuring proper cost controls

  • Lead special projects and utilize change and project management techniques as required

  • Supervise electric utility crews, contract crews, and service crews

  • Ensure work is completed in compliance with all appropriate laws, rules, and regulations

  • Provide instruction in and ensure compliance with proper work methods, construction standards, and safety procedures

  • Schedule daily and long-term crew assignments to ensure production goals are met

  • Brief direct reports and develop service packets as needed

  • Participate in the development of annual budgets

  • Develop and participate in all aspects of hiring, performance appraisals, safety accountability checks, and process claims reports

  • Stand in for the Supervisor of Gas Operations as needed

  • Work on-call rotation schedules, evenings, weekends, and in response to acute service needs

  • Work effectively with customers and the general public

  • Develop and maintain a strong interpersonal relationships with peers, co-workers, and other internal customers

  • Effective computer skills

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Post-Secondary engineering degree is preferred

  • Working knowledge in electric utility (transmission, distribution, and substation) business and construction methodologies

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record

  • First Aid/CPR Certification

  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record

  • Strong business acumen desired

  • Supervisory skills and the ability to work effectively with customers and the general public are required

SELECTION PROCESS

When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

External applicants should apply online at http://www.northwesternenergy.com. Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at1-800-245-6977, or via email at job.inquiries@northwestern.com.

NorthWestern Energy

Human Resources Department Job # 2434

3010 West 69th Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithoutregard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.