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CenterPoint Energy Damage Prevention Coordinator in Anderson, Indiana

Damage Prevention Coordinator

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Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Anderson, IN, US, 46016Noblesville, IN, US, 46060Muncie, IN, US, 47302

Company: CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years.

Our Vision: Our vision is to become the most admired utility in the United States through the execution of our long-term growth strategy. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

Our Commitment: CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

Job Summary

Center Point Energy is looking for a Damage Prevention Coordinator to join our IN/OH Line Locating and Damage Prevention Team , located in Anderson , Mu ncie, or Noblesville IN.

You will have the ability to: Monitors and inspects contract locating activities and completes related documentation to ensure compliance with company contracts and guidelines, and applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, standards, and ordinances. Frequent customer, contractor, and excavator contact including conflict management.

Essential Functions

  • Promotes damage prevention activities and encourage open communication with excavators.

  • Observes and inspects the various phases of the line locating work to determine if work is conforming to Company standards.

  • Enforces all standards, specifications, and any special provisions of the line locating work.

  • Enforces all provisions of the line locating contracts between the company and the contractor.

  • Monitors quality and cycle time of contractor’s service through evaluation of metrics and field audits.

  • Investigates third party damages as designated by the Damage Prevention Manager.

  • Assists the company in the collection of third-party damages through accurate and timely field investigation reports and acts as a first-person witness when necessary.

  • Analyzes the root cause of investigated third party damages and communicates how future damages may be avoided.

  • Assist contractor locators with difficult and hard-to-find locates.

  • Responds to customer complaints and follows up with the customer as to the status or resolution of the complaint.

  • Work with other members of the Public Awareness and Damage Prevention teams to implement consistent community education programs.

  • Involvement with state One-Call Centers, and state damage prevention programs including enforcement issues.

  • Represent the department and actively participate in the company’s Public Awareness and Damage Prevention Committee.

  • Assists other CenterPoint Energy departments for special locating needs.

  • Handles special assignments on short notice.

Education Description

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline from an accredited college or university or eight (8) years of work experience. Every two (2) years of experience is equivalent to one (1) year of education.

Experience

  • Requires a minimum three (3) years of utility distribution system experience with demonstrated line locating and/or damage prevention skills.

A bonus to have

  • Able to perform analytical skillsets including critical thinking, data analysis, research and solve complex problems.

  • Able to read and interpret maps; and demonstrate a basic understanding of a utility distribution system, line locating practices; and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, and demonstrate courtesy, tact, and good judgment and professional conduct when communicating in person, by telephone, or electronic communications.

  • Able to function in a stressful environment, multi-task and manage several projects/activities at one time and provide the appropriate skill in conflict management/conflict resolution.

  • Able to demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Able to apply basic mathematics to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and calculation of fractions and percentages.

We want you to know

Being a part of the CenterPoint Energy team is more than a career alone. It's an opportunity to make a positive impact. You will be an integral part of enabling everyday life and the pursuit of possibilities for the customers we serve and the communities we share. The vital services we provide are at the core of making our world work, and by sharing your energy with us, we'll create a better tomorrow together.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid training

  • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

  • Transit subsidies

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off

  • Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution

Job Type: Full Time

Posting Start Date: 05/15/2024​

Posting End Date: 05/26/2024

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Anderson

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