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Eversource Energy Manager, Construction Gas in East Windsor Hill, Connecticut

Role and Scope of Position:

This position is responsible for the efficient management of the capital construction program for Eversource. This position partners with Engineering to ensure that projects are properly designed, budgeted, constructed on time, meet all regulatory and safety requirements and engineering standards. This position is also responsible for the coordination of contractor activity and approval of invoices. This position uses formal processes and tools to manage project resources in order to ensure on-time completion in accordance with approved specifications, schedules and budget. Identifies areas for improving productivity; assigns work, coaches, and manages the construction staff and is responsible for establishing and monitoring goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the construction program according to prescribed schedules, standards, regulations and methods. Ensures all activity is performed in a timely, effective, environmentally prudent and cost-efficient manner to meet regulatory and customer expectations.
  • Ensures that construction projects are completed in accordance with Eversource Safety policies and procedures, and comply with, or are completed in accordance with, Eversource standards and approved project documents, established engineering practices, federal, state and local laws, and construction industry standards.
  • Responsible for the contract administration of Eversource gas contractor agreements in accordance with established purchasing and contract administration standards.
  • Uses project management standards and project construction management tools to track and report on construction progress, control changes and ensures adherence to budget and schedule.
  • Monitors key performance indicators, identifies trends and takes appropriate actions to improve performance across the entire construction process.
  • Responsible for the training and development of construction supervisors.
  • Ensures that accurate and timely project documentation is maintained over the construction project life cycle.
  • Ensures that improvements in systems, processes and procedures are identified and implemented.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

Requires knowledge of design and construction of gas distribution facilities and equipment, as well as the codes and regulations that govern the operation and maintenance of the gas distribution system. Requires knowledge of the theoretical and practical application of project management techniques, tools and software.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, related discipline or equivalent experience. Master’s Degree or MBA preferred.

Experience :

Minimum of ten (10) years gas distribution, utility or technical experience.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The salary range for this position starts at $137310.00 to $152570.00, plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of benefits.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.
  • This position is categorized as safety-sensitive for the purpose of drug testing. Successful applicants shall be subject to a pre-assignment drug test if the individual is currently in a non-safety sensitive position. As an employee in this position the individual shall be subject to random drug testing. A positive drug test will result in disciplinary action.

Mental Aspects :

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Cascade and translate strategies into action plans.
  • Communicate goals and priorities (company, department, team); ensure line of sight
  • Drive accountability/monitor progress
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Role model honesty and integrity in all communication and actions
  • Balance “getting results” with concern for individual needs
  • Have honest dialogue with employees; get to know them
  • Track commitments and follow-up

Manage and Develop People

  • Create individual development plans with direct reports
  • Set realistic performance objectives
  • Give ongoing, honest feedback; coach for success
  • Differentiate performance and provide rewards and recognition

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Surface and address competing goals
  • Encourage cooperation/remove obstacles between functions
  • Conduct teambuilding/development processes
  • Encourage collaboration
  • Guide team in translating organizational goals into day-to-day work

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Involve employees/seek input in decision making, on continuous improvement ideas and change
  • Diversify staff, where possible, in hiring/promotions
  • Seek opportunities to utilize diverse suppliers

Lead Change

  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to successfully develop and implement changes in strategy, priorities and work processes
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances
  • Act optimistically to influence others to embrace change

Focus on the Customer

  • Ensure that we have processes in place to deliver on our customer promise and provide superior customer service
  • Be a role model for the business on delivering superior customer service

Please submit a resume with your application.

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Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

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