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Eversource Energy Gas Construction Specialist in Norwalk, Connecticut

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This position provides direct oversight of external and/or internal resources, engaged in the field operations of the Eversource Energy gas distribution systems. This position is multi-faceted with responsibilities that include integrated planning and scheduling, execution of fieldwork activities, safety and compliance adherence, and various administration duties. Communicates with customers and community officials concerning all aspects of utility construction, operations, maintenance and service delivery.

This position provides direct oversight of external and/or internal resources, engaged in the field operations of the Eversource Energy gas distribution systems. This position is multi-faceted with responsibilities that include integrated planning and scheduling, execution of fieldwork activities, safety and compliance adherence, and various administration duties. Communicates with customers and community officials concerning all aspects of utility construction, operations, maintenance and service delivery.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans and organizes the Gas Construction and Maintenance field workload through accurate coordination and scheduling, with others.
  • Ensures safe work practices are being employed in accordance with the Company’s Health and Safety Handbook and work activities are performed in accordance with Gas Distribution construction standards and operating procedures.
  • Oversees the field work performed contractors and in-house crews engaged in the field operations, of Eversource gas distribution system.
  • Communicates with customers and community officials concerning all aspects of the gas construction work.
  • Ensures the safety of personnel by taking direct preventive measures, participating in daily job briefs of crews, and ensuring all related standards, safety rules and laws are understood and followed.
  • Completes documented safety and compliance audits of crews on a daily basis.
  • Ensures that work is performed in accordance with appropriate Company standards and work methods, including monitoring for a high quality of workmanship and productivity.
  • Verifies that the work is being performed by qualified personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring complete, accurate and timely work packages, either electronic or paper form, for work crews including required permits, CBYD authorization, drawings and other related instructions.
  • Monitors current and future workload to ensure district plans and schedules maximize productivity, control costs and meet or exceeds service level agreements.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and Company work rules and procedures.
  • Works with Supervisor to determine and address corrective actions when required.
  • Reviews and approves billing for accuracy and completeness, in accordance with contract language.
  • Participating in project update, planning, and staff meetings.
  • Fills-in as Eversource Supervisor in various meetings and assignments, as designated.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Requires knowledge of gas distribution system design, operations, maintenance, and construction principles and practices, safety standards and business processes.
  • Requires project and schedule management skills including computerized work and materials management and scheduling tools.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to use PC desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Word & Excel).

Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Construction Management or relevant technical Discipline or equivalent experience.

Experience:

  • Three years in field service, utility operations or technical discipline with customer service experience.

This is a safety sensitive PHMSA position and is subject to pre-employment and random drug screening. Responding to emergencies is required.

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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