Avangrid Manager - Work Plng Schedule & Contracts in Orange, Connecticut
Manager - Work Plng Schedule & Contracts
Company: THE SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT
Orange, CT, 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 www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)
The Manager of Work Planning and Scheduling reports to the Director of Planning, Scheduling and Resource Management . Oversees the staff at the BGC, CNG and SCG. Ensures the successful scheduling and deployment of employees to complete all regulatory mandated and non-mandated work. Ensures the availability of appropriate frameworks and associated budgets are available. Administers policies, practices and procedures that maximize efficiency and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, internal and external auditors. Leads the development of O&M and CAPEX budgets for the team.
Works closely with Operations, Regulatory, Internal and External Auditors, Union Leaders, and numerous other internal and external entities. Manages the creation of workorders, emergency dispatches and work scheduling/optimization.
Provides overall leadership for working staff and ensure all required permitting, scheduling and any contractual requirements are in place for operations staff to complete work assignments. Coordinates with the manager of dispatch and work planning to ensure all work is scheduled in a timely manner and priorities are met (25 %)
Provides direction on the operation of Avangrids work planning, scheduling, contracts and budgets team. Coordinates with supervisor of contracts and budgets to ensure proper frameworks and budgets are available for the successful completion of work. (25 %)
Ensures the development of technical training and progression testing for all personnel. Provides leadership, team building and incorporates continual efficiencies and procedural improvements for all areas of responsibilities. (10 %)
Directs the overall operation of the CNG, SCG and BGC work planning, scheduling group. Coordinates best practices with other Opcos and companies (20%)
Formulate a work planning program to find efficiencies in best work practices, review staffing needs for the operations staff and work with the operations team to implement changes. (20%)
Skills and Requirements
Bachelor Degree and 5 years or associates degree and 10 years equivalent experience in supervision, project management
Must have working knowledgeof natural gas operation (Preferred) or in the utilities industry.
Must be able with work on multiple projects on-site
Must be able to communicate with employees oon all level of the business.
Be a role model
Collaborate and Share
Develop Self & Others
Empower to grow
Focus to achieve results
Our Selection Process
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
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