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Eversource Energy Construction Representative (Transmission) in South Hadley, Massachusetts

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Responsible for managing construction contractor activities in accordance to project plans and specifications for projects in Western Massachusetts. Observes and inspects construction contractors to ensure adherence to specifications, codes, state/local siting conditions, contract documents, environmental regulations, and safety regulations. Assigned transmission line and/or substation construction projects within an assigned geographic area. Works closely with personnel in Transmission Project Management, Environmental Permitting, Siting, local control center, and Outreach Services.

Essential Functions:

  • Individual is assigned project of low to medium complexity requiring close stakeholder interaction such as substation expansion projects, transmission line re-build projects, or other system enhancement projects.
  • Ensures contractor compliance with Federal, State, Local and Eversource environmental and safety programs, policies, rules and regulations.
  • Ensures contractor compliance with Eversource standards and procedures
  • Manages contract field construction and maintenance activities at transmission and distribution facilities in accordance with approved project documents, established engineering practices, Federal, State and local laws, and construction industry standards to achieve world-class field construction performance.
  • Ensures Project Manager and project team are notified of any deviations in construction safety compliance, environmental compliance, schedule, design, materials, budget, and commissioning plans.
  • Reviews project design and construction documents to ensure constructability and schedule adherence.
  • Reviews project material requirements to identify items that have not been ordered to support the construction project. Coordinate delivery of materials to construction site.
  • Attends, participates, and may lead scheduled project meetings
  • Conducts on site construction management briefings and prepare reports reflecting project status, schedule and project uncertainties.
  • Ability to oversee and coordinate contractor activities.
  • May be responsible for development or review of commissioning plans, outage requests, and holds electrical system clearances and take switching orders to support construction projects and or storm restoration.
  • Responsible for contractor evaluations, project reconciliations and close out activities following completion of projects.
  • May be required to establish accurate and professional communications with customers during a project.
  • May be required to work extended hours during certain phases of construction projects.
  • Provides substation escort for non-qualified individuals.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Must obtain and maintain switching and tagging certification

· OSHA Training

· Knowledge of applicable safety regulations and codes along with construction standards and regulations

· Working knowledge of construction methods and procedures

· Knowledge of energy delivery power systems

  • The ability to learn and utilize available information technologies

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, related degree or equivalent experience

Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related construction experience required
  • Experience in Transmission Systems preferred

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License is required

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.
  • General/Electrical/Transmission ROW (Right of Way) construction conditions. Construction activities are performed year-round, work schedule dependent upon specific project
  • Must be able to enter ROW and other job sites that are in remote areas with uneven terrain

Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires an individual who is newly hired into the company to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

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.

Mental Aspects :

Must demonstrate past and continued ability to analyze and solve complex construction problems; and demonstrate the ability to perform incident investigations .

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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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires an individual who is newly hired into this position to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

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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