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National Grid Sr Supervisor Operations Electric Construction Substation in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us National Grid is hiring a Senior Supervisor for our Electric Construction Substation department in Waltham, MA. Every day we deliver safe and secure to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry. To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business. ## Job Purpose To implement construction strategies and methodologies that maximize and ensure the safe and efficient execution of the Transmission & Distribution capital substation construction work plan. Execution of these goals is achieved through ongoing guidance, supervision and clear communication of responsibilities focused on the internal National Grid Crews and Contracted resources. ## Key Accountabilities + Supervise assigned department personnel to assure that construction projects are completed safely, on schedule, within budget, and in a high-quality manner to meet National Grid and regulatory guidelines. + Plan and organize daily operations of construction workforce where assigned to construct Transmission & Distribution substations and other National Grid facilities. + Assure that assigned personnel are productively assigned to the highest priority work, trained and evaluated within National Grid guidelines and procedures. Conduct worker performance appraisals and provide developmental plans. + Assure that required vehicles, equipment, materials and tools used by personnel are available and maintained at proper levels. + Assure that required paperwork is accurate and submitted on time (e.g. drivers logs, vehicle inspection reports, crane inspection reports, job briefings, tailboard discussion check sheets, time sheets, etc.). + Effectively coordinate a high level of worker productivity under a variety of site work conditions. + Understand and interpret the union labor agreement to assure uninterrupted and safe workflow. + Maintain a thorough understanding of department emergency response procedures to help arrange and provide resource support as needed. Remain available to be contacted, by phone in the event of a system emergency. + Other duties as assigned. Participate in project call ins and meetings, and work projects according to Project Management Playbook Process ## Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required + Excellent teamwork and communication skills. ## Qualifications + Two year technical degree in electrical engineering or related work experience. + 5-10 years relevant electrical construction experience in all aspects of electric utility operations, utility construction operations or similar industry. + Must have thorough understanding of electrical construction principles, equipment, work methods and the hazards associated with this work and have the ability to mitigate those hazards. + Hands-on experience with overseeing the completion of challenging electrical construction projects. + Maintain a non-restricted driver’s license. + Able to travel throughout the service territory and willing to work extended hours when job required and for system emergencies. + Construction Supervisor license in the state of Massachusetts is desirable or having the ability to follow thru with obtaining a Construction Supervisor license in the state of Massachusetts. + Journeyman Electrician License in a state within National Grid service territory preferred. Valid driver’s license required ## Job Dimensions- Budget/Direct Reports + Direct Reports: Up to 15 ## More Information This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
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