Graduate Development Program - Associate Supervisor, Electric Operations (Military Veterans Wanted!)
Company: National Grid
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Description About the Graduate Development Program National Grid's Graduate Development Program (GDP) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 8-week Orientation which gives you exposure to all part of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US. Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position. Additionally, all Graduates will develop leadership skills through quarterly development session and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid. You will meet amazing individuals, both within our organization and local communities and will be assigned a mentor who will provide guidance and insight to help you start and progress in your career. About the Position: This role is responsible for the daily supervision and organization of 5-15 assigned field staff in order to effectively, efficiently and safely accomplish job tasks in line with departmental and National Grid requirements. At the higher levels this role will translate functional policy by designing procedures that drive greater efficiencies and performance within their own team and for National Grid. Supervise a culturally diverse workforce through coaching, counseling and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in an efficient manner. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Manage HR aspects of team including matters related to sickness, discipline and poor standards of work in order to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and effectively. Contribute to the protection of the public and organizational personnel by ensuring all materials, standards and procedures are in line with National Grid safety policies and processes. Act as the first point of contact for multiple internal stakeholders and outside agencies in order to provide support and ensure National Grid deliver against service level agreements. Collate information in order to ensure operational activity is in line with external regulations and ensure more senior team members have accurate and up to date information as required. Execute instructions and requests, plan and organize resources and make appropriate arrangements to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and in line with relevant policies and processes. Monitor and assess team working practices to ensure they are compliant with regulations relating to their area. Qualifications Bachelor or Master's degree from an accredited institution Specialized training in basic electricity and electric theory, national application standards and job-related experience preferred Technically proficient within subject matter with experience of leading a team involved in transactional operational services. Must have ability to gain a good working knowledge of tools and systems within designated area. Ability to work off-hours and on-call rotations sometimes requiring travel outside the division for emergency assignments. Must qualify for Authorized Persons List to coordinate & initiate switching activities within the team. Ability to accurately interpret maps, specification sheets, prints, schematics, diagrams and instructional information to construct, maintain and troubleshoot effectively. Must qualify for National Grid's Clearance and Control List. Requires a thorough knowledge of all rules related to underground or overhead line construction including OSHA 1910.269. Graduated between May 2018 and May 2019 Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; official college transcript required for confirmation Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program June 3, 2019 Valid driver's license with safe driving history Proven leadership experience in at least one of the following: College leadership position (e.g., student government, clubs, athletics). Leadership and/or volunteer experience, in and/or out of the college environment Experienced a full or part-time job while at college and acquired relevant work experience This position is one of National Grid's career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. 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. Job :Maint & Construction Primary Location :NY-Albany Organisation :Operations Schedule :Full-time Job Posting :Sep 17, 2018, 11:55:24 AM Unposting Date :Nov 13, 2018, 4:59:00 AM
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