Senior Supervisor, Distribution Line Worker
Company: National Grid
Posted on: January 16, 2022
In accordance with guidelines regarding companies classified as
Federal contractors and consistent with our core commitment of
safety, National Grid has made the decision to require all new
hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire. "Full
vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose
vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been
administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a
religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable
National Grid is hiring a Supervisor for our Electric Overhead
department in Albany, NY.
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy 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.
To be responsible for the safety, reliability, security and
integrity of the overhead electric distribution system through the
daily supervision and organization of operations personnel to
complete job tasks while complying with Company and regulatory
requirements. This role provides emergency response and supervision
of personnel engaged in a 24-hour, 7 day per week operation. To be
responsible for the safety, reliability, security and integrity of
the overhead electric distribution system through the daily
supervision and organization of operations personnel to complete
job tasks while complying with Company and Regulatory policies,
procedures and requirements.
Supervise a culturally diverse workforce through coaching,
counseling and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in an
Oversee the Overhead Electric operational workload of team to
ensure allocated resources are fully utilized in order to deliver
against agreed upon work plan and execute work activities within
planned unit and budget cost.
Ensure supervised Overhead Electric teams comply with safety
standards, policies and processes in order to ensure a safe working
environment and minimize risk for all staff.
Review, ensure accuracy and execute the approval of area purchase
orders, invoices and payroll activities.
Execute all work tasks in compliance with all Company, Federal and
State policy and regulatory requirements.
Build good working relationships with internal & external customers
and manage the day-to-day relationship with them in order to
understand their requirements and deliver appropriate solutions
within National Grid policies and processes.
Monitor performance of allocated Underground staff including issues
relating to sickness, discipline and poor standards of work in
order to ensure that work is performed efficiently and
Act as the Overhead first point of contact for multiple internal
stakeholders and outside agencies in order to provide support and
ensure National Grid deliver against service level agreement.
Promote and implement Overhead Electric best practices in order to
ensure all work tasks achieve high productivity
Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
* Experience of leading a team involved in field operations
activities is preferred.
* Encourages and empowers others by offering help and advice, and
building a common understanding of needs and shared goals.
* Ability to build good working relationships with internal and
* A Bachelor's degree preferred in a related area or 5 to 7 years'
of related Overhead experience, or committed to 'on the job'
training programs with practical experience of methods, processes
and techniques relevant to area or discipline.
* Technically proficient within subject matter and experience of
leading a team involved in Overhead Field operations activities is
* Ability and knowledge to develop standard operating procedures
for field personnel to perform Overhead electric work and
connections on energized distribution/transmission facilities is
* Must have, or possess the ability to develop a working knowledge
of information systems critical to the work management, financial
reporting and performance tracking of the Overhead Department.
* Must have or possess the ability to develop knowledge and
understanding of National Grid's policies and processes and how to
apply them effectively to the Overhead Department.
* Must have demonstrated or possess the skills to build effective,
respectful, working relationships.
* Ability to perform off-hour coverage and provide sound
decision-making during emergency situations.
* Valid driver's license required.
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. Candidates will be assessed and provided
offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their
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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