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Supervisor, Gas Field Operations and Maintenance
Summary
Title:Supervisor, Gas Field Operations and Maintenance
ID:LU-704-18
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Operations & Maintenance
Location:Nashua, NH
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:03060
Description

Liberty Utilities, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, is a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution business group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Mandate:

Responsible for the safety, reliability, security and integrity of the gas distribution system through the daily supervision and organization of Liberty operations personnel and contractors in order to complete job tasks while complying with Company, departmental and Regulatory policies, procedures and statutory requirements.​

Job Functions:

  • Participate in strategic business initiatives and projects and supervise 15+ Liberty and contractor employees to the safe, timely and cost effective completion of work within the area of responsibility while promoting and implementing best practices in order to ensure and verify all work tasks achieve high productivity, quality standards and low costs.​
  • Provide emergency response as required and supervision of personnel engaged in a 24 hour, 7 day per week operation.​
  • Supervise a culturally diverse workforce through coaching, counseling, and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in an efficient manner.​
  • Oversee the operational workload of the 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 employees and contractors 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 Liberty Utilities policies and processes.​
  • Monitor performance of allocated staff and/or outside resources, including issues relating to sickness, discipline and poor standards of work in order to ensure that work is performed efficiently and effectively.
  • Act as the first point of contact for multiple internal stakeholders and outside agencies in order to provide support and ensure Liberty Utilities delivers against service level agreements.​

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area and/​or 3 years of natural gas construction and service field related experience required.​
  • Experience in the gas utility industry preferred.
  • Prior supervisory experience desired.
  • Technically proficient within subject matter and experience of leading a team involved in field operations activities.​
  • Demonstrated knowledge to develop standard operating procedures for field personnel to perform gas work and connections on energized distribution/​transmission facilities required.​
  • Ability to develop, a working knowledge of information systems critical to the work management, financial reporting and performance tracking of the designated area.​
  • Proficient in the utilization of Microsoft Office (Excel) required.
  • Working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations and codes affecting natural gas distribution.
  • Perform off-hour coverage and provide sound decision-making during emergency situations required.​
  • Responsible for work outside of normal work schedule including overtime/​storm assignments/holidays and when necessary.
  • Valid driver's license required.​
  • Flexible with traveling to other work locations and if required travel to other divisions within US.

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.​ Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.

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