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Crew Leader
Title:Crew Leader
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Operations & Maintenance
Location:Columbus, GA
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:31901

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: : A Crew Leader is responsible for providing direction and oversight of crew engaged in the full range of general construction and maintenance activities on transmission and distribution systems and facilities as applicable. Performs such work in accordance with company, regulatory and safety procedures. This role is located in Columbus, Georgia.

Job Functions:

  • Plans, directs, oversees and participates in all activities associated with construction and maintenance work assignments.

  • Determines and organizes crew and equipment requirements. Secures necessary materials and tools.

  • Provides customer service regarding complaints and/or questions during new installations and repairs. Advises customers of work to be performed on customers' property.

  • Assesses training needs, coordinates delivery of need training and assists in training and directing other employees.

  • Monitors and provides feedback to the team on job performance, disciplinary issues, operations and team objectives.

  • May perform welding operations as required.

  • May oversee, coordinate and inspect work of contractor crews to ensure compliance with Federal, state and local codes and regulations and company standards.

  • Performs activities to ensure responsiveness to natural gas and other emergencies.

  • Completes and maintains accurate records and reports to comply with company and regulatory requirements.

  • May be required to hold stand- by duty, work shifts, holidays, weekends, emergency call outs and occasional extensive hours. Is subject to reporting outside regular work area.

  • Identifies, addresses, and reports safety and encroachment issues to their resolution and completion. Is responsible for the safe operation and inspection of assigned company vehicles and equipment.

  • Demonstrates support for and adheres to the Company's values, strategies, policies and procedures and exhibits the core values of Liberty's Mission Statement, customer service, safety and the Company's Code of Conduct both as an individual contributor, team member and/or leader of others.

  • Must become familiar with the contents of the Safety Manual, live by the spirit of its intent and become involved in creating and maintaining a safe working environment. Must complete all required safety training.


    Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Five years of natural gas construction and maintenance field experience.

  • Must have and maintain minimum Operator Qualifications (OQs) and classroom training for position.

  • Requires a valid driver's license and CDL in accordance with Company standards.

  • Must have and maintain a Competent Person certificate.

  • Must obtain and maintain any other required OQs and classroom training or certifications within six months.

  • May require a welding certificate.

  • Requires working knowledge of various software applications for data entry, reference and/or retrieval tasks.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with internal/external customers to obtain and/or provide explanations and/or information.

  • Requires occasionally performing activities including, but not limited to, bending stooping, grasping, reaching, twisting turning and/or lifting.

  • Requires the acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of smell.

  • Must be able to lift tools, equipment and materials up to and including 60 pounds.

  • Works outdoors in all types of weather and may be exposed to extremes of climate and temperatures, high noise levels, rough terrain, and occasional work on ladders, roofs, attics, and under houses as well as confined spaces.

  • Works as an individual contributor and/or as a member of a team.

  • May have residence requirement due to call-out response time.

  • As a Safety- Sensitive position, pre and post-employment screenings, including but not limited to drug testing as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and motor vehicle record (MVR) background checks are required.


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    Liberty Utilities is 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.​ All employees and qualified applicants will receive consideration in employment or advancement without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, citizenship, military or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 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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