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Supervisor Electric Operations (2nd Shift Trouble Operations)
Title:Supervisor Electric Operations (2nd Shift Trouble Operations)
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Operations & Maintenance
Location:Salem, NH
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:03079

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.

Responsible for the supervision and management over the Troubleshooters of the Electric Operations group while ensuring the highest level of Restoration efforts, construction standards, environmental and safety regulations.

Job Functions:

Primary responsibility is to coordinate the Restoration of power and investigations into customer issues (all voltage and no power complaints) and emergency situations as well as any regularly associated work for troubleshooters. This position also coordinates the shifts and shift coverage for the Troubleshooters as well as training and tool purchases. This position also covers supervisor vacations when needed. This position reports directly to our Director, Electric Operations.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Monitor productivity and direct Company personnel and contractors on construction, maintenance, and daily operations.
  • Coordinate and schedule outages with Engineering, Energy Solutions and Dispatch Control for planned projects and repairs.
  • Respond to regular and off-hour emergency outages by working with Dispatch Control when required; take appropriate steps to restore equipment and power in a timely manner.
  • Respond to customer inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Schedule, coordinate and/or conduct a variety of training sessions including safety, environmental, new work practices, and new equipment.
  • Enforce labor agreements and resolve differences at the department level and administer Company policies such as Positive Discipline and Paid for Time Work.
  • Be available for an On Call rotation for part or all of the NH operations.
  • Fill in as required to perform Line, Substation or Meter Department supervisory roles.
  • May be required to perform physical work during emergency situations as required.
  • Oversee employee compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Enforce Clearance & Control Rules and act as local control authority as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10 years as a Line worker with at least two years as a Troubleshooter.
  • Prior supervisory/crew leader experience preferred.
  • Flexible with working off-hours and on-call rotations, and the ability to travel outside the Division for emergency assignments and work other shifts as necessary to meet business needs required.
  • Electrical utility experience preferred such as knowledge of overhead, underground, substation construction and metering.
  • Supervise work at heights from ladders and staging, and be able to operate aerial devices in general or from confined spaces in extreme temperatures and the ability to lift 50 pounds required.
  • Construction knowledge with familiarity of all types of construction equipment, and demonstrate good electrical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Thorough knowledge of all rules related to underground and overhead line construction including OSHA 1910.269 required.
  • Ability to accurately interpret maps, specification sheets, prints, schematics, diagrams and instructional information to construct, maintain and troubleshoot effectively.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) required.

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.‚Äč 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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