Iberdrola USA Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance (NYSEG 65539) in Auburn, New York


Company NY State Electric & Gas (NYSEG 65539) Auburn, NY

Business and Department

NYSEG-NY-Auburn Auburn,NY



Supervises employees in the construction, operation and maintenance of electric and/or gas distribution and transmission systems. Oversees, plans and schedules new construction work, preventive and corrective maintenance, inspections and training activities. Ensures that construction and maintenance is completed in accordance with construction standards, following approved policies, procedures, safety rules and budgets. May interact with customers (internal & external) to solve problems/concerns and ensure customer satisfaction.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  1. Plans and oversees work of line and gas and/or electric departments. Supervises to ensure safe and efficient operation of the daily field activities of both Company and various contractor construction crews. May resolve customer issues when needed. May provide assistance to Technical Services on new construction and rebuilding existing plants. Works closely with the PSC and local government agencies. (50%,P)

  2. Schedules the work of line or street crews. Assess the scope of projects and assigns the appropriate crew and skills balance. Arranges for any special equipment and insures that all material needs are met.(20%,P)

  3. Administers damage claims and billing, leak reports, time sheets, store orders, job kitting, work order balancing, material review, compliance with safety rules and regulations, standards of excellence and/or service guarantees. Monitors accuracy of Gas Records for auditing purposes and ensure compliance. (10%,P)

  4. Oversees construction office and support budget management. May coordinate department activities with local and state highway departmental officials. (10%,S)

  5. Supervises emergency restoration. (5%,S)

  6. Coordinates safety training, documentation, inspections, and accident investigations. May be responsible for labor relations contractadministration and communications. May conduct employee evaluations for annual performance appraisal process. (5%,S)



Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience or High School Diploma/GED required with 10 years relevant experience and the completion of the relevant progression program.

  • Knowledge of line work and construction.

  • Knowledge of line, gas and/or electric theory, switching, tagging, labor agreement, safety manual, leak detection methods, procedures and instrumentation.

  • Knowledge of industry codes including NEC, NESC, Hazmat, and OSHA.


  • Valid Drivers License.

  • May require various DOT Operator Qualifications.


  • Results and customer service oriented.

  • Good oral and written communications skills.

  • Self directed work skills with emphasis on multitasking.

  • Computer skills applicable to MS Word, MS Excel, SAP, MS Outlook.

  • Demonstrated supervisory skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Must be available for response to after hour's to work storms, emergencies, and critical assignments.

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status. If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at careers@avangrid.com

Department: Construction & Maintenance - Electric

Job Title: Supervisor – Construction & Maintenance

Location: Auburn, NY

Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

REFERENCE: 5099711401

Publication date: 10.09.2018