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Avangrid Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance in Rochester, New York

Supervisor - Construction & Maintenance



Rochester, NY, US



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.


Supervises employees in the construction, operations and maintenance of 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 complete 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.


•Supervises Company employees in the construction, operation, and maintenance of gas distribution systems.

•Plans, schedules and directs new construction work, preventive maintenance work, inspects and performs corrective maintenance on gas facilities and provides safety training to the assigned crews.

•Ensures that construction and maintenance is completed in accordance with construction standards, following approved policies, procedures and safety rules.

•May interact with customers (internal & external) to solve problems/concerns and ensure customer satisfaction.

•Prepares damage reports, leak reports, time sheets, company accident reports and other paperwork necessary to complete jobs and account for work completed.

•Provides insight, experience and explores new technologies to improve methods and techniques to achieve improved department efficiency.

•Knowledge of gas construction, properties of natural gas, bargaining unit labor agreements, gas leak detection methods and procedures, State and federal pipeline safety regulations, Hazmat, and OSHA are preferred.

•Mechanical ability, oral and written communication skills, Organization and planning skills are required.

•Must have a valid driver's license.

•May require various DOT Operator Qualifications.

•Must be available for response during after-hours to work storms, emergencies, and critical assignments.

Skills and Requirements

  • Requires either an Associate degree and 8 years of underground Construction and Maintenance experience or a High School diploma and 10 years of Construction & Maintenance experience.

  • Supervisory experience of a union and non-union workforce is preferred


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

    Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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