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Eversource Energy Manager, Instrumentation and Regulation Technology and Compliance in Southborough, Massachusetts

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This position is responsible for providing oversight to the I&R Technology and Compliance team and to ensure that Eversource’s gate station and district regulators operate safely, reliably and compliant with federal regulations and industry best practices. Additionally, this position reviews new and existing I&R equipment and associated technologies, construction designs and overall maintenance practices in order to identify areas of improvement.

Responsible for providing expertise and technical support to the I&R Operations team. Accountability includes but is not limited to, public and employee safety, O&M and Capital budgetary controls, supporting construction and maintenance activities involving gate stations, regulator stations, and telemetry equipment.

This position is responsible for providing oversight to the I&R Technology and Compliance team and to ensure that Eversource’s gate station and district regulators operate safely, reliably and compliant with federal regulations and industry best practices. Additionally, this position reviews new and existing I&R equipment and associated technologies, construction designs and overall maintenance practices in order to identify areas of improvement.

Responsible for providing expertise and technical support to the I&R Operations team. Accountability includes but is not limited to, public and employee safety, O&M and Capital budgetary controls, supporting construction and maintenance activities involving gate stations, regulator stations, and telemetry equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages and provides functional and administrative direction to all members of the I&R Technology and Compliance team.
  • Participates in internal and external I&R audits, gathers documentation and draft technical responses in order to support to the I&R Operations team.
  • Performs internal audits in order to ensure regulatory compliance and mitigate risks.
  • Provides Technical support to I&R Operations, assists with troubleshooting of I&R equipment and technologies.
  • Serves as a Technical liaison between Gas Engineering, equipment manufactures and I&R operations.
  • Prepares I&R compliance reports.
  • Facilitates compliance efforts by overseeing and providing technical assistance where required, including, but not limited to, identifying and evaluating program areas and/or any compliance issues, recommending solutions, and their associated cost estimates, providing training and education and oversight of compliance efforts as required.
  • Reviews and approves time, vehicle and expense reports, purchase requisitions and invoices related to departmental activity.
  • Review external state and federal agency audit findings and prepare responses and/or recommendations.
  • Assures that the department meets regulatory code compliance for gate stations, regulator stations and gas system instrumentation.
  • Evaluates staffing requirements and proposes changes when required.
  • Develops, prepares and manages operating, maintenance and capital budgets within the I&R department.

  • Assures that systems operate in compliance with Company environmental operating procedures.

  • Leads the department in the implementation of new processes and work practices as required by the business.
  • Initiates and manages positive change within the I&R department.

Qualifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Strong knowledge of gas engineering, I&R construction and maintenance policies, procedures and practices.
  • Strong Technical writing skills
  • Familiarity with governmental codes and regulations effecting gas distribution

Education:

  • B.S in Engineering, related technical degree or equivalent experience may be considered

Experience :

  • Minimum of ten (10) to twelve (12) years related experience
  • Prior Instrumentation and Regulation experience is a plus

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency storm assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA & CT as necessary.

This position is categorized as safety-sensitive for the purpose of drug testing. Successful applicants shall be subject to a pre-assignment drug test if the individual is currently in a non-safety sensitive position. As an employee in this position the individual shall be subject to random drug testing. A positive drug test will result in disciplinary action.

Mental Aspects :

  • Work includes analyzing, planning, organizing, evaluating and documenting.
  • This role works in an environment that often requires the performance of multiple simultaneous activities, where deadlines need to be met and work is performed under pressure while involving significant business commitments and results.

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Cascade and translate strategies into action plans.
  • Communicate goals and priorities (company, department, team); ensure line of sight
  • Drive accountability/monitor progress
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Role model honesty and integrity in all communication and actions
  • Balance “getting results” with concern for individual needs
  • Have honest dialogue with employees; get to know them
  • Track commitments and follow-up

Manage and Develop People

  • Create individual development plans with direct reports
  • Set realistic performance objectives
  • Give ongoing, honest feedback; coach for success
  • Differentiate performance and provide rewards and recognition

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Surface and address competing goals
  • Encourage cooperation/remove obstacles between functions
  • Conduct teambuilding/development processes
  • Encourage collaboration
  • Guide team in translating organizational goals into day-to-day work

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Involve employees/seek input in decision making, on continuous improvement ideas and change
  • Diversify staff, where possible, in hiring/promotions
  • Seek opportunities to utilize diverse suppliers

Lead Change

  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to successfully develop and implement changes in strategy, priorities and work processes
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances
  • Act optimistically to influence others to embrace change

Focus on the Customer

  • Ensure that we have processes in place to deliver on our customer promise and provide superior customer service
  • Be a role model for the business on delivering superior customer service

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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