Eversource Energy Manager, Gas Planning & Scheduling (CT) in Waterbury, Connecticut

Job Description Summary:

This position is responsible for the management of the Gas Distribution planning and scheduling functions including work scheduling, invoice processing and contractor support. Oversees the organization and management of the Gas Distribution field workload through accurate forecasting, staffing calculations, scheduling and management reports. Ensures that work plans and schedules facilitate timely and cost-effective completion of all capital workload including new business, compliance and mandated work, system reliability, and maintenance and construction. Works with Distribution Managers to establish programs and plans that support competitive contractor pricing. Supports the strategic and operating planning process by developing the annual Master/District Construction Schedule.

1. Essential Functions:

 Develops and monitors capital and operating budgets and resource allocations to ensure timely and cost-effective achievement of all workload.

 Works with the Director of Gas Distribution to develop a strategy to attract competitive contractor pricing while maintaining the highest quality work standards and construction practices. Assists with the bidding process for pipeline and paving contractors.

 Works with Distribution managers and supervisors to standardize and improve the planning and scheduling function. Responsible for accurate forecasting, staffing and scheduling to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of workload.

 Facilitates Gas Distribution’s annual construction planning session to profile for proposed initiatives.

 Assists the Manager of Corrosion and Compliance to ensure timely distribution of mandated compliance program work.

 Supports and works with all Distribution districts to establish the annual Master/District Construction Schedule for all approved projects (job log, resources assign and tracking).

 Facilitates the tracking and reporting of essential distribution information (i.e. pipeline additions and retirements) and Finance & Accounting’s Performance Management (i.e. key business measures).

 Oversees the management, development and selection of area staff. Manages the development and implementation of safety and training programs to ensure continued employee growth and development.

Qualifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill: Requires extensive knowledge of distribution operations including engineering, construction and maintenance practices. Also requires a comprehensive understanding of DTE regulations and state and federal laws. Thorough knowledge of applicable Company information systems. Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

Education: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, related discipline or equivalent experience. Master’s Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of (10) ten years of related experience including managing large scale projects involving technology and process implementation in distribution or gas operations.

Please submit a resume with your application.

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

SEO Category:

Operations Jobs

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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