1 This position is responsible for the management of all major gas construction projects throughout the Eversource gas distribution system including customer services and main growth work, capital improvement, public works and encroachments, MRP and system enhancements. This position directs the execution of all facets of construction projects through the oversight of both Eversource and contractor crews. This position partners with Engineering and Gas Distribution to ensure that projects are properly designed, budgeted, constructed on time, meet all regulatory and safety requirements and engineering standards. Identifies opportunities for improving productivity; emergency restoration and customer relations.. Collaborates with other Gas Operations Directors in developing a robust, consistent and fully integrated framework of work practices ensuring the delivery of service excellence and best in class processes.. Directs the installation of gas facilities, restoration and paving work through EVERSOURCE and contractor crews and ensures construction projects comply with, or are completed in accordance with, Northeast Utilities standards and approved project documents, established engineering practices, federal, state and local laws, and construction industry standards.. Directs the development and implementation of Project Management standards and Project Construction Management tools to track and report on construction progress and control changes in order to ensure adherence to performance targets, schedules, budgets and meet customer expectations.. Monitors key performance indicators, identifies trends and takes appropriate actions within his/her jurisdiction to improve performance across the entire construction process.. Intercedes, as necessary, to ensure adherence to EVERSOURCE labor negotiated and vendor contracts, customer contractual agreements and compliance with industry and regulatory standards.. Provides technical guidance to staff on emergency response protocol, construction and gas work as it relates to the safe and reliable installation and delivery to individual customers and communities.. Acts as a lead Northeast Utilities' representative developing and maintaining effective relationships with state agencies, municipalities, regulatory bodies and other key stakeholders in order to promote cooperation and partnerships regarding permitting, restoration, traffic control and general field construction work.. Develops a vision for the Construction Organization that is aligned with EVERSOURCE and Gas Operations objectives, promotes the growth and sustainability of a knowledgeable workforce necessary to support the delivery of Capex and Opex approved work plans.. Works with other EVERSOURCE organizations, sponsors and champions to translate construction objectives into well defined business cases that grow the gas business and support regulatory rate cases.. Qualifications:. Requires thorough knowledge of gas construction standards, work practices and procedures and safety requirements. Also requires knowledge of design and construction of gas distribution facilities and equipment, as well as the codes and regulations that govern the operation and maintenance of the gas distribution system. Requires knowledge of the theoretical and practical application of project management techniques, tools and software. Requires strong administrative, communication and demonstrated leadership skills, along with the ability to work effectively with all levels within Eversource, governmental agencies and other outside organizations. Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or related discipline. May consider equivalent experience in lieu of a degree. Master's Degree or MBA preferred.. Requires a minimum of twelve (12) years gas distribution, utility or technical experience.. PLEASE SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION. Worker Type:. Regular. Number of Openings:. 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.. Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES), a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor's 500 energy company based in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire... Associated topics: administrator, construction, construction manager, custom, project, public works, scheduler, site, superintendent, supervisor
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