Manager, Gas Construction

Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description Summary:

Responsible for the efficient management of the capital construction program for Eversource. This position partners with Engineering to ensure that projects are properly designed, budgeted, constructed on time, meet all regulatory and safety requirements and engineering standards. This position is also responsible for the coordination of contractor activity and approval of invoices. This position uses formal processes and tools to manage project resources in order to ensure on-time completion in accordance with approved specifications, schedules and budget. Identifies areas for improving productivity; assigns work, coaches, and manages the construction staff and is responsible for establishing and monitoring goals.

Essential Functions:

* Manages the construction program according to prescribed schedules, standards, regulations and methods. Ensures all activity is performed in a timely, effective, environmentally prudent and cost-efficient manner to meet regulatory and customer expectations.

* Ensures that construction projects are completed in accordance with Eversource Safety policies and procedures, and comply with, or are completed in accordance with, Eversource standards and approved project documents, established engineering practices, federal, state and local laws, and construction industry standards.

* Responsible for the contract administration of Eversource gas contractor agreements in accordance with established purchasing and contract administration standards.

* Uses project management standards and project construction management tools to track and report on construction progress, control changes and ensures adherence to budget and schedule.

* Monitors key performance indicators, identifies trends and takes appropriate actions to improve performance across the entire construction process.

* Responsible for the training and development of construction supervisors.

* Ensures that accurate and timely project documentation is maintained over the construction project life cycle.

* Ensures that improvements in systems, processes and procedures are identified and implemented.


Technical Knowledge/Skills: Requires thorough knowledge of 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 leadership skills.

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

Experiences: Minimum of ten (10) years gas distribution, utility or technical experience.

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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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