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Senior Manager- OSW Construction

Company:  AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC
Location: 

Boston, MA, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Purpose

Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), is a leading developer, owner, and operator of renewable energy facilities in the United States with an eight-gigawatt portfolio of onshore wind and solar projects across 22 states. Avangrid Renewables’ offshore wind business is pioneering this new industry with a development pipeline of five gigawatts off the East Coast. Our offshore portfolio consists of our 50% ownership in the first-in-the-nation Vineyard Wind 1 project, which will deliver 800 MW of clean energy into Massachusetts starting in 2023.  Additionally, Avangrid Renewables owns 100% of Park City Wind, an 804 MW project to serve the state of Connecticut and Commonwealth Wind, a project that will deliver up to 1200 MW to Massachusetts.  Finally, Avangrid Renewables owns 100% of Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind that has the potential to deliver 2,500 MW of clean energy into Virginia and North Carolina.  The company will also actively pursue additional lease areas in the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico.

We aspire to be the employer of choice by providing purposeful and challenging work revolutionizing the renewable energy industry in the United States. This role will support the senior management team that is developing, constructing and operating large scale offshore wind projects which will provide affordable, clean energy and will have a transformational impact on local communities.  Avangrid Renewables’ offshore business is located in Boston, Massachusetts.  

AVANGRID is part of the IBERDROLA Group, a global energy pioneer with the largest renewable asset base of any company in the world. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies – a list of America’s best corporate citizens – and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute.

The Construction Manager is the senior onsite position that ensures continuous site operations in a smooth and non-interrupted continuation of construction works for offshore and onshore work. 

This role will report to the Head of Construction and EPC Director within the project and may require local, regional and international travel. This position is based located in Boston, MA. 

Responsibilities

During Development, the Site Manager shall be responsible for: 

  • Liaise with Project Development team and assist in the process of gaining consent/approval for the construction areas and the O&M building. 
  • Manage the procurement of all contracts, from ITT preparation to hand over, for any part of the work required to ensure that the temporary and permanent port infrastructure. 
  • Prepare decision papers for management where required, including reasoning and cost/benefit analysis. 
  • Report and manage the Work, including initial and continuing progress. 
  • Managing the preparation and construction and O&M port upgrade contract that includes, but not limited to, liaisons with local stakeholders, oversee construction progress and planning, ensure contractor performs according to project requirements, ensure principal contractor performs according to quality, health, safety and environmental regulations, report to line managers, and other duties as needed. 
  • Produce and implement Site procedures. 
  • Readiness of Construction office. 

Description

During construction phase, the Site Manager shall be responsible for coordination of following scopes:

  • Marine Coordination 
  • Health and Safety 
  • Offshore Installation Coordination 
  • Support Services: administration, offshore and onshore technician team and Port Supervision. 
  • Site management including, but not limited to, personnel, warehousing, security, welfare, equipment/building management and maintenance. 
  • Support the coordination between Installation and Commissioning (assist with hand overs / responsibility transfers and offshore daily planning), Interfaces between installation contractors and commissioning.
  • Management of day to day installation interfaces between contractors 
  • Detection of disruptions - especially with interferences to the overall project schedule 
  • Development of measures to avoid disrupted workflows 
  • Review of the implementation and success of the mitigation measures 
  • Continuously examination of the status of the Works in relation to the schedule and y identify possible disruptions - especially regarding the overall schedule with adjustments and mitigations as necessary 
  • Ensure that project and site documents and procedures are implemented and updated, including but not limited to: Site Management Manual, H&S plan, Environmental Plan, Lead Marine Coordinator Manual, Offshore Installation Manual, Construction Execution Plan and other site required documents, as required. 
  • Support with hand over from contractors to the Project and onward to the Operation & Maintenance Department as necessary. 
  • Participation in regular coordination meetings for ensuring the continuous and smooth delivery of services provided. 
  • Preparation and leading the meetings 
  • Ensure minutes of meeting are written and distributed
  • Implement vision, values, common goals and standards 
  • Support with coordination of logistics (marine coordination at the offshore site), installation and commissioning activities, including transfer to O&M 
  • Support with preparation and implementation plan and routines for maintenance of site facilities, demobilization and re-establishment of areas
  • Responsible for Lessons Learned system and other relevant knowledge sharing processes to ensure implementation of good practice from other project.

Skills and Requirements

  • 7+ years of proven experience as a Project Engineer / Installation Manager / Installation Engineer or similar role or experience.
  • Strong technical background for installation of onshore and offshore work
  • Outstanding communication skills with proficiency in written English 
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Proficient in MS Office to include MS Projects
  • Willing to relocate to location of work. 

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Competencies

  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

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

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Sustainability, Energy

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