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Supervisor-Gas Operations

Company:  THE BERKSHIRE GAS COMPANY
Location: 

Pittsfield, 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

 

 

Responsibilities

Establish and maintain centralized Corrosion Control & Damage Prevention
programs at
Berkshire Gas. Responsible for coordination of bargaining unit employees
and outside
contractors performing tasks associated to the Cathodic protection
system & the Damage
prevention programs. The supervisor will be in responsible for
compliance with Federal code
and State Regulations associated to both Damage Prevention and Corrosion
Control. Review
and communicate program metrics & performance to management team.
Provide review and
guidance on operational best practices. Responsible for electronic
corrosion data inspection
processes and inspection databases. Oversee the damage prevention
program including
scheduling, tracking and reporting according to Berkshire gas Work
Practices/Gas Operating
Procedures.
Responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, tracking and
reporting a statewide
Damage Prevention Program for Berkshire Gas to insure protection against
any damages that
could impact the Berkshire gas facilities. May interact with regulatory
agencies, local
municipalities, Massachusetts Dig Safe, Industry Organizations, and
third-party contractors to
review problems/concerns and ensure compliance. Perform damage
investigations on any
damages that occurs within the system. The supervisor will support gas
field operations and
other departments within the Avangrid organization & execute other
duties as requested.
 

 

Skills and Requirements

Ø Associate degree in a Technical field of study with a minimum of 5
years of technical
experience in natural gas industry or related construction experience.
Ø High School Diploma/GED equivalent with a minimum of 10 years of
experience in natural
gas industry or related construction experience.
Ø Bachelor’s degree or higher with minimum of 4 four years of related
experience in gas
operations
Skills/Abilities:
Ø Technical skills in the field of corrosion control and knowledge of
gas distribution.
Ø Good oral and written skills.
Ø Teamwork orientated.
Ø Technical problem-solving abilities.
Ø Ability to manage complex databases.
Ø Must obtain appropriate licenses, certificates, and operator
qualifications for work performed.
Ø Must be able to read mechanical drawings and be able to update mapping
records.
Ø Must be proficient in the use of computer technology (iPad, laptop,
etc...)
Ø Must be available for response during and after hour emergencies and
critical assignments.
Ø Must have knowledge of the distribution system and understand the
construction and
operation of Distribution Division equipment and tools
Ø Must be able to obtain NACE Certifications.
 

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


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