Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises craft personnel engaged in the construction, operation and maintenance of company overhead and/or underground electric facilities. Supervises resources in a manner that ensures the safe, efficient, economical, and expeditious completion of work with high regard for customer satisfaction to accomplish desired results. Promotes safety principles and assist in the training and development of the craft workforce. Ensure the focus and attainment of business goals and objectives. Maintains an environment that promotes safety, environmental compliance, diversity, innovation and high productivity. Ensure compliance with the application of the collective bargaining agreement.
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Directs the craft employees engaged in the execution of the construction, operation and maintenance of company overhead and/or underground electric facilities. These responsibilities include preventative/corrective maintenance, new business, system reinforcement and facility relocation activities within the assigned regional operating area. Provides input into the planning, implementation and execution of the operations, maintenance and reliability programs. Responsible for implementing labor strategies involving employees covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Determines manpower and equipment requirements necessary for scheduled and emergent work to ensure maximum utilization of construction crews.
Must be able to maintain effective internal business controls. Conduct safety audits, meetings, investigations, and employee performance reviews.
Regular contact with leadership of Distribution System Operations, Construction & Maintenance, Transmission and Substation, Work Management, Engineering, Asset Management, New Business and local union stewards. Other contacts include building contractors, municipal leaders, major industrial customers, and various municipal organizations (fire, police etc).