Bachelor's degree in a related area or a two year degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Technologyor Electric Construction/Maintenance from an accredited college or university and/or 5-7+ years of related experience.
Valid driver’s license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid’s Safe Driver Policy.
Requires a thorough knowledge of all rules related to underground line construction including OSHA 1910.269.
Ability and knowledge of standard operating procedures for field personnel to perform underground work on underground distribution/sub-transmission facilities is preferred.
Ability to accurately interpret maps, specification sheets, prints, schematics, diagrams and instructional information to construct, maintain and troubleshoot effectively.
Must have, or possess the ability to develop a working knowledge of information systems critical to the work management, financial reporting and performance tracking of the designated area.
Ability to perform off-hour coverage and on-call rotations and to provide sound decision-making during emergency situations. This position sometimes requires travel outside the division for emergency assignments.
Must have or possess the ability to develop knowledge and understanding of National Grid’s policies and procedures and how to apply them effectively.
Committed to 'on the job' training programs with practical experience of underground work methods and underground electric operating procedures relevant to area or discipline
Technically proficient within subject matter and experience of leading a team involved in field operations activities is preferred.
Must have demonstrated or possess the skills to build effective, respectful, working relationships.
Identifies the key stakeholders in the organization and uses that information and the informal organizational structure to get things done within the Operational area.
Within own Operational area, demands high performance and makes the consequences of non-performance clear.
Promotes team effectiveness by soliciting input from team members, communicating expectations of the team and delegating responsibilities while providing support and structure.
Encourages and empowers others by offering help and advice, and building a common understanding of needs and shared goals of the Operational area.
Must qualify for National Grid’s Authorized Persons List to coordinate & initiate switching activities within the team.
Proactively makes changes to improve performance, efficiency and effectiveness of processes within the relevant Operations area.