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Senior Supervisor, Gas Field Operations

Job ID 38408 Location Glenmont, New York Organization Gas Maintenance and Construction Department Gas Field Ops UNY East

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National Grid is hiring a Supervisor for Welding in Upstate, New York

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

The role is responsible for the safety and security of the gas distribution system through the daily supervision and organization of 10+ welding personnel. Responsible to manage welding personnel to accomplish job tasks effectively, efficiently, and safely in line with departmental, National Grid, and regulatory requirements and standards

Key Accountabilities

Ability to supervise a culturally diverse workforce through coaching and counseling and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in an efficient manner.
Monitor performance of diverse staff Including issues relating to sickness, discipline, and poor standards of work to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and effectively.
Contribute to the protection and safety of the public and organizational personnel by ensuring that employee personnel protective equipment, tools and equipment, and materials, meet National Grid safety policies and standards.
Ensure work is performed in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local rules and regulations.
Complete all mandated work within regulatory guidelines and address related union issues.
Oversee training:
Welding Qualifications
Operator Qualifications
Annual Expert Training, Virtual Training, etc.
Identify needs for additional training
Safety Audits
Oversight of Policy updates to the team
Verifying job briefs, approval of time sheets, payroll, vacation, monitoring of sick time
Oversight and accountability of welding budget
Meet Regulatory Requirements
NYS spot checks
Welder Requalification’s
Requalification paperwork
Coordinate X-Ray crews
Maintenance of welding equipment
Field Audits
Procedure checks (example: usage of welding rods is appropriate and as per procedure, required number of passes for fillet weld are followed, etc.)
In-house QA (for example, a random 10% audit of work and x-ray)


  • Must have Welding experience, company knowledge, and previous experience supervising others.
  • Experience working in a union environment.
  • Technically proficient within subject matter or demonstrated ability to learn the business is preferred.
  • Ability to obtain welding certifications.
  • A good working knowledge of tools and systems within designated areas or demonstrated ability to be able to become proficient in tools and systems is preferred.
  • Possesses knowledge an understanding of National Grid's policies and processes and how to apply them effectively.
  • Valid driver’s license required with a safe driving history.

More Information


$89,000 - $109,000 a year

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

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