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Senior Supervisor, Gas Field Operations

Job ID 24740 Location North Bellmore, New York Organization Gas Maintenance and Construction Department Gas Construction Contractor Oversight LI

About us

National Grid is hiring a Supervisor or our Gas Field Operations department in Bellmore, NY.

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

Supervisor of external Gas Contractor crews performing all aspects of related work. Manage the local construction process to ensure the following: Safe and reliable installation of the transmission and distribution systems consistent with Company goals, objectives and policies, in full compliance with governmental codes and regulations. Extensive knowledge of our gas system a must.

Key Accountabilities

  • Sound implementation of construction policies and procedures that maximize customer satisfaction and fulfill statutory requirements while meeting or exceeding company growth goals.
  • Direct all aspects of the construction process to meet Company goals while remaining fully compliant and within budgetary limitations ensuring the timely and cost-effective installation of facilities.
  • Monitor safety, performance, productivity and workload as needed to maximize efficiencies and cost-effectiveness.
  • Cultivate relationships with all outside agencies while protecting the Company's.
  • Motivate, coach, challenge and provide developmental opportunities for subordinates.
  • Maintain industry involvement to keep abreast of changing technologies and best practices.
  • Develop continuous improvement initiatives in support of the Company's strategic objectives.


Four-year college degree (Engineering degree preferred) or prior work-related experience required in Gas Operations and Construction.
Five plus years of proven managerial experience with a focus on construction policies and practices.
Thorough knowledge of Company policies and procedures, and technical competence to prudently apply these to support construction operations.
Extensive knowledge of the gas transmission and distribution system, engineering, construction & maintenance practices, gas utilization equipment, gas metering, and the electric distribution system; Federal, State, and Municipal Codes, Company standards and procedures as well as computer operations are essential.
Familiarity with Construction standards, Work Methods, Rules for Safe Operation, and associated procedures, knowledge of Company policies and the application of the Collective Bargaining Agreement are needed.
Strong oral and written communication skills are required, in addition to planning, organizing and computer skills.
Prior experience dealing with diverse groups such as gas and/or electric customers, government officials, etc. in a tactful and diplomatic manner is vital.
Technical knowledge of the gas distribution system, engineering, construction and maintenance practices. Knowledge of state and municipal gas codes. Working knowledge of company information systems and technologies related to field operations, including ADVANTEX, MDSI, LMS, FWMS, FDC, ORACLE, MAXIMO, NRG, DIGSAFE etc.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Power BI
Tap Root Training
Valid driver’s license required

More Information

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.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.  National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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