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Graduate Development Program, Associate Supervisor, Gas Programs, Rhode Island Apply Now

Job ID 7789 Location Providence, Rhode Island Organization Gas Maintenance and Construction Department GAS CONSTRUCTION NE
About the Graduate Development Program

National Grid’s Graduate Development Program (GDP) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 8-week Orientation which gives you exposure to all part of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US.

Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position. Additionally, all Graduates will develop leadership skills through quarterly development session and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid. You will meet amazing individuals, both within our organization and local communities and will be assigned a mentor who will provide guidance and insight to help you start and progress in your career.

About the Position

To provide support for the daily supervision and organization of operations personnel to ensure the safety, reliability, security and integrity of the gas distribution system. Interact with internal construction personnel, external contractors, state and municipal agencies, other stakeholders and customers.

Key Accountabilities
  • Assist with supervision of a culturally diverse workforce through coaching, counseling and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in an efficient manner.
  • Ensure allocated resources are fully utilized to deliver against agreed upon work plan and execute work activities within planned unit and budget cost.
  • Provide support for ensuring supervised teams comply with safety standards, policies and processes, creating a safe working environment and minimizing risk for all staff.
  • Review and ensure accuracy and execute the approval of area purchase orders, invoices and payroll activities.
  • Assist with monitoring performance of allocated staff including issues relating to sickness, discipline and poor standards of work to ensure that work is performed efficiently and effectively.
  • Assist construction team with Gas Business Enablement new technology and process initiatives
  • Assist in creation of mitigation plans for any safety, compliance, and financial risks from Corporate Audit or Business review
Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
  • Ability to build good working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Promote team effectiveness by soliciting input from team members, communicating expectations of the team and delegating responsibilities.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Graduated between May 2019 and May 2020
  • Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; official college transcript required for confirmation
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program June 1, 2020 or June 22, 2020
  • Valid driver’s license with safe driving history
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Applicants for the Graduate Development Program must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States

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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