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Lead Supervisor, Internal and External, Capital Delivery Supervision Apply Now

Job ID 12628 Location Syracuse, New York Organization Capital Project Delivery Department Distribution Line Contracting
About us

National Grid is hiring a Lead Supervisor for our Capital Delivery Distribution department in Syracuse, 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

To be responsible for the daily supervision and organization of assigned field staff in order to effectively, efficiently and safely accomplish job tasks in line with departmental and National Grid requirements.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervises both internal and temporary personnel to assure the timely and cost-effective completion of work within the area of responsibility.
  • Oversee the operational workload of team to ensure allocated resources are fully utilized to deliver against agreed upon work plan and execute work activities within planned unit and budget cost.
  • Ensure supervised teams comply with safety standards, policies and processes to ensure a safe working environment and minimize risk for all staff.
  • Review, ensure accuracy and execute the approval of area purchase orders, invoices and payroll activities.
  • Execute all work tasks in compliance with all Company and Government policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Build good working relationships with internal and external customers and manage the day-to-day relationship with them to understand their requirements and deliver appropriate solutions within National Grid policies and processes.
  • Monitor performance of allocated staff including issues relating to sickness, discipline and poor standards of work to ensure that work is performed efficiently and effectively.
  • Act as the first point of contact for multiple internal stakeholders and outside agencies to provide support and ensure National Grid deliver against service level agreements.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Must have demonstrated or possess the skills to build effective, respectful, working relationships.


Specialized training in basic electricity and electricity theory and national application standardsand/or minimum 5 years experience within the function

Associate's Degree or higher preferred.

This positions requires driving. A valid Driver's License and a driving record which meets National Grid's Safe Driver policy are 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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