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Senior Supervisor, Liquefied Natural Gas Field Operations Apply Now

Job ID 15844 Location Tewksbury, Massachusetts Organization Gas Maintenance and Construction Department LNG Operations MA North

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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.

National Grid is hiring a Senior Supervisor, LNG for our LNG Operations department in Tewksbury, MA.

Job Purpose

The Senior Supervisor is responsible for the safe, reliable, and efficient operation and maintenance of LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) or LPG plant facilities through the supervision and organization of assigned operations personnel and contractor,  in order to effectively and efficiently accomplish job tasks in line with departmental and National Grid requirements.

Key Accountabilities

  • Schedule plant shift personnel in order to provide timely, reliable, and efficient peak shaving requirements
  • Direct activities to ensure proper and timely maintenance of plant facilities
  • Supervise a culturally diverse workforce through coaching, counseling and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in an efficient manner
  • Oversee the operational workload of team; ensuring allocated staff are fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed program of work
  • Communicate maintenance, operating and training information as well as changes to procedures and plant equipment to the Production Coordinator and others as necessary in order to ensure that records are contemporary and accurate
  • Ensure supervised team comply with safety standards, policies and processes in order to ensure a safe working environment and minimize risk for all staff
  • Maintain compliance with relevant regulations by providing up to date information on National Grid policies, processes and programs to regulatory bodies
  • Promote and implement procedural best practice within the team in order to ensure all working practices are compliant with National Grid policies and regulatory requirements
  • Monitor and challenge business processes where appropriate in order to ensure National Grid is compliant with regulatory requirements
  • Become proficient in the Process Safety Management system relative to LNG Operations. You will be required to actively participate in competency training modules arranged by the Process Safety Group and LNG Operations to increase your knowledge in the following areas:
    • Become familiar with the term Major Accident Hazard sites
    • The 12 company process safety Risk Control Standards
    • Track and provide data as requested for the Key Performance Indicator process
    • Awareness of the company’s US & UK Process Safety Groups
    • Participate in the various layers of the Process Hazard Analysis function for your plant
    • Participate in the performance of Risk Hazard Assessments for your plant
    • Promote the process safety values to all your employees
    • Other specific process safety related competencies as defined for your roles and responsibilities in the Company’s US Process Safety Competency Management system


  • Bachelor's degree preferred and 5+ years’ of related experience
  • Must have experience managing a team with the ability to build effective, respectful, working relationships. Experience managing a union workforce preferred.
  • Technically proficient within LNG operations and regulations with experience of leading a team involved in operational services
  • Understands the importance of plant operations procedures and standards of working 
  • Thorough knowledge of LNG regulations including Federal DOT LNG CFR 193 and NFPA 59A is desirable
  • Must have a good working knowledge of tools and systems within LNG plant operations
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills with the ability to apply consultation procedures and negotiation skills
  • Valid drivers license

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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