Execution of a Vegetation Management sourcing model that utilizes external resources to deliver the annual workplan per the Asset management strategy. ·
Ensure that the Forestry workplan is delivered in accordance with the annual budget and schedule constraints, as outlined by the appropriate Jurisdiction ·
Execute comprehensive field audits to ensure contractor compliance with vegetation management line clearances and specifications ·
Evaluate Forestry contractor performance relative to NGRID safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements.
Execute Effective Safety Discussions (ESD) and Compliance Assessments (CA) per the agreed monthly targets. ·
Implementation of NGRID Forestry Storm/Emergency restoration policies and procedures.
Review and evaluate the effectiveness of the minor and major restoration efforts ·
Through inter-departmental coordination, provide professional, technical and legal input in support of other NGRID strategies and objectives ·
Through external public relations, deliver and encourage public Forestry education. ·
Respond to customer inquiries and concerns while fostering and maintaining an effective working relationship with local officials.
Attend various customer, community and municipal meetings as required. ·
Monitor contractor productivity to ensure timely assignment and completion of customer related work requests via the Work Management System.
Approve contractor timesheets and certify work as complete, prior to authorizing payments. ·
Provide off hour coverage on a regular basis for routine emergencies as well as significant storm events. Other duties as assigned.