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Crew Leader, Gas Distribution Construction & Maintenance

 

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Purpose

A Crew Leader is responsible for providing direction and oversight of crew engaged in the full range of general construction and maintenance activities on transmission and distribution systems and facilities as applicable. Performs such work in accordance with company, regulatory and safety procedures. This role is located in Gainesville, Georgia.

Accountabilities

  • Plans, directs, oversees and participates in all activities associated with construction and maintenance work assignments.   
  • Determines and organizes crew and equipment requirements. Secures necessary materials and tools.    
  • Provides customer service regarding complaints and/or questions during new installations and repairs. Advises customers of work to be performed on customers' property.    
  • Assesses training needs, coordinates delivery of need training and assists in training and directing other employees.
  • Monitors and provides feedback to the team on job performance, disciplinary issues, operations and team objectives.    
  • May perform welding operations as required.  May oversee, coordinate and inspect work of contractor crews to ensure compliance with Federal, state and local codes and regulations and company standards.   
  • Performs activities to ensure responsiveness to natural gas and other emergencies.  Completes and maintains accurate records and reports to comply with company and regulatory requirements.   
  • May be required to hold stand- by duty, work shifts, holidays, weekends, emergency call outs and occasional extensive hours. Is subject to reporting outside regular work area.   
  • Identifies, addresses, and reports safety and encroachment issues to their resolution and completion. Is responsible for the safe operation and inspection of assigned company vehicles and equipment.        
  • Demonstrates support for and adheres to the Company's values, strategies, policies nad procedures and exhibits the core values of Liberty's Mission Statement, customer service, safety and the Company's Code of Conduct both as an individual contributor, team member and/or leader of others.   
  • Must become familiar with the contents of the Safety Manual, live by the spirit of its intent and become involved in creating and maintaining a safe working environment. Must complete all required safety training.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years of natural gas construction and maintenance field experience.
  • Must have and maintain minimum Operator Qualifications (OQs) and classroom training for position.
  • Requires a valid driver's license and CDL in accordance with Company standards.
  • Must have and maintain a Competent Person certificate.
  • Must obtain and maintain any other required OQs and classroom training or certifications within six months.
  • May require a welding certificate.
  • Requires working knowledge of various software applications for data entry, reference and/or retrieval tasks.
  • Requires the ability to communicate with internal/external customers to obtain and/or provide explanations and/or information.
  • Requires occasionally performing activities including, but not limited to, bending stooping, grasping, reaching, twisting turning and/or lifting.
  • Requires the acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of smell.
  • Must be able to lift tools, equipment and materials up to and including 60 pounds.
  • Works outdoors in all types of weather and may be exposed to extremes of climate and temperatures, high noise levels, rough terrain, and occasional work on ladders, roofs, attics, and under houses as well as confined spaces.
  • Works as an individual contributor and/or as a member of a team.
  • May have residence requirement due to call-out response time.
  • As a Safety- Sensitive position, pre and post-employment screenings, including but not limited to drug testing as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and motor vehicle record (MVR) background checks are required.

Who we are

We know that the services we provide directly affect and are essential to our customers’ quality of life and wellbeing. From homes to hospitals, elder-care facilities to elementary schools, our customers depend on our ability to continue to provide safe and reliable energy and water services. For more than 30 years, Liberty has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our renewable energy and regulated utility services into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Today, Liberty provides regulated water, electricity, and natural gas utility services to over 807,000 customers in the United States and Canada. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represents over 2 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity and more than 1.6 GW of renewable energy projects under construction.

Through embedding sustainability in our day-to-day business decisions and putting our customers first in all that we do, we know that we can do well by doing good. We recognize that we have a role to play in leading the energy transition towards greener solutions for our customers and communities. And, our recent recognition in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and as one of the Top 10 of Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking are testaments to our work in sustainability.

About Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp:

Liberty is a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (“Algonquin”). Algonquin is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $11 billion of total assets. Common shares, preferred shares, and installment receipts are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols AQN, AQN.PR.A, AQN.PR.D, and AQN.IR.  APUC's common shares are also listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AQN. 

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What we offer

  • Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

  • Share purchase/match plan

  • Pension Plan

  • Free refreshments

  • Top Talent Program

  • Volunteer paid days off

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Achievement fund

  • Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

 


Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

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