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Area Manager, Line Operations

Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

Responsible for the construction-planning, installation, operation and maintenance of line facilities in a specific geographic area. Additional responsibilities include customer satisfaction, system reliability and outage or disaster management.

Accountabilities

  • Lead and direct operations personnel and contractors to establish a high performing team to ensure prompt service which exceeds the expectations of the customer and contributes to a positive Company image.
  • Promote, monitor and enforce area safety program, leading by example, emphasizing individual responsibility and ensuring compliance with all applicable procedures, work rules, regulations and codes.
  • Maintain 24-hour-a-day availability to respond to service interruptions and emergencies to minimize their scope and duration.
  • Work within the team environment to assure all jobs are completed in a timely manner and customer satisfaction is achieved.
  • Develop and manage an approved budget to ensure a cost effective operation.
  • Develop, motivate and train personnel with emphasis on individual growth, safe work habits and customer focus.
  • Schedule and ensure completion of routine maintenance, and system reliability issued work.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred Bachelors degree in Engineering or related line operations experience #LI-CT1

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

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.


Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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