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Senior Manager, Transmission and Distribution Operations

We better the lives of our customers and communities.

Purpose

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.
An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America. Responsible for supporting the Director of Operations with the following: planning of the line construction budget projects and O&M Budget process, Consulting with local managers to determine construction schedule and labor and equipment requirements, Securing contracts for construction activities with contactors providing desired services, Determine required contractor staffing level to optimize EDE labor utilization and the training of new Line Managers.

 

Accountabilities

Assist the Director of Operations when Soliciting and evaluating bids to secure contracts with contractors providing support to Operations.  Manage contractors to optimize EDE labor utilization.  Evaluate contractor performance to ensure quality service from contractors.

Under the direction of the Director of Line Operations, coordinate with the area Line Managers to help develop the O&M and Construction budgets.

Monitor actual construction expenditures and estimated future expenditures to determine how the project is tracking compared to budget estimate and provide variance explanations.

Support the Director of Line Operations in developing a team atmosphere within the operating area which focuses on the timely delivery of service to the customer in a safe and efficient manner.

Monitor and evaluate completion of routine maintenance, and system reliability issued work. Work with area Line Managers to develop strategies to accomplish this task.

During large power outage restoration events assist with determining the level of contract support required and secure any contract assistance.

Assist the Director of Operations in the training of new Line Managers while stressing consistency in processes and procedures.

Participate on various teams and committees throughout the company in order to maintain an operations presence as needed.

 

Education and Experience

Line or Electrician Journeyman with high school diploma or equivalent.  Or, Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with related line operations experience.  Must have a prior experience as a Line Operations Manager.

 

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs Line Operations Manager Exp. 

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: Joplin

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