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Supervisor, Electric Operations (2nd Shift)

We better the lives of our customers and communities.

Purpose

Responsible for the second shift supervision and management over the Electric Operations and Troubelshooter groups while ensuring the highest level of restoration efforts, construction standards, environmental and safety regulations. (Second shift to be 2pm - 10pm +/-).

Accountabilities

Primary responsibility is to coordinate the Restoration of power and investigations into customer issues (all voltage and no power complaints) and emergency situations as well as any regularly associated work for troubleshooters. This position also coordinates the shifts and shift coverage for the Troubleshooters as well as training and tool purchases. This position also covers supervisor vacations when needed. This position reports directly to our Director, Electric Operations.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Monitor productivity and direct Company personnel and contractors on construction, maintenance, and daily operations.
  • Coordinate and schedule outages with Engineering, Energy Solutions and Dispatch Control for planned projects and repairs.
  • Respond to regular and off-hour emergency outages by working with Dispatch Control when required; take appropriate steps to restore equipment and power in a timely manner.
  • Respond to customer inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Schedule, coordinate and/or conduct a variety of training sessions including safety, environmental, new work practices, and new equipment.
  • Enforce labor agreements and resolve differences at the department level and administer Company policies such as Positive Discipline and Paid for Time Work.
  • Be available for an On Call rotation for part or all of the NH operations.
  • Fill in as required to perform Line, Substation or Meter Department supervisory roles.
  • May be required to perform physical work during emergency situations as required.
  • Oversee employee compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Enforce Clearance & Control Rules and act as local control authority as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • 10 years as a Line worker. Troubleshooter experience a plus.
  • Prior supervisory/crew leader experience preferred.
  • Flexible with working off-hours and on-call rotations, and the ability to travel outside the Division for emergency assignments and work other shifts as necessary to meet business needs required.
  • Electrical utility experience preferred such as knowledge of overhead, underground, substation construction and metering.
  • Supervise work at heights from ladders and staging, and be able to operate aerial devices in general or from confined spaces in extreme temperatures and the ability to lift 50 pounds required.
  • Construction knowledge with familiarity of all types of construction equipment, and demonstrate good electrical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Thorough knowledge of all rules related to underground and overhead line construction including OSHA 1910.269 required.
  • Ability to accurately interpret maps, specification sheets, prints, schematics, diagrams and instructional information to construct, maintain and troubleshoot effectively.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) required.

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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.