Gas/Electric Operations Supervisor - Great Falls, MT

$73,800 - $123,000 yearly
  • Northwestern Energy
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Engineering Management Operations

Job Description

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION #3318

POSTING DATES: May 20, 2021 through June 3, 2021

Title

Gas/Electric Operations Supervisor

Department/Division

Distribution Operations'Great Falls

Work Location

Great Falls, MT

Guidepost

8 to 9 ($73,800 to $123,000)

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical

Required

Drug Test

Required

Background Check

Required

Relocation Benefit

None

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION

The Supervisor of Gas/Electric Operations is responsible for the efficient scheduling and supervision of gas/electric utility crews, contract crews and service personnel engaged in the operation, construction and maintenance of the electric/gas distribution systems.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives
  • Demonstrate leadership consistent with NorthWestern Energy's code, values, policies, processes and controls
  • Utilize management practices to maintain employee engagement and productivity
  • Effectively manage budgets, ensuring proper cost controls
  • Lead special projects and utilize change and project management techniques as required
  • Supervise gas/electric utility crews, contract crews, and service personnel
  • Ensure work is completed in compliance with all appropriate laws, rules, and regulations
  • Provide instruction in and ensure compliance with proper work methods, construction standards, and safety procedures
  • Schedule daily and long-term personnel assignments to ensure production goals are met
  • Brief direct reports and develop service packets as needed
  • Participate in the development of annual budgets
  • Develop and participate in all aspects of hiring, performance appraisals, safety accountability checks, and process claims reports
  • Perform PSC/DOT audits of gas operations, assure regulatory compliance of CFR 49 part 192
  • Perform OQ verifications for gas journeyman, apprentices, and seasonal production workers
  • Work on-call rotation schedules, evenings, weekends, and in response to acute service needs
  • Work effectively with customers and the general public
  • Develop and maintain a strong interpersonal relationships with peers, co-workers, and other internal customers

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Post-Secondary engineering degree is preferred
  • Working knowledge in gas/electric utility (transmission, distribution, and substation) business and construction methodologies
  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
  • Effective computer skills
  • Strong business acumen desired
  • Supervisory skills and the ability to work effectively with customers and the general public are required

SELECTION PROCESS

When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

External applicants should apply online at http://www.northwesternenergy.com. Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at job.inquiries@northwestern.com.