Field Supervisor, Overhead - Albert Lea, MN (Agriculture)
This position is located in Albert Lea, MN.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Acts in a manner to properly always protect company interests and assets while serving as the company's visible representative in the field.
Ensures adequate monitoring of compliance with federal, state, and company safety requirements.
Serves as company's alternate on-site safety inspector; supports safety and security functions to ensure all work on, or around company assets is performed per company policies and procedures.
Ensures that all environmental regulations are being observed and maintained on construction sites.
Ensures quality work is being performed by company contractors while maintaining reasonable costs for services.
Ensures any operation or work performed on any company asset is within the guidelines and standards set forth by the company including any regulation or standard required by an applicable authority (i.e. Occupational Safety Health Administration, various environmental agencies, state utility boards, etc.).
Provides rapid response to emergencies as requested by the Operations Control Room or other authority including supporting ITC's Emergency Operations Plan.
Creates written observation records of activities and maintenance being performed on company assets.
Works with construction contractor supervision to plan and coordinate projects, ensures company expectations are met at the job worksites and audits field construction.
Supports the Design group by providing input on cost estimates from a Field perspective.
Identifies potential efficiencies for improving the overall cost of construction.
Assists in contract administration for construction contractor service agreements.
Plans construction activities by reviewing prints, performing site and job “walk downs”, and holding job pre-planning meetings.
Acts as a qualified Protection Leader making applications to applicable Operating Authorities to receive work protection on systems, lines, or equipment; responsible for keeping all employees and contractors operating under granted work protection, informed of limits and changes to work protection that may occur.
Acts as the main field contact for the company's Operations, Asset Management, and Capital Projects departments.
Performs inspections on all company assets; provides or produces necessary documentation to support any findings.
Supports Outage Coordination group with the scheduling of equipment shutdowns, line outages and plant outages.
Provides Field Cost Control duties and invoicing for construction and maintenance projects, as required.
High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's Degree in Business, Construction Management, Engineering or relevant equivalent experience and/or education.
Minimum of seven (7) years of experience required in Transmission or Distribution system planning, operations, engineering, construction, construction management, project management, field operations, or maintenance. One of the following requirements must be met:
Qualified journeyman lineman with experience in transmission line maintenance or construction.
Utility substation electrician with experience in substation maintenance or construction.
High voltage utility planning, operations, construction, construction management, project management, or operating experience.
Knowledge in basic electrical theory and power system operations.
Working knowledge of federal and state safety standards and requirements.
Working knowledge of National Electric Safety Code.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and to multi-task including managing projects simultaneously.
Ability to work flexible hours and be able to support system and respond to emergency conditions on a 24-hour basis.
Physical ability to work in adverse and harsh weather conditions for extended lengths; examples include walking in inclement weather such as snow, rain, sleet, heat and rough terrain.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel).
Must have a valid driver's license.
Ability to travel to support company construction projects, as necessary.
Clear and concise oral and written communication skills to convey technical instructions regarding tasks, methods and procedures; sound analytical problem-solving and documentation skills.
Must successfully pass Protection Leader test within six (6) months of hire date.
Ability to make inspections from a helicopter.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer. ITC does not sponsor employment visas, such as H-1B or TN visas.