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Eversource Energy Supervisor, Integrated Planning & Scheduling in Hyde Park, Massachusetts

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHmr45H8xZE)Role and Scope of Position:

This position is responsible for implementing the integrated master schedule and resource plan for all Substation/Transmission and Distribution Capital, Maintenance and Reliability Projects under the responsibility of Electric Operations. Provides master scheduling for district operations, Vegetation and Conduit, Substation Operations or Major Projects. Responsible for the overall data integrity and adherence to scheduling standards. Maintains cost templates, activity models and historical data to provide accurate estimates and forecasts. Works with district/substation management and Centralized Resource Planning to ensure that the required workload is completed in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Adheres to prescribed timeframes for all capital, maintenance and compliance workload to maximize the productivity of district/substation operations. Responsible for monitoring district performance through utilization analyses. Participates in the supervisory on-call rotation.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain and implement the master work schedules for district operations, Vegetation and Conduit, Substation Operations or Major Projects.
  • Maintain data for the global templates used to create schedules and forecasts of future resource requirements. Tracks historical costs and durations for continuous improvement of work plan estimates.
  • Work with the Senior Scheduling Supervisors and district/substation management to provide contingency plans for rebalancing the workload.
  • Monitor current and future workload to ensure district plans and schedules maximize productivity, control costs and meet or exceeds service level agreements (SLA’s).
  • Monitor district performance through analysis of manpower utilization and workload trends and productivity. Keeps district/substation management informed of results.
  • Identify, develop and implement work process and best practices for overall planning and scheduling.
  • Responsible for the integrity of data input into work management systems and operating databases

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

  • Requires expert level project and schedule management skills, including knowledge of scheduling tool, Primavera 5 or better
  • Knowledge of Construction Principles and Practices, Operations, Maintenance, Safety Standards and Business Processes
  • Requires working knowledge of labor contracts
  • Ability to use PC desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, related discipline or equivalent experience

Experience :

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in planning, scheduling or related field

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary

  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment which requires sitting, standing and general movement throughout the office area

  • Attends to problems in off-hours and for extended periods

Mental Aspects :

  • Work includes analyzing, consulting, designing, implementing, presenting, leading and coordinating
  • This role works in an environment that often requires the performance of multiple simultaneous activities, where deadlines need to be met and work is performed under pressure while involving significant business commitments and results

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Communicate priorities and goals (company, department, team)
  • Show how employee’s work fits in
  • Provide business updates, news
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Role model honesty/integrity in communication and action
  • Balance “getting results” with concern for individual needs
  • Have honest dialogue with employees; get to know them

Manage and Develop People

  • Set realistic performance objectives and expectations
  • Give ongoing, honest feedback; coach for success
  • Recognize good performance
  • Visit crews in the field
  • Remove obstacles to day-to-day performance
  • Provide tools, information, training

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Encourage cooperation/remove obstacles between work groups/departments
  • Encourage collaboration/peers helping peers

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Ask for employee input on work process/practice improvements and before implementing change that will affect them
  • Encourage ideas

Lead Change

  • Deliver effective, positive communications about change to your team
  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to successfully implement changes in priorities and work processes
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances

Focus on the Customer

  • Ensure that everyone on the team understands our customer promise and provides superior customer service
  • Be a role model for the team on delivering superior customer service

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

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