Field Supervisor

  • EDG Inc.
  • Metairie, LA, USA
  • Nov 10, 2017

Job Description

EDG Inc.

Field Supervisor - (990)

Job Title Field Supervisor

Date Opened 11/8/2017

Education High School or Equivalent

Location Metairie, La

Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)

Category Utilities Group

Job Type Full-Time Temporary Casual

Job Description Job Summary:

The Construction Utility Field Supervisor and will be engaged in the project during the construction phase of Capital Construction Projects for substations or transmission lines through final commissioning and closeout phases. The Supervisor is also responsible for serving as a safety champion in the field.

The service area for this position is the Lake Charles, LA/Beaumont, TX region.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

•Participate as a member of project teams to assist others in the development of project scope, project cost estimate, project schedule.
•Participate on site field / scope visits as requested
•Assist others in developing schedule including critical paths
•Assist others in developing detailed construction plans and identify outage requirements to implement new facilities.
•Assist in developing construction contract bid packages; review responses and participates in vendor selection. Attend pre-bid meeting with contractors.
•Participate in design constructability reviews
•Participate in developing a detailed construction plan, which includes a list of outages, exact work dates, and construction resource requirements.
•Ensure contractors are in compliance with clients mandated safety training.
•Participate in Contractor's Pre Construction/Safety Kickoff meeting to outline what is expected of contractor
•Ensure contractor inventories all material delivered to site. Work with contract design engineers when deficiencies are noted.
•Safety – Tailboard conference attendance/review, JSA development/review, observations/hazard analysis, monitor contract crew members to have Substation Awareness training, monitor skills abilities of contractors for task, mental and physical state, public exposure, accident/incident reporting
•Monitor and report theft or illegal activity
•Ensure contractor activities do not compromise system reliability
•Ensure expected quality is achieved by contractor in field
•Ensure project work is maintainable by the clients Grid Operations at end of project
•Ensure project work does not hamper the Grid Operations maintainability of existing equipment at site
•Protect clients position in relation to environmental issues
•Ensure all Relay Protection & Control, SCADA (RTU) & Communication Systems are installed and commissioned in Safe and Efficient Manner
•Identifies and addresses all project safety hazards and environmental concerns. Responsible for monitoring and routine reporting on project construction schedule and cost.
•Perform quality assurance checks during construction
•Ensure that SWMS/Asset Data forms, and corresponding photos are completed for all equipment being installed and/or removed.
•Ensure all required SERC documentation is completed by construction contractors per requirements identified in the clients Configuration Management documents and producers.
•Ensure all procedures and processes are adhered to by construction contractors per Entergy's Configuration Management processes and procedures.
•Monitor schedule and progress versus requested in service date
•Ensure contractor returns excess material to stores and that it is credited to the job. "Follow the Material Return Process"
•Work with investment recovery in the salvage of conductor. "Follow the Investment Recovery Process"

Job Requirements Qualifications:
High School Diploma or the equivalent;
Minimum ten years of related experience in utility construction, working for an electric utility overseeing Transmission and Substation Construction;
Strong knowledge of OSHA and utility grounding rules;
Knowledge of Human Performance tools;
C.O.S.S. certification preferred;
Power Safe Training required;
Strong attention to details and strong organizational skills required;
Ability to supervise and lead multi-discipline teams.

Drug Free Workplace:
EDG Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to a drug free workplace.

Applicants are subject to both pre-employment hair and urine drug screens.

Post-hire, employees are subject to random, periodic, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug testing which may include both hair and urine drug screens. In addition to the requirements of EDG's drug free workplace program, employees may be required to sign, acknowledge and comply with drug free workplace policies or programs required by clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.