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Supervisor, Leak Survey

Company: Eversource Energy
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

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:
Establish and maintain centralized gas leak survey program for Eversource Energy. Responsible for coordination of contractors/employees performing leak survey of mains, services and meter set inspections to comply with Federal and State Regulations. Oversees Leak Survey/Inside Meter Set Inspection program including scheduling, tracking and reporting according to Eversource Work Practices/Gas Operating Procedures. Perform other duties, as requested.
2. Essential Functions:

  • Establishes and maintains centralized leak survey program for the entire State, according to the Gas Operating Procedures/Work Practices.
  • Schedules and monitors work and prepares reports on the status of the leak survey program, as requested/needed.
  • Works with Areas to inform and follow-up on needed leak repairs identified through the inspections in the leak survey program.
  • Ensures compliance with Federal DOT Leak Survey and Meter Inspection Regulations.
  • Recommends improvements to material, construction and operating standards related to Leak Management.
  • Provides specifications, inspections and estimates relative to leak repair and leak survey work.
  • Coordinates leak survey services to Areas as requested.
  • Initiates work orders/job orders for the leaks located through leak surveys.
  • Works with the Mapping Dept. to acquire maps and update mapping for leak surveys.
  • Reviews and approves invoices for contractor services for leak surveys.
  • Sets up and maintains electronic record keeping system for Leak Survey program
  • Provides on-the-job and classroom training for Company and contractor personnel in the areas of leak survey.
  • Assumes on-call supervisory assignments as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:
    Technical Knowledge/Skill:

    • Thorough knowledge of gas distribution operations and construction practices and procedures relative to leaks and leak repair.
    • Knowledge of Federal and State codes relative to leak survey.


      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience

        Experience :

        • 5-10 years of related experience

          Licenses & Certifications:

          • Must possess Federally required Operator Qualifications for associated tasks;
          • Valid driver's license

            Working Conditions:

            • This position is categorized as safety-sensitive for the purpose of drug testing. Successful applicants shall be subject to a pre-assignment drug test if the individual is currently in a non-safety sensitive position. As an employee in this position the individual shall be subject to random drug testing. A positive drug test will result in disciplinary action.

            • Can be exposed to gaseous atmospheres, high noise levels, traffic, construction site hazards and hazards on customers' property. Occasionally required to travel.

            • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.

            • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.

              Mental Aspects :
              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

                            Please submit a resume with your application.
                            Worker Type:
                            Number of Openings:
                            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.

Keywords: Eversource Energy, Waterbury , Supervisor, Leak Survey, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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