ITC Holdings Field Supervisor (Overhead) Iowa City or Perry in Iowa City, Iowa

Field Supervisor (Overhead) Iowa City or Perry

Location: IA - Iowa City

Department: Engineering

Description

JOB SUMMARY

Monitors performance of contractors in the field to ensure adherence with all contractual obligations and safety requirements. Assists in work planning and coordination of construction, operation and maintenance projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acts in a manner to properly protect company interests and assets at all times while serving as the company's visible representative in the field.

  • Acts as the main field contact for the company's Operations, Maintenance and Capital Projects departments.

  • Ensures any operation or work performed on any company asset is within the guidelines and standards set forth by the company and any regulation and standard placed by an applicable authority (i.e. Occupational Safety Health Administration, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, state utility boards).

  • Works with construction contractor supervision to plan and coordinate projects, ensures company expectations are met at the job worksites and audits field construction.

  • Provides rapid response to emergencies as requested by the Operations Control Room or other authority.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Performs inspections on all company assets; provides or produces necessary documentation to support any findings.

  • Ensures that all environmental regulations are being observed and maintained on construction sites.

  • 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.

  • Acts as a contract administrator for construction contractor service agreements.

  • Develops the ability to read mechanical, civil and electrical construction prints.

REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience required in Transmission and/or Distribution system construction, 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 construction or operating experience.

  • Working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements.

  • Working knowledge of National Electric Safety Code.

  • Knowledge in basic electrical theory and power system operations.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Must successfully pass Protection Leader test within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel).

  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills to convey technical instructions regarding tasks, methods and procedures; sound analytical problem-solving and documentation skills.

  • 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.

  • Ability to make inspections from a helicopter.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to multi-task, managing projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work flexible hours and be able to support system and respond to emergency conditions on a 24-hour basis.

  • Ability to travel to support company construction projects, as necessary.

ITC Holdings is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment

to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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