Field Operations Supervisor II-Hobbs, NM Job

Hobbs, New Mexico
09 Sep 2016
02 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): NM - Hobbs
Are you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with a growing Fortune 500 company?  Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of an industry that is changing quickly. We're seeking dynamic, proven leaders to help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you're looking to lead at a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy.
Xcel Energy has an opening for a Field Operations Supervisor II in the Hobbs, NM location.
Position Summary
Supervises electric or gas distribution construction staff to ensure the efficient and cost-effective use of construction resources for projects according to field operations policies and procedures to assure a safe reliable distribution system while ensuring customer satisfaction. Ensure consistent and effective use of construction resources, tools and processes. Provide resident technical matter expertise, and real-time technical support services to design, construction and operations field forces. Supports attainment of corporate and business unit goals and objectives. Performs all duties and function as associated with Supervisor I position as needed. Verifies and approves of labor and equipment of contractor invoices. Essential Responsibilities  
a) Responsible for effective and efficient use of resources with emphasis on safety, customer satisfaction, quality improvement, and regulatory compliance. Supervise assigned staff (bargaining and/or non-bargaining). Attract, recruit and retain qualified staff. Establish and communicate clear performance expectations and manage employee performance. Administer bargaining union agreements within area of responsibility. Remove obstacles, resolve variances and provide assistance to crew leaders and members to improve project and work performance.   b) Directs field operations activities to ensure safe, reliable and cost effective distribution systems. Promote a safe work environment; conduct safety site audits and accident investigations. Manage O & M budgets for area including implementing plans, programs, contingencies and recommendations to meet budget and track expenses.   c) Primary contact and responsibility for problem resolution involving labor. Responsible for compliance with Xcel Energy standards, federal, D.O.T, state and local regulations.   d) Provide technical expertise in the construction, operations and maintenance of distribution systems. Responsibilities include on call duties and assistance during emergency situations.   e) Develop a daily work plan in coordination with the Field Operations Manager and Strategic Resource Planning personnel to meet the requirements of resource plan. Oversees assigned contract resources to specified work   f) Maintain data integrity within the various systems used to manage daily work and scheduling activities. Create daily crew roster, which includes crew complement, location of work, equipment being used and equipment available. As needed, request locates and materials coordinate all equipment to complete the work. Perform radio/telephone-dispatching functions to eliminate non-productive field time.   g) Other duties as assigned.       Minimum Requirements Bachelor's Degree Business Administration or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge preferred. Five years experience in construction, labor relations, safety, compliance, operations or maintenance of electric and/or gas utility distribution systems. Two years supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of gas or electric system construction, operations, maintenance standards & procedures and applicable government regulations. Demonstrated knowledge of union labor agreements. Knowledge of PC and mainframe computer applications and analytical software. Demonstrated ability to handle several activities simultaneously. Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships with diverse work groups. Subject to D.O.T. drug and/or alcohol testing requirements.  Must have successfully completed the Front Line Leadership Assessment  
This position requires a behavioral assessment prior to being considered for an interview.
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes:  NM - Hobbs || NM - Hobbs || United States (US) || Operations || 11950:Elect Const Hobbs SPS || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 5588
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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