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Director, Asset Management

Company: Eversource
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for directing and overseeing the development of Transmission's and Distribution Substation's reliability, capital and cost estimating programs. Responsibilities also include directing the management of the EPAC project approval process, supporting project lifecycle process enhancements, tracking performance metrics and directing asset replacement and sparing strategies.Essential Functions: -

  • Directs the development of the Transmission and Distribution Substation one-year operating plan and five-year capital budget.
  • Identifies and prioritizes projects and develops plans which include detailed project scopes and schedules. -
  • Directs the development of major project cost estimates including Transmission, Distribution Substation, Interconnections and competitive projects.
  • Directs the management of asset data systems/repositories for Transmission and Substation assets.
  • Chairs the Capital Project Approval committee which reviews supporting analysis for all capital and significant expense projects and provides formal approval for the projects.
    • Collaborates with all departments to define operational and replacement strategies for the utilization of all asset resources, taking into account asset life cycle planning and risk analysis. - -
    • Directs the development and management of sparing strategies for key major equipment such as transformers, mobiles, breakers, etc.
    • Monitors Transmission and Distribution Substation reliability and reporting and develops strategies for improvement based on emerging issues.
    • Develops Transmission and Distribution Substation system performance measures, identifying gaps and opportunities in performance to improve future performance.
      • Supports the project life cycle process and solutions development which enables process improvement/redesign, gap identification and competitive project solutions.
        • Directs the document control program which includes procedure development, control and consistencyTechnical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:Technical Knowledge/Skill: -
          • Demonstrated ability to function in a managerial capacity.
          • Thorough knowledge of electric power systems, electric power system components, and associated engineering, construction, testing, operating, and maintenance activity.
          • Thorough knowledge of federal and state regulatory criteria and industry codes and standards pertaining to electric power systems
          • Proven ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels of the organization
            • Demonstrated high standard of professional technical competence
            • Knowledge of Transmission utility industry
            • Proven management practices
            • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead othersEducation: - - - - -
              • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or related discipline
              • MBA is preferredExperience: - - - - - -
                • Minimum of 12 years experience in the technical, operations, or engineering aspects of the electric utility industry with a strong background in Transmission..Working Conditions:
                  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
                  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities
                    • Cascade and translate strategies into action plans.
                    • Communicate goals and priorities (company, department, team); ensure line of sight
                    • Drive accountability/monitor progress
                    • -Communicate, communicate, communicateBuild Trusting Relationships
                      • Role model honesty and integrity in all communication and actions
                      • Balance "getting results" with concern for individual needs
                      • Have honest dialogue with employees; get to know them
                      • Track commitments and follow-upManage and Develop People
                        • Create individual development plans with direct reports
                        • Set realistic performance objectives
                        • Give ongoing, honest feedback; coach for success
                        • Differentiate performance and provide rewards and recognitionFoster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration
                          • Surface and address competing goals
                          • Encourage cooperation/remove obstacles between functions
                          • Conduct teambuilding/development processes
                          • Encourage collaboration
                          • Guide team in translating organizational goals into day-to-day workCreate a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce
                            • Involve employees/seek input in decision making, on continuous improvement ideas and change
                            • Diversify staff, where possible, in hiring/promotions
                            • Seek opportunities to utilize diverse suppliersLead Change
                              • Exhibit a "can-do" attitude to successfully develop and implement changes in strategy, priorities and work processes
                              • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances
                              • Act optimistically to influence others to embrace changeFocus on the Customer
                                • Ensure that we have processes in place to deliver on our customer promise and provide superior customer service
                                • Be a role model for the business on delivering superior customer serviceWorker Type:RegularNumber of Openings:1EEO StatementEversource 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 ContractorVaccination 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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