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Supervisor Construction (Fiber Optic Construction & Maintenance)-Libertyville, IL

Location: LIBERTYVILLE, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 236307
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2022
Job: Administration

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Job Description

Description

 

This role will be primarily dedicated to Fiber Optic construction and Maintenance. This Employee will need a thorough background and understanding of Fiber Optic construction with strong project management skills. Job responsibilities will include oversite of craft field employees in all aspects of the safe installation and maintenance of ComEd’s Fiber Optic assets. This position will also provide input into the planning and coordination of Fiber Optic related work, prepare for and oversee the implementation and execution of Fiber Optic and Fiber Optic make ready and could be required to travel throughout ComEd’s service territory to oversee the work.

 

 

 


PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises craft personnel engaged in the construction, operation and maintenance of company overhead and/or underground electric facilities. Supervises resources in a manner that ensures the safe, efficient, economical, and expeditious completion of work with high regard for customer satisfaction to accomplish desired results. Promotes safety principles and assist in the training and development of the craft workforce. Ensure the focus and attainment of business goals and objectives. Maintains an environment that promotes safety, environmental compliance, diversity, innovation and high productivity. Ensure compliance with the application of the collective bargaining agreement. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Plan, coordinate, and direct craft employees engaged in the execution of scheduled and emergent work activities, to assure the highest levels of customer service and to achieve safety, reliability and productivity goals. 
  • Provide leadership to and development of the craft workforce. Coach and evaluate employee performance with timely recognition. Conduct performance reviews and identify opportunities for growth and learning for craft personnel. Executes labor strategies involving employees covered under the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Coordinate emergency response to restore continuity of service to customers, requiring 24-hour on-call responsibilities and varied work schedules, as required by business needs 
  • Work within departmental budgets. Plan resource coverage and execute work activities directed at achievement of business plans and business unit objectives. Develop alternative courses of action that are based on logical assumptions and factual information after considering resources, constraints, and organizational values. Ability to recognize unusual conditions and take corrective action.
  • Promote and maintain an environment that fosters a high performance culture and a learning organization. Ensure an environment that respects and promotes diversity. Serves as a change agent for business initiatives and assures the human element is understood and considered.


JOB SCOPE

  • Directs the craft employees engaged in the execution of the construction, operation and maintenance of company overhead and/or underground electric facilities. These responsibilities include preventative/corrective maintenance, new business, system reinforcement and facility relocation activities within the assigned regional operating area. Provides input into the planning, implementation and execution of the operations, maintenance and reliability programs. Responsible for implementing labor strategies involving employees covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Determines manpower and equipment requirements necessary for scheduled and emergent work to ensure maximum utilization of construction crews.
  • Must be able to maintain effective internal business controls. Conduct safety audits, meetings, investigations, and employee performance reviews.
  • Regular contact with leadership of Distribution System Operations, Construction & Maintenance, Transmission and Substation, Work Management, Engineering, Asset Management, New Business and local union stewards. Other contacts include building contractors, municipal leaders, major industrial customers, and various municipal organizations (fire, police etc).

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 - 8 years internal utility company experience or equivalent external exp
  • Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operating and construction work practices.
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to support and enforce safe work behavior; requires working knowledge of safety rules and work practices.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Extensive knowledge of the collective bargaining agreement and related procedures, policies and processes
  • Ability to train personnel in work practices and use of line construction tools and equipment.
  • Ability to recognize unusual conditions and take corrective actions.
  • Extensive experience in the construction, maintenance and operation of overhead and/or underground electric distribution facilities.


Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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