Transmission Construction Supervisor

at Eversource
Location Hartford, Connecticut
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


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Role and Scope of Position:

Responsible for all aspects of the construction field management and construction inspection process of projects for transmission lines and substations in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Directly supervise Transmission Construction Representatives. Supervisors will work with Project Managers, Engineering, Scheduling, Contract Administration, other Transmission Group managers, CONVEX, Legal, Purchasing, and field staff to ensure the safe and timely completion of work meeting Eversource's quality standards. Responsible for ensuring compliance with environmental programs, policies, rules, and regulations; will direct safety awareness and compliance initiatives within the department; and be responsible for monitoring the safety and environmental performance of contractors.

Essential Functions:

Supervises the performance of all aspects of construction field management activities for Substation and Transmission Lines where contractor resources are utilized.
Works effectively with Project Managers, Engineering, Scheduling, Contract Administration, other transmission business managers, CONVEX, Legal, Purchasing and field staff to provide support using contractor resources to ensure the safe and timely completion of work meeting Eversource's quality standards.
Responsible for managing all aspects of the construction phase of projects relative to cost, productivity, schedule, best practices, and Eversource Policies and Procedures.
Ensures compliance with environmental programs, policies, rules and regulations.
Directs efforts to achieve world-class excellence regarding safe work practices and safety performance.
Promotes teamwork among and between all members of the Transmission and Distribution organizations in his/her jurisdiction and other internal groups.
The position requires system-wide on-call responsibilities.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

Detailed knowledge of transmission construction
Thorough knowledge of applicable work practices and procedures, and safety requirements
Possess a detailed knowledge of transmission power system operations, maintenance, and construction.
Must have good human resource management and business planning skills
Must have a working knowledge of information technology and the use of Eversource's office automation and information systems.
Must have good written and oral communications ability.


Bachelor's degree in Applied Science, Engineering, Finance, Business, or the equivalent.


A minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of construction, maintenance, or related experience are required.
Experience in Energy Delivery and transmission experience is preferred.
Supervisory experience of both non-bargaining unit and bargaining unit employees is preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

Must hold a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

Working Conditions:

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

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.

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