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Graduate Development Program - Associate Supervisor, Complex Construction

Waltham, MA
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Description: Description About the Graduate Development Program: National Grid’s Graduate Development Program (GDP) is the company’s flagship pipeline program, targeting recent college graduates joining the company in entry-level full time positions. The GDP is designed to prepare early career professionals for future leadership roles within the organization, aims to support Graduates in developing as leaders, guide their career, and increase their business talents and skills. It provides opportunities for Graduates to explore a broad range of disciplines across our functions and locations, work on a variety of projects, and expand their network. Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an 8-week Orientation. Graduates will spend time learning the core functions of the business, networking with our Executive team, and traveling to our different jurisdictional areas. By the end of Orientation, Graduates have an in depth understanding of who National Grid is as a company and how we do business. They have also formed a network with their fellow Graduates as well as senior business leaders, key GDP stakeholders and GDP Alumni. Graduates also take part in quarterly development sessions with their cohort as well as complete a Capstone Project at the end of their first year with the company. About the Position: The Associate Supervisor supports the Complex Construction group within the Project Management & Complex Construction organization (PMCC). PMCC is responsible for activities supporting the US gas business and to deliver capital gas projects in the northeast US region. This role has responsibilities relating to the construction of gas projects (pipelines, regulator stations and LNG plants). There will also be interaction with the other groups within PMCC, which include Contract Management, Project Management and the Process, Performance & Compliance groups. Individuals in this role will gain exposure to corporate and external compliance requirements, Business Process Management frameworks and Safety programs. They will also gain general knowledge of the gas pipeline industry, utility construction practices, project management fundamentals and activities required to secure and manage 3rd party contractor resources. This role will work collaboratively with all levels of the PMCC organization and stakeholders across the wider business as appropriate to execute tasks and projects. The position will be an Associate level who will be in a training mode for a Construction Supervisor position as well as assisting in various duties to the Complex Construction Managers. This individual will be spending time in both the field as well as the office. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Assist the construction group to comply with safety standards, policies and processes in order to ensure a safe working environment and minimize risk for all staff. Support execution of work tasks in compliance with all Company, Federal and State policy and regulatory requirements. Build good working relationships with internal & external customers and manage the day-to-day relationship with them in order to understand their requirements and deliver appropriate solutions within National Grid policies and processes. Promote and implement best practices in order to ensure all work tasks achieve high productivity and low costs. Support process improvement activities in order to achieve efficient work practices and to ensure compliance with National Grid policies and procedures Provide support to PMCC Vice President and Construction Managers as requested including executive / department level reports Provide support to Complex project personnel in the office and at field locations Lead department HUB meetings Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution Concentration in academic studies relevant to one of the career paths Graduated between May 2017 and May 2018 Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; official college transcript required for confirmation Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills Preference given to candidates with relevant internship experiences Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program June 4, 2018 Valid driver’s license with safe driving history Proven leadership experience in at least one of the following: College leadership position (e.g., student government, clubs, athletics). Leadership and/or volunteer experience, in and/or out of the college environment Experienced a full or part-time job while at college and acquired relevant work experience Must have, or possess the ability to develop, a working knowledge of information systems critical to the work management, financial reporting and performance tracking of the designated area. Ability to gain a theoretical knowledge and understanding of National Grid's policies and processes and how to apply them effectively. Must be able to travel overnight outside the normal work area as needed. Strong demonstrated skills in the following areas: Written and oral communications, including developing and executing communications through various mediums including verbal presentations, emails, PowerPoint, conference calls, and other appropriate methods. Organization and management of multiple tasks / priorities to deliver high results. Collaborative and teamwork mindset A self-starter, with initiative to drive own performance and knowledge gain. Analytical abilities.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Project Management and Complex Construction Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Business Operations, Engineering, and Process Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Sep 20, 2017, 2:01:53 PM Unposting Date : Nov 13, 2017, 4:59:00 AM


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