190691 - Distribution Field Construction Supervisor
Remote Work
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Distribution Field Construction Supervisor for an opening in Remote, MO.

Manage and lead all operational work performed by delivery related to contractors for the programs managed by Resource Management. This will include line contractors, (overhead & underground) streetlight installation and maintenance, pole inspections, joint use, and other miscellaneous contracts as may be required. Ensure all work is completed on time, within budget, and consistent with the defined scope. Manage annual budgets and any change orders associated with these projects or initiatives. Resolve all problems related to contractor performance. Ensure that quality and schedule are maintained. Coordinate field inspections of all work performed by contactors. Assist in remedial actions to correct problems. Work as a team in the selection of vendors and input into negotiations with contractor as appropriate. Document any savings achieved. Incumbent will be responsible for managing millions of dollars annually in contractor related projects or programs.

o Preparation of bid solicitation specifications for various types of work.
o Effective evaluation of bids submitted by vendors and suppliers.
o Turnkey line contracts are administered and performed in compliance with scope, schedule, and budget.
o Monitor contractor performance as it relates to program scope including, but not limited to, safety, efficiency, timeliness, scope adherence, and metric accountability.
o Provide and support storm restoration efforts both internally and regionally through mutual assist.
o Manage damage claims
o Applies leadership and people management skills in removing barriers that impede the timely and efficient completion of work.
o Ability to think both regionally and globally to ensure that resources are appropriately allocated and shared across the service area.
o Monitors job progress to ensure work quality, adherence to standards, guidelines, processes and procedures to meet in service dates.
o Project Manage large projects/jobs:
o Collaboration with the various departments in which we support to ensure all resource needs are proactively met.
o Financials:
Provide budgeting and forecasting guidance for internal departments on projects managed by team.
Process invoices and ensure proper coding and payments are made.
Job Reconciliation: ensure all charges/materials are accounted for and accurate.
Identify and mitigate significant drivers of cost.
o Lead a safety culture in all work managed with contractors. Ensure safety procedures are being followed faithfully through audits and that any deviations are handled swiftly.

Experience in distribution construction, maintenance, resource planning, and design
o Apply business and analytical skills to identify opportunities for improved efficiencies and productivity.
o The position requires high stress tolerance, excellent customer service skills, quick decision making capability, strong analytical skills, strong planning skills, and the ability to hold each work group accountable to satisfy schedules.
o Excellent human relations, team building and leadership skills are essential.
o Requires 4 years construction/maintenance experience
o At least 1 year supervisory experience. Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: None Working Conditions: Combination of field and office work.

Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or related. o Requires 4 years construction/maintenance experience
o At least 1 year supervisory experience.
o Prefer Journeyman Linemen status Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

Monday through Friday (40 - 60 hours per week). Candidate will need to be flexible with working hours. Hours will likely increase when there is a weather related event.
Over-night travel could be required with little notice (driven by storm related events), within Evergy service territory (KS, MO).

*** Position will be remote and require visits to work sites. Position will be responsible for managing multiple projects.
Position will primarily drive an client vehicle. If they required to drive personal vehicle mileage will be reimbursed.***

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Silmese Graves
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.