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Crew Lead I

Liberty Utilities

Liberty Utilities

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

Responsible for providing direction and oversight of crews engaged in the full range of general construction and maintenance activities on transmission and distribution systems and facilities as applicable.  Performs such work in accordance with Company, Regulatory and Safety procedures.

Accountabilities

  • Responsible for all C&M Tech I responsibilities, Leak Investigation and repair, On Call.  May perform duties of Crew Lead I and Construction Order completion as needed.  Proficient at operating excavating equipment, Critical Valve Inspection.  Responsible for directing crew to completion of assigned duties.  Plans, directs, oversees and participates in all activities associated with construction and maintenance work assignments.  Determines and organizes crew and equipment requirements. May perform Welding operations, as required.  Secures necessary materials and tools.
  • Provides customer service regarding complaints and/or questions during new installations and repairs.  Advises customers of work to be performed on customer’s property.  Assesses training needs, coordinates delivery of needed training and assists in training and directing other employees. Monitors and provides feedback to them on job performance, disciplinary issues, operations and team objectives.
  • May oversee coordinate and inspect work of contractor crews to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local codes and regulations and Company standards.  Performs activities to ensure responsiveness to natural gas and other emergencies.  Completes and maintains accurate records and reports to comply with Company and regulatory requirements. May be required to hold stand-by duty, work shifts, holidays, weekend, emergency call outs, and occasional extensive hours.  Is subject to reporting outside regular work area.
  • Identifies, addresses and reports safety and encroachment issues to their resolution and completion.  Is responsible for the safe operation and inspection of assigned Company vehicles and equipment.  Demonstrates support for and adheres to the Company’s values, strategies, policies and procedures and exhibits the core values of Liberty’s Mission Statement, Customer Service, Safety and the Company’s Code of Conduct both as an individual contributor, team member and/or leader of others.  Must become familiar with the contents of the Safety Manual, live the spirit of its intent and become involved in creating and maintaining a safe working environment.  Must complete all required safety training.

Education and Experience

  • Five years natural gas construction and maintenance field experience.
  • Must have and maintain minimum Operator Qualifications (OQ’s) and classroom training for position.
  • Requires a valid Driver’s License an CDL in accordance with Company standards.
  • Must have and maintain a Competent Person Certificate
  • Must obtain maintain any other required OQ’s and classroom training or certifications prior to being placed in this role.

Years of Experience

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.