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Eversource Energy Manager, Complex Construction, Gas in Westborough, Massachusetts

Role and Scope of Position:

Responsible for the effective management of the complex capital construction program for Eversource across three gas operating companies. Complex construction work includes capital construction work associated specifically with city gate stations, district regulators, pressure monitoring facilities (field telemetry), bridge and river crossings, railroad crossings, and large diameter/long length steel pipeline installations. Partners with Project Engineering and Project Management to ensure that complex projects are properly designed, budgeted, specified, issued for bid, overseen, constructed per the design and schedule, meeting all regulatory and safety requirements and applicable engineering standards. Responsible for the coordination of contractor activity and approval of invoices. Ensures complex project work is completed in accordance with approved designs, specifications, schedules, and budget. Identifies areas for improving productivity; assigns work, coaches, and manages the complex construction supervisory staff and is responsible for establishing and monitoring goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the complex construction program according to approved project schedules, standards, Project Engineering job-specific designs and specifications, regulations, and methods. Ensures all activity is performed in a timely, effective, environmentally prudent, and cost-efficient manner to meet regulatory and customer expectations.
  • Ensures that complex construction projects are completed in accordance with Eversource Safety policies and procedures, and comply with, or are completed in accordance with, Eversource standards and approved engineering project documents, established engineering practices, federal, state, and local laws, and construction industry standards.
  • Must read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and be able to identify discrepancies or conflicts within the documents as well as in the field.
  • Conducts or coordinates field measurements to confirm material quantities and drawing dimensions.
  • Responsible for the contract administration of applicable project-specific contracts or annual Eversource gas contractor agreements in accordance with established purchasing and contract administration standards.
  • Uses project management standards and project construction management tools to track and report on construction progress, control changes and ensures adherence to budget and schedule. Will also be expected to conduct and document observations of construction as it progresses, providing comprehensive status reports for management review.
  • Monitors key performance indicators, identifies trends, and takes appropriate actions to improve performance across the entire complex construction process.
  • Responsible for the training and development of complex construction supervisors.
  • Ensures that accurate and timely project documentation is maintained over the construction project life cycle, including change orders, approved design changes, owner directed changes and the resolution of design and technical conflicts.
  • Develops, defines, and maintains ongoing punch list, tracks and ensures completion of all issues. Develops and maintains project turn over and stakeholder acceptance and sign-off documentation.
  • Ensures that improvements in systems, processes and procedures are identified and implemented.
  • Hosts and participates in meetings as necessary to facilitate communication across project groups.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Requires knowledge of design and construction of steel gas distribution facilities, pressure regulation facilities and telemetry equipment, as well as the codes and regulations that govern the operation and maintenance of the gas distribution system.
  • Experience with electrical, instrumentation, controls, piping and mechanical systems are desired.
  • Familiarity with a broad spectrum of construction materials, methods and processes is desired.
  • Requires knowledge of the theoretical and practical application of project management techniques, tools and software.
  • Requires the ability to read and interpret AutoCAD drawings and oversee construction ensuring conformance to engineering drawings and specifications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required.
  • Master’s Degree or MBA preferred.

Experience :

Minimum of ten (10) years gas distribution, utility, or technical experience.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The salary range for this position starts at $140490.00 to $156100.00, plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of benefits.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.
  • This position is categorized as safety-sensitive for the purpose of drug testing. Successful applicants shall be subject to a pre-assignment drug test if the individual is currently in a non-safety sensitive position. As an employee in this position the individual shall be subject to random drug testing. A positive drug test will result in disciplinary action.

Mental Aspects :

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Cascade and translate strategies into action plans.
  • Communicate goals and priorities (company, department, team); ensure line of sight
  • Drive accountability/monitor progress
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Role model honesty and integrity in all communication and actions
  • Balance “getting results” with concern for individual needs
  • Have honest dialogue with employees; get to know them
  • Track commitments and follow-up

Manage and Develop People

  • Create individual development plans with direct reports
  • Set realistic performance objectives
  • Give ongoing, honest feedback; coach for success
  • Differentiate performance and provide rewards and recognition

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Surface and address competing goals
  • Encourage cooperation/remove obstacles between functions
  • Conduct teambuilding/development processes
  • Encourage collaboration
  • Guide team in translating organizational goals into day-to-day work

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Involve employees/seek input in decision making, on continuous improvement ideas and change
  • Diversify staff, where possible, in hiring/promotions
  • Seek opportunities to utilize diverse suppliers

Lead Change

  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to successfully develop and implement changes in strategy, priorities and work processes
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances
  • Act optimistically to influence others to embrace change

Focus on the Customer

  • Ensure that we have processes in place to deliver on our customer promise and provide superior customer service
  • Be a role model for the business on delivering superior customer service

Please submit a resume with your application.



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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

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.