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National Grid Underground Field Inspector B6/7 in Bellmore, New York

Location:Bellmore

Pay: $ 34.58 an hour

Job Purpose

Responsible for all routines associated with the replacement of paving removed for maintenance and construction work.

Handle field inspection and coordination work for the installation of customer services and other associated work, as needed.

Inspect jobsite to determine field conditions, prepare orders, obtain permits, check contractor crews to ensure work meets Company standards, handle correspondence, clerical work and complaints, regarding the above, and check contractor's bill for accuracy.

From records, plans, and through field inspection, determine points of interference between public property and Company facilities.

Recommend changes; maintain close contact with public authorities, builders, contractors, etc., regarding complaints and requirements.

Plan work, maintain records, and dispatch crews forPSC programs such detection survey, truck main inspection, etc.

Make minor repairs to instruments and tools.

Inspect contractor crews performing limited construction work.

Use pressure recorders and other instruments necessary to perform this work.

Check work orders for availability of material and, when work is completed, for completeness and accuracy of papers and sketches.

Prepare, design, and estimate gas facilities as directed.May include analysis of load demand, required equipment, estimates, sketches, permit application, and resolution of conflicts.

Maintain office maps.

This position will also include inside field inspection responsibilities which utilize aerial technology to perform customer contract review

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for routines associated with the replacement of paving removed for construction work.
  • Handle field inspection and coordination work for the installation of customer services.
  • Inspect job site to determine field conditions, obtain permits, check contractor crews to insure work meets Company standards, handle correspondence, clerical work and complaints regarding the above, and check contractors bill for accuracy.
  • From records, plans, and through field inspection, determine points of interference between public property and Company facilities and perform mark outs.
  • Recommend changes, maintain close contact with public authorities, builders, contractors, etc., regarding complaints and requirements.
  • Plan work, maintain records, and dispatch crews for PSC programs such as detection survey, trunk main inspection, etc.
  • Make minor repairs to instruments and tools.
  • Inspect contractor crews performing limited construction work.
  • Use pressure recorders and other instruments necessary to perform this work.
  • Check work orders for availability of material and when work is finished, for completeness and accuracy of papers and sketches.
  • Prepare, design, and estimate gas facilities as directed.
  • May include analysis of load demand, required equipment, estimates, sketches, permit application, and resolution of conflicts.
  • Maintain office maps.
Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE & TRAINING:Ability to read and write English, comprehension at a level to post information from one record to another.Maintain files and logs, plot graphs, knowledge of basic grammar, spelling, composition and business writing.

EXPERIENCE:Two years' experience is recommended

EDUCATION:High school, and at least one college-level course in each of the following subjects: math, drafting, engineering, and physics. Courses must be taken from an accredited college/university and meet the following criteria:

1.Ideally, courses should be instructor-led. If not, online courses (live or otherwise) may be acceptable provided that an instructor is involved with assigning and reviewing coursework

2.Ideally, courses should be semester-long in length (academic-year or accelerated summer-session). Online courses (as noted in item "1") that can be completed at a student's own pace may be acceptable

3.Courses must meet the requirements for National Grid's tuition-reimbursement program

For the above-noted items, the Department and Labor Relations shall decide as to whether the planned/completed coursework meets the position's educational requirements, and Local 1049 will be consulted.

If courses are not worth at least 3 credits/credit hours, the Department and Labor Relations shall decide as to whether the planned/completed coursework meets the position's educational requirements, and Local 1049 will be consulted.

If the courses do not meet one or more of the three conditions above, exceptions may be made upon review by the Department and Labor Relations as to whether the planned/completed coursework meets the position's educational requirements prior to the interview process, and Local 1049 will be consulted.

All applicants are required to discuss intended coursework with the relevant Department's hiring manager prior to enrolling to ensure that proposed coursework will be accepted

* (Incumbents who demonstrate satisfactory performance for one (1) year in this classification and have completed an AAS degree in Electrical, Mechanical or AS degree in Engineering Science, or college equivalent will be eligible for promotion to the classification of UndergroundField Inspector Grade 7).

NOTE:When applying, please include copy of transcripts with application.Applicants must have a valid NYS Driver's License and successfully complete a Company driving test.In addition to possessing the qualifications for this vacancy, employees selected will be expected to work overtime in accordance with departmental requirements and to participate in the Company's Emergency Restoration Program as may be required.

Employees selected for this classification will be required to participate in federally mandated drug testing programs prior to selection, randomly on a year-round basis, after an accident and for reasonable cause.

More Information

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company's testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.

Many of the terms and conditions of employment for this position are defined by a collective bargaining agreement that the Company has with a local union. Newly hired employees are bound by the terms of the collective bargaining agreement as well as other agreements between the Company and the local union.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that 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.


Minimum Salary: 34.58 Maximum Salary: 34.58 Salary Unit: Hourly

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