Coordinator, Resource Coordination at National Grid

| Buffalo, NY
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About us

National Grid is hiring a Coordinator, Resource Coordination in our Electric Construction and Maintenance department in Buffalo, NY.
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

To manage construction work and resource assignments in the most efficient, cost effective way to meet the work plan for National Grid based on workforce availability, performance, geographic optimization and schedule optimization.

Key Accountabilities

  • Produce schedules in support of the internal construction work force in accordance to the main work plan.
  • Work with resource planning to monitor resource levels, capacity predictions, productivity, and plan progress to make resource recommendations and analyze trends.
  • Conduct a weekly schedule coordination meeting to assure all stakeholders are aligned and attend divisional meetings as needed.
  • Monitor equipment maintenance records and schedule preventative maintenance in a timely manner in accordance with governmental regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure material availability and coordinate deliveries to support construction and equipment maintenance.
  • Implement best practice in resource management to ensure all work and safety standards are compliant with National Grid and union policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Prioritize and monitor work progress through each phase of construction.
  • Manage the day-to-day relationship with contractors and other external service providers to ensure adherence to processes, standards, and best outcomes for National Grid.
  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to improve, driving greater efficiencies within resource management.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Experience of managing project teams and projects independently.

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in an engineering/business related field or equivalent job experience
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

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.
More Information on National Grid
National Grid operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA, Providence, RI, Hicksville, NY, Syracuse, NY and Batavia, NY. National Grid was founded in 1990. It has 12143 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 17 open jobs at National Grid, click here.
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