We Energies Operations Supervisor/Sr. Operations Supervisor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Posting Date 08-08-2017

Requisition Number 3183BR

Job Title Operations Supervisor/Sr. Operations Supervisor

External Location WI-Delafield

Business Unit Electric Operations

Company We Energies

External Job Responsibilities We Energies is seeking an Operations Supervisor/Sr Operations Supervisor. Operation Supervisors manages internal resources, external contracted resources and business applications/processes based on the need of the business unit.

This includes supervisory duties in Electric Operations related to construction, design, planning, and scheduling for We Energies electric/gas transmission and distribution systems. The Operations Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the construction or maintenance activities related to the company’s transmission and distribution infrastructure within an assigned area. Operations Supervisors ensure that all customers’ needs are met in a safe, efficient and timely manner through the management/utilization of personnel, equipment, and materials. Their first concern is to ensure the safety of employees, customers, and contractors during all work applications.

In addition, this position is responsible for:

• Training, coaching, counseling, development and discipline of personnel within their respective business unit.

• Coordinating and communicating across several work groups and has the major responsibility for storm/emergency service restoration activities within the operating service area they are assigned.

• Representing We Energies in contacts with the customer, the general public, municipalities, cities, townships, contractors, and their employees; they use negotiation skills to resolve conflicts, engagement skills to build networks to enhance good working relationships.

• Availability for emergency call-outs.

Education/Experience Requirements

Formal course work in electrical engineering, electric distribution or other related technical subjects is preferable. A minimum of five to 10 years’ experience in a distribution/construction operations trade and/or five to 10 years’ experience in supervision of direct reports. An Operations Supervisor should have a good working knowledge of union contracts and employee relationship building. An operations supervisor shall have the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with employees, contractors, and community groups. Strong communication and organizational skills are a benefit.

Sr. Operations Supervisor typically requires a minimum of 5 years in a leadership position, a minimum of three years supervisory experience in an operations environment, preferably in more than one functional and/or geographic area and with demonstrated success in leading teams, exhibiting strong customer focus and setting strategic direction.

Removal Date 08-25-2017