4 hours

Pipeline Safety Public Awareness Liaison

National Grid
Albany, NY
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Description: Description About the Position : The incumbent will work collaboratively with the Jurisdictions and other internal stakeholders and provide technical pipeline safety communication and education support associated with the Companies Pipeline Safety Public Awareness Program. More specifically, this technical communication and outreach role involves direct contact with City, Town, local emergency response organizations as well as other public and private entities including associated Trade groups. The individual establishes and develops relationships with municipalities, emergency response units as well as other public and private organizations with regard to gas pipeline safety public awareness and on occasion where applicable provide support in discussing technical aspects of overlapping electric public safety issues and awareness; provides direction and leads efforts to ensure the company’s gas and electric public safety and awareness engagement initiatives are communicated appropriately.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Key Competencies Outgoing individual that is able to initiate and foster continued personal contact on a regular and ongoing basis with various municipal, public and private organizations staff at all levels and develop productive relationships. Excellent written and oral skills. Well-developed interpersonal communication skill set. Ability to communicate complex, technical pipeline safety issues in an easy to understand manner to non-technical stakeholders. Uses a “good science & common sense” approach to transforming awareness education to actionable engagement with internal and external stakeholders. Key Responsibilities Develop and maintain close working relationships with City, Town, and local police and fire departments. Work collaboratively with the Jurisdictional Team and operational teams and provide technical point of contact / focal point for assisting with education services for gas pipeline safety programs / concerns. Develop and maintain close working relationships with internal departments, such as Learning and Development, Gas Operations, Electric Operations, Emergency Planning, Government Relations and the Jurisdictional teams and provide assistance and guidance as it pertains to gas and electric safety awareness. Maintain knowledge of all aspects of the Pipeline Safety Public Awareness Program as well as current and emerging regulatory issues affecting the industry including as a minimum API RP-1162. Balance the needs of the City, Town, local police and fire departments and other emergency response agencies with National Grid’s interests. Work closely with allied trade organizations, Gas Marketing and Materials & Standards teams to engage and educate trades (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Construction, Demolition, Landscaping, Excavators etc.). Work closely with all emergency response agencies and other municipal / public entities to identify gas and electric safety awareness gaps and work collaboratively with the Jurisdictions and Emergency Preparedness organizations. Working with the Jurisdictional Team, represent the company in a pipeline safety technical capacity in meetings with City, Town and other public / private entities including school administrators, municipal construction leaders and their excavation contractors, housing and building department program leaders regarding their concerns with gas and electric public safety.
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required: A Bachelor's degree or equivalent 5 years of operational experience. Knowledge of PEx Tools and ways of working Knowledge of Microsoft products including: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SharePoint General Knowledge of National Grid's gas business operations, company policies and practices and pipeline safety rules, regulations and code compliance. Additional Requirements for a Band D: A minimum of 5 – 10 years of gas / electric experience and a broad understanding of the organizations in place that supports these two commodities. A 4-year college degree, preferably or with significant, relevant program management experience. PEX Practitioner Training Completion This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat 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.
Job : Gas Process & Engineering Primary Location : NY-Albany Other Locations : NY-Syracuse Organisation : Gas Process & Engineering Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Jan 8, 2018, 9:54:38 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing


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