Southwest Gas Corporation

  • Supervisor/Construction

    Job Location US-CA-Victorville
    Posting Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 12:54 PM)
    # of Openings
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  • Position Information

    ***A Geographical Assistance Premium (GAP) Stipend will be provided for this position***
    The Supervisor/Construction is responsible for directing Construction Department capital, operations and maintenance activities.
    This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under Title 49 CFR Part 382 and Part 40.  Any applicant/employee who performs a DOT covered function or is licensed and would operate a commercial vehicle for the Company will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Company’s DOT drug and alcohol testing programs.  Any employment, transfer, or promotion offer made for this position is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test prior to the commencement of the new role.  If an applicant/employee fails the drug test, any offer of employment, transfer, or promotion will be revoked.


    • Supervise, coordinate, schedule and monitor Construction work crews in dynamic environment with changing priorities, incorporating 24/7 emergency response with routine O&M responsibilities based on priority
    • Oversee Construction related compliance activities including multiple Federal, DOT, State Commission, requirements, OSHA and environmental requirements and procedures (using FOM’s)
    • Track, monitor and audit compliance with Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) regulations
    • Respond to and oversee emergency response activities for natural gas related emergencies, protecting the public, employees, public property and gas facilities
    • Make critical decisions relative to field incidents and code compliance activities sometimes with limited information
    • Oversee the activities of multiple contract construction crews as well as contractor management for timely completion of assigned work
    • Administer blanket and bid contracts, negotiate and recommend acceptance or denial of change requests
    • Coordinate with governmental agencies for handling of emergency situations.
    • Monitor O&M activities to ensure compliance with Company policies as well as local, state and federal regulatory requirements
    • Establish and promote good working relationships with other departments
    • Establish and promote good working relationships with customers, developers, municipalities, utilities and emergency response agencies
    • Advise customers and contractors on job/project requirements, scheduling, permit requirements, Damage Prevention, Public Education Program and special considerations
    • Conduct performance management, coaching, counseling with employees
    • Provide technical and safety training for employees
    • Coordinate mandatory, on-going employee training (OQ, Block, Competent Person, Pipe & Steel Joining, Respirator, HR, EMRF, etc.)
    • Provide incident response and/or coordinate incident management system (ICS) implementation including evacuations and gas control as necessary
    • Provide incident documentation compliant with Company policies and procedures
    • Develop and monitor departmental budget
    • Provide technical supervision for the construction, modification and maintenance of gas facilities
    • Review construction plans to determine if design, cost estimates, safety and compliance considerations are adequate
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned
    • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

    Minimum Qualifications

    This position requires five to seven years of relevant work experience.


    This position requires the incumbent possess a valid driver’s license.


    Must be able to be on-call.

    Must be able to be contacted and respond for emergency duty.

    Must respond to base location or emergency site within one hour or as division operational needs dictate, subject to Division VP approval.



    Benefits at a Glance

    Our comprehensive benefits program is designed with our employees and their families in mind. A career at Southwest Gas offers you the following great benefit opportunities and more:

    • Competitive compensation package
    • 100% company funded Pension Plan (with vesting service)
    • 401(k) plan that matches 50% up to 7% of salary
    • Medical/RX/Dental/Vision
    • Flexible Spending Accounts; Short & Long Term Disability
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Community Volunteer and Sustanability Programs
    • Employee Purchase Program and Discount Program


    Salary Details

    Min: $73,101 - Mid: $91,376
    Plus a GAP (Geographical Assistance) Premium


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