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Analyst, Capital Project Planning

Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

In accordance with guidelines regarding companies classified as Federal contractors and consistent with our core commitment of safety, National Grid has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire. "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.About usNational Grid -is hiring an Analyst, Capital Project Construction for our New York Project Management & Construction department in Scotia, NY and Cheektowaga, NY. This position will support our Civil/Substations Contracting group, Distribution Contracting group, Transmission Line Maintenance group and Transmission Line Services.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 PurposeThe Analyst will analyze data and activities to provide relevant and up-to-date information to support decision-making and the effective working of our New York Construction Group within Project Management & Construction.With more experience in the role, this person will also design and implement procedures and policies within their area of work to improve the working performance of nationalgrid 's construction operations.Key AccountabilitiesWorking with Finance business partners, collate and analyze work unit and/or financial data within one or multiple areas using pre-determined tools, methods and formats in order to support the department's decision-making processes. Also review financial information, updating where necessary, in order to identify any anomalies or discrepancies and ensure management has access to up-to-date and accurate information.Prepare and write relevant documentation in order that all stakeholders are fully informed and all evidence or statistics are documented.Execute instructions and requests, plan and organize resources and make appropriate arrangements to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and in line with relevant policies and processes.Maintain and provide information such as regulatory information in order to ensure regulators and other stakeholders are kept up to date with relevant Nationalgrid policies, processes and programs.Build upon technical/professional skills within own area of specialism or of other processes in order to continually grow your personal contribution to the business.Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to obtain and share information that will benefit Nationalgrid.Monitor and review work undertaken by project team in order to provide feedback on the appropriate use of materials, tools, equipment or resources and adherence to schedules.Additional accountabilities include (but are not limited to) :Monitor and prepare reports on KPI goals concerning Safety and tracking of team training performance cycles, functional reports regarding Fleet vehicle activities including but not limited to Vehicle utilization, Code Blue vehicle testing, vehicle replacements, rental equipment PHH/Element & Fuel exception reports.Monitor telecom and data usage by department while recommending reducing overhead expenses where appropriate.Schedule, create agenda and coordinate attendees for staff meetings, union meetings and others, as requestedResponsible for supporting financial and non-financial controls to meet business requirements.Manage electronic devices through Mobil-sense (now Tango), and supplemental contractors through Pontoon.Assigned to storm role for support of major system events.Assist managers and supervisors with tool and equipment rentals/purchases.Assist managers with department hub data updates and periodic phone calls to support operations.Prepare and forward team expense & Credit card reports in SAP GUI (Concur)Create SAP shopping carts & administer limit purchase orders (POs) for preferred vendors, when requested.Maintain departmental SharePoint sitesOther duties, as assigned -QualificationsAn Associates Degree or higher in a business or engineering related area with 2+ years of related experience, or equivalent work experience. - Knowledge of Nationalgrid's business operations, company policies and practices, and or ability to learn quickly. - Working knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation. - Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). - Understanding of project management techniques and methods.Familiarity with the following business systems and processes preferred: SAP, SAP GUI, IMS, ARCOS, Visio, Microsoft Suite of products such as SharePoint, Office 365, OneDrive and TEAMSMore InformationThis 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. -

Keywords: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER), Buffalo , Analyst, Capital Project Planning, Professions , Buffalo, New York

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