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Job Vacancy at Hawaiian Electric Company

Position TitleSupervisor, Mapping

LocationHonolulu, HI, US

Department / DivisionSystem Operation / Operating Engineering

Job Functions

Supervises and directs the activities of the Mapping Section and its personnel to ensure reliable system operation through accurate and cost-effective, maps, records, and diagrams to meet operational and safety requirements. Provides leadership and directives to enhance mapping tools, technology and work processes.

Brief Description

The Operating Engineering Division of the System Operation Department at HECO has a merit vacancy available (Role: Teacher/Coach Supervisor).

Fundamental Responsibilities

Supervises, directs (plans/schedules/coordinates), and monitors workforce activities in the timely development, maintenance and updating of system maps, documents and records, Switching Diagrams, and dispatch boards required for operations and safe performance.

Formulates and implements workplace policies and procedures to ensure compliance to work standards for the maintenance and updating of system operation device lists, vault list, substation/circuit lists, etc. Includes staff functions such as hiring and reviewing staffing, goal setting, performance review and management, employee training and development, employee relations and employee safety.

Develops and implements programs and applications using new and existing technologies to improve mapping work processes, and updates and maintains electric facility data to ensure safety and integration with Corporate applications/tools. Incorporates and supports renewable energy initiatives with system maps and information. Reviews and provides recommendations to preliminary engineering construction drawings to ensure equipment, facilities, and circuits have appropriate mapping data.

Reviews and identifies technical data requirements for GIS to OMS model/connectivity conversion and model build process. Develops tools within each system environment and application to optimally utilize system capabilities and maintain mapping standards. Maintains and manages electrical facility connectivity and data required by critical customer operation systems (GIS/OMS), including all operation records and maps, to respond to system outages and operations.

Coordinates the software and hardware procurement, development, enhancement, and administration of the CADD system for the Department. Represents the Department in the planning, design, upgrade and implementation of the AM/FM system.

Coordinates the on-line mapping computer systems upgrade/development for dispatch operations.

Collects and provides outage information to the Systems Coordinator during large system emergencies for dissemination to other departments. Works with the Trouble Dispatchers to ascertain the status of the outages and provide updates.

On call 24/7 emergency responder. Responsible for availability/reliability of mapping systems/data for operations.

Develops and monitors O&M budget/forecast for the Mapping Section. Initiates orders of materials and equipment and maintains adequate mapping supplies. Provides data for budgets and work force forecasts.

Other Responsibilities

Fundamental Requirements

Knowledge Requirements:

Thorough knowledge of underground and overhead equipment, materials, and construction practices and project work flow within the company.

Thorough knowledge of the CADDS and GIS systems, and the issues and technologies involved in CADDS and GIS implementation.

Thorough understanding of data requirements for integration with current and new systems/applications and electric model/data that will utilize GIS data/connectivity (e.g. OMS, GIS web and design applications, spatial analysis, etc.)

General knowledge of power generation, transmission, and distribution equipment.

Working knowledge of personal computers and/or mainframe systems and related software applications (i.e., spreadsheets, word processing, etc.).

Thorough knowledge of policies an procedures contained in such document as Company/Union agreement, Accident Prevention Manual, General Information Manual etc.

Skills Requirements:

Must have or be able to qualify for State of Hawaii driver�s license and HECO driver�s license to make field inspections of distribution stations.

Ability to handle difficult and/or sensitive issues while using tact, courtesy and discretion.

Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.

Strong interpersonal skills to influence and persuade various groups or individuals.

Supervisor/leadership skills and abilities to work with a variety of individuals occasionally dealing with sensitive, difficult or confrontational issues.

Ability to remain flexible in a demanding work environment and to adapt to rapidly changing priorities.

Ability to conceptualize new ideas quickly.

In depth analytical, organizational, and conceptual skills to handle various projects and programs.

Experience Requirements:

Multiple (5-7) years experience in drafting/mapping, preferably civil and electrical, for an electric utility.

How To Apply

HECO employees who meet the minimum requirements should apply on-line at HR Suite by clicking on the link below:


(Should you have problems linking to the on-line application, please call the HR Service Center at 543-4848.)

All others who meet the minimum qualifications should apply at careers.heco.com

Submittal of an application for the position:

1. Authorizes HECO to share any and all information regarding previous or present employment, educational training or personal information from their records and from any other source with the hiring department or subsidiary company;

2. Releases and waives HECO from any and all liability for any damage which may be claimed as a result of furnishing such information to the hiring department or subsidiary company; and

3. Authorizes release and transfer of all personnel records to be maintained by the hiring company in the event of an inter-company transfer.


a) To the extent permitted by law, HECO may conduct a criminal conviction record inquiry for the past 10 years.

b) HECO is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We actively seek diversity among our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender/sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, veteran status, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws.

c) If you require accommodations during the application process, please contact the HR Service Center at 543-4848.

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

RoleTeacher/Coach Supervisor

Teacher/Coach Supervisor
Number of Vacancies1
Work ScheduleMonday - Friday
Work Hours7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lunch (Minutes)30
Primary Work LocationWard Avenue

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