Administrative Assistant - Safety Compliance & Risk Management in Westborough, MA at NiSource

Date Posted: 12/13/2019

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Job Description

Location Information

Location:  Westboro MA Office



Provide technical and administrative support for the Director of Safety Compliance & Risk Management who oversees the System Management System, Safety, and Compliance Departments.


  • Prepare a variety of reports and conduct basic analysis using PC and mainframe programs.
  • Assist Staff in updating of internal programs as warranted due to regulatory developments, compliance evaluations and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Actively seek and incorporate feedback from internal stakeholders related to performance and support.
  • Develop and maintain service-focused working relationships with Operations partners.
  • Support Damage Prevention and OQ initiatives for Compliance Department.
  • Responsible for departmental data base development and support including Data Conversion/Maintenance/Analysis.
  • Handle Special Project Assignments (Design, Development, Training, Support).
  • Administer special invoicing & budget tracking.
  • Handle Supply Ordering/Purchasing Card Management/Account Codes associated tasks.
  • Administrator for various support items such as: Emergency Notification System; Emergency Manuals; Distribution Lists (various).

Key Work Experience / Education

Required for selection:

  • 3 years of administrative support experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with complex programs and projects.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred for selection:
  • Associate degree or higher in business administration or technical field.
  • Prior work experience in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Previous experience working in utility industry.

Technical/Functional Competencies

Required for selection:

  • Broad knowledge & experience in operations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Demonstrated skills in preparing spreadsheets, reports and presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational & planning skills.  

Preferred for selection:

  • Experience with Lotus Notes mail and database functions.
  • Working knowledge of operations support systems.(e.g. Workbrain, Expense
  • Reporting System, Work Management, CIS, etc.).
  • General/Transferable Competencies
  • Required for selection:
  • Contributes to Team Success
  • Demonstrates Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Collaborates Effectively
  • Demonstrates High Work Standards with a Quality Orientation
  • Acts with a Sense of Urgency
  • Planning and Organizing
Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at on or before December 21st.

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.


We offer an outstanding total package that includes paid holidays, vacation, medical/rx drugs, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k).


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