Distribution Operator (RGE 62695) Binghamton NY in Binghamton, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/28/2018

Job Description

Publication date: 27.06.2018
REFERENCE: 5095149301

Business and Department
RGE-NY-Binghamton ECC
Vestal,NY

Description
Job Title: Distribution Operator
Location: Binghamton, NY

Duties:

Under directive supervision coordinates/operates the electric distribution facilities and dispatches electric and gas
outage and trouble notifications.

Typical duties include:

1. Coordinates/ creates switching for the outage of distribution lines and equipment for testing, maintenance and
repairs to assure continuity of service in cooperation with Section Operators and Division operating personnel.
2. Issues switching orders for de-energizing, grounding, tagging and re-energizing distribution facilities.
3. Assures rigid observance of Electric Switching and Tagging Procedures and standard procedures for gas
operations.
4. Performs required analyses of distribution circuits to ensure proper distribution circuit operation in real-time and
for contingency conditions.
5. Makes initial analysis of electric outage/trouble and initiates actions to minimize interruptions.
6. Oversees overall distribution switching operations in a lead role when assigned.
7. Operates and monitors supervisory controlled electric distribution devices.
8. Logs data and keeps records up to date.
9. Updates system diagrams and programs to conform with current field conditions.
10. Receives electric/gas trouble and outage calls and dispatches crews via the Outage Management System.
11. Recognizes unusual conditions and situations and informs responsible Corporate or Division operating
personnel.
12. Performs other related or less skilled work as required.

Experience, Education and Special Information Required:

1. AAS in Electrical Engineering Technology
2. Successful completion of Company administered aptitude test.
3. Will be expected to absorb Company training in Distribution Operating work, measured by appropriate job
knowledge tests. This includes general knowledge of the operation of generating stations, transmission and

distribution lines, substations, gas distribution systems, geography of Company territory, Company Safety Rules,
Switching and Tagging Procedures , protection systems, and standard procedures for gas operations.

Physical Qualifications:

1. Normal health, physique and use of senses as indicated by passing the required physical examination given by a
Company physician, including color perception.
2. Must pass pre-employment drug test and be enrolled in the random drug testing program.
Personal Qualifications:
1. Must possess analytical ability and emotional stability.
2. Must be neat and orderly in work and preparation of records.
3. Must be willing to work extra and/or irregular hours and/or a shift schedule, and respond to
emergencies.
4. Must be able to receive and transmit orders and instructions in such a manner as to
inspire respect and confidence.
Must meet the general requirements for all employees as outlined in the Preamble to the Job Specification Manual

This opportunity will offer
This opportunity will offer

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to
apply to positions, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department
at 833-246-6347 or by emailing us at careers@avangrid.com.