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Electric Field Planner A (597) in Clifton Park, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description

Location - Mechanicville NY

Company: New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG)

Job Title: Electric Field Planner A, Trainee Acceptable


Under directive supervision, performs electric field planning work required for the construction,

maintenance, retirement or renewal of overhead and underground transmission, distribution or street lighting

systems, substations and general plant; and prepares work order data as prescribed in Company manuals. Typical



1. Determines most economical adequate arrangement and location of electric facilities such as poles, guys,

conductors, services, street lights and transformers.

2. Locates such equipment as capacitors, sectionalizing devices and regulators with engineering

guidance. Prepares data for fuse coordination in accord with procedures and guide lines established by the

Electrical Engineering Department and Sections 1-18, 4-1 & 4-2 of the Distribution Construction Standards Manual.

3. Performs preliminary and center line surveys for distribution and transmission lines; prepares

construction sketches, contour and profile maps and related data in accord with procedures and

guide lines established by the Electrical Engineering Department.

4. Has contacts, for exchange of information with customers, contractors, municipalities, other utilities and the

general public.

5. May guide the work of lower rated employees assisting him.

6. May prepare one line diagrams, bills of material, cost estimates, permits and billing data, or provide sufficient

data for others to prepare them.

7. Investigates voltage conditions, may investigate customer complaints.

8. May obtain simple permissions and easements; makes joint telephone arrangements.

9. May participate in restoring service interrupted by storms.

10. May lay out gas distribution lines.

11. Gathers and assembles data for load balance studies.

12. Does other related or less skilled work as required.

Skills and Requirements

1. Must possess A.A.S degree in Electrical Technology or its equivalent as determined by an

appropriate test.

2. Must have a thorough knowledge of electrical instruments, materials, equipment and apparatus as they apply to

this work; Company policies; joint facilities agreements, construction standards and accounting procedures; use of

surveying instruments; applicable codes and safety rules; and a general knowledge of the work of related

departments to permit coordination of effort.

3. Must have current New York State automobile operator's license.

Physical and Personal Qualifications:

1. Must meet the General Requirements for all employees as outlined in the Preamble to the Job

Specification Manual.

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