Posting NC50907705 in Binghamton, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Publication date: 02.10.2018
REFERENCE: 5090770400


Business and Department
NYSEG-NY-Binghamton ECC

NYSEG DIS OP Distribution Operator ECC

Job Title: Distribution Operator
Job No.: 216
Wage Level: 17
Date: February 15, 2017
A. 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
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
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

8. Logs data and keeps records up to date.
9. Updates system diagrams and programs to conform with current field
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.
B. Experience, Education and Special Information Required:
1. AAS in Electrical Engineering Technology or a passing score on a test
designed by the Company or a provider approved by the Company.
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
C. 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.
D. 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
Full Time Non-Exempt