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Section Operator-Binghamton ECC (588) in Vestal, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Vestal, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Location - Binghamton ECC NY

Company: New York State Electric & Gas Company (NYSEG)

Job Title: Section Operator

# Of Openings: 1


Under directive supervision coordinates the operation of Section

facilities which may affect the electric and gas transmission and

distribution systems.


• Coordinates the outage of lines and equipment for testing, maintenance

and repairs to assure continuity of service in cooperation with Area and

• Issues switching orders for de-energizing, grounding, tagging and re-energizing transmission,

sub-transmission, distribution, substation and

generating plant facilities.

• Assures rigid observance of ''Operating Instructions for Switching and Tagging Procedures of Electric Lines

and Equipment'', and standard procedures for gas operations.

• Makes initial analysis of trouble in his Section and initiates action to minimize interruptions.

• Operates and monitors supervisory controlled electric substations

throughout the Section.

• Monitors and maintains gas pressures at given locations within

predetermined limits by means of supervisory control equipment.

• Keeps logs of operations in his Section to supplement automatically

recorded data.

• Marks up system diagram boards to conform with current field conditions.

• Receives trouble calls when customer service personnel and switchboard

operators are off duty.

• Dispatches crews for minor troubles during this period. Recognizes unusual conditions and situations and

informs responsible Corporate, Area or District operating personnel.

• Performs other related or less skilled work as required.

Skills and Requirements

• Must possess A.A.S. degree in Electrical Technology or practical

experience and minimum technical knowledge as determined by an

appropriate test.

• Should have had 3 years' experience in electric operating or related


''Operating Instructions for Switching and Tagging Procedures of

• Electric Lines and Equipment'', and standard procedures for gas operations.

• Must be able to qualify for Automobile Operator's License, when


Normal health, physique and use of senses as indicated by passing the

required physical examination given by a Company physician, including

color perception.

• Must possess analytical ability and emotional stability.

• Must be neat and orderly in work and preparation of records.

• Must be willing to work extra and/or irregular hours and/or a shift


• 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


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