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Supervisor - Distribution & Automation (RGE 65737) Rochester, NY US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 12/10/2018

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Publication date: 09.10.2018REFERENCE: 5100381101

CompanyCompany: Rochester Gas & ElectricDepartment: Process and TechnologyJob Title: Supervisor – Distribution AutomationLocation: ROCHESTER, NYCross Company Responsibility: YES

Business and DepartmentRGE-NY-East AvenueRochester,NY

DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:

Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Plays primary role in the Avangrid Distribution Automation Project. Directs up to 20 internal and contract line,system protection, and telecommunications crews installing, programming, and trouble-shooting distribution linereclosers, voltage regulators, capacitors, SCADA switches, and all associated appurtenances. Performs fieldsurveys verification of existing equipment. Works closely with Electric Operations, and Operations technologiespersonnel. Ensures work is completed in accordance with internal and industry standards following approvedpolicies, procedures, safety rules, budgets and in a manner that promotes customer satisfaction. Provides trainingas needed.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

1.This position is responsible for ensuring the installation of automation devices is completed as scheduled and thedevices operate as intended. Provides technical support to Electric Operations personnel including deviceprogramming, installation and trouble-shooting. Also provides input to develop Distribution Standards. Also may berequired to train personnel on operations of distribution automation devices (60%)

2.Reviews project designs before and during construction to determine best economic design. Analyzesengineering alternatives and provide valid justification for projects. Ensures work is completed in accordance withinternal and industry standards following approved policies, procedures, safety rules, budgets and in a manner thatpromotes customer satisfaction. Maintains knowledge of company construction standards, rates, field operatingprocedures, safety instructions, union contracts, and accounting manuals. (30%)

3.Assists operations with storm restoration efforts. (10%)


Education & Experience Required:

Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience or High School/GED with the and 7 yearsrelevant experience required. Demonstrated experience installing and trouble-shooting distribution automation andcommunications devices.

Leadership experience preferred:


•Strong project management skills.•Ability to multi-task.•Conceptual thinking: Identifying the key aspects of complex situations and understanding the big picture.•Strong problem solving and analytical skills.•SAP and Microsoft Suite skills•Training skills

This opportunity will offerAVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst 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 toemploy 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 locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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