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

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 09.10.2018
REFERENCE: 5100381101

Company
Company: Rochester Gas & Electric
Department: Process and Technology
Job Title: Supervisor - Distribution Automation
Location: ROCHESTER, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: YES

Business and Department
RGE-NY-East Avenue
Rochester,NY

Description
JOB 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 line
reclosers, voltage regulators, capacitors, SCADA switches, and all associated appurtenances. Performs field
surveys verification of existing equipment. Works closely with Electric Operations, and Operations technologies
personnel. Ensures work is completed in accordance with internal and industry standards following approved
policies, procedures, safety rules, budgets and in a manner that promotes customer satisfaction. Provides training
as 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 the
devices operate as intended. Provides technical support to Electric Operations personnel including device
programming, installation and trouble-shooting. Also provides input to develop Distribution Standards. Also may be
required to train personnel on operations of distribution automation devices (60%)

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

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

Requirements
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience Required:

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

Leadership experience preferred:

Skills/Abilities:

•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 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.

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