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Sp&C Tech Trainee at AVANGRID, Inc

Sp&C Tech Trainee

AVANGRID, Inc Plattsburgh, NY Full-Time
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Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the

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Position - Union: System Protection & Control (SP&C) Tech Trainee ( Plattsburgh , NY)

Number of Positions: 1

Location: NYSEG-NY- Plattsburgh


SP&C will assist in maintenance and troubleshooting of protection and control equipment in high voltage substations, hydroelectric, and gas stations. Work includes protective relay testing, function tests of protection and control circuits and commissioning tests in transmission and distribution electrical power systems. Perform work on microprocessor relays, PLCs, SCADA systems, automation equipment, DFRs, SERs, and other complex power system equipment under direct supervision. Requires becoming proficient in reading various electrical diagrams and providing feedback to engineering on design recommendations. Job involves wiring of control circuits in switchboards and panels. Under close supervision will begin qualification for high voltage switching and tagging.

Skills and Requirements

Minimum A.A.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Technology required prefer Bachelors in Electrical Engineering Technology.

Good understanding of electrical power systems, communication and networking.

Must become thoroughly familiar with this Company's Electrical and Mechanical Tagging Rules.

Must become familiar with Company's Safety Rules, approved methods of resuscitation and be able to render practical First Aid.

Must be able to qualify for appropriate operators' licenses.


Physical Qualifications:

Normal health, physique and use of senses as indicated by passing the required physical examination given by a Company physician, including color perception.

Personal Qualifications:

Should possess temperament suited to jobs where manual dexterity, precision and patience are particularly essential.

Must be especially neat and orderly in work.

Must have established reputation for being trustworthy when in possession of confidential information.

Must be willing to work extra and/or irregular hours as required.

Must be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents and when working on or near live conductors, structures and equipment must proceed with the most diligent caution.

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID's employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Sp&C Tech Trainee

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Nearest Major Market: Plattsburgh
Job Segment: Gas, Gas Technician, Sustainability, Power Systems, High Voltage, Energy


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Electrical Wirings
Complex Problem Solving
Emergency Handling
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