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Electric Distribution Operator -Dispatch & ECC - Military Veterans

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The Electric Distribution Operator monitors and operates electric distribution and sub-transmission systems; responsible for complying with the electric switching and tagging rules for the electric distribution and sub-transmission systems. You will be responsible for dispatching and switching activities on a 7x24 basis to maintain system reliability by planning, writing, and executing proactive switching procedures, as well as reacting to system disturbances, when they occur. You will also coordinate switching activities with customers, contractors, and operating authorities of other systems to create safe work areas while maintaining system reliability.

Major roles and responsibilities:

- Monitor and take corrective action for system reliability alarms and events and monitor loading on the electric distribution systems

- Direct the removal and restoration of Company facilities for maintenance and testing

- Develop and implement restoration plans in response to customer outages

- Write, check, and approve electric switching orders for scheduled facility outages

- Manage the Outage Management System for outage record and reporting

Skills and abilities needed:

- Effective verbal and written communication skills

- Basic math skills

- Knowledge of Distribution overhead and underground networks, including system configuration, devices, and facilities

- Knowledge of Distribution protection systems

- Switching and Tagging rules as well as OSHA Safety Standards on electric risk prevention

- Ability to read and interpret electric maps, schematics, and records

- Excellent people skills

- Proactive oriented

- Able to respond to callouts 24/7, as required

- Results oriented

Base salary, plus overtime, bonus potential, shift differential for nights, benefits and 401k. They have several shifts you can discuss with the hiring manager, you must be flexible.

Job 57338

Binghamton, NY

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