Con Edison Field Operations Planner / 2L in New York, New York


O&R; Electric Operations is seeking to hire a Field Operations Planner to join its team. This position requires candidates to demonstrate in the application they possess the following skills and abilities:

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of 3 years experience in the Engineering or Operation/Maintenance of Electric System OR Associate’s Degree required with a minimum of 4 years overall experience, of which 3 years are in the Engineering or Operation/Maintenance of the Electric Systems OR High School Diploma/GED required with a minimum of 5 years overall experience, of which 3 years are in the engineering or operation/maintenance of the electric system.

  • Must have a minimum of three years of supervisory experience.

  • Must demonstrate computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and well as related Company systems.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively work with all levels of management and union personnel, vendors and contractors.

  • Must have the ability to direct the activities of a large group in an effective and harmonious manner.

  • Must be able to balance priorities, handle multiple assignments and take decisive action.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to foster a team spirited work environment in support of the Company’s Corporate Values and Mission.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing and able to travel within Orange & Rockland’s service territory as needed.

  • Must be available 24/7, and available to be on call and/or participate in off hour emergency response activities as required.


The Field Operations Planner, plans, oversees and coordinates the daily assignments and activities of Electric Operations field crews. Ensures that these activities are performed in accordance with applicable safety and environmental instructions and procedures, operating procedures and engineering plans and specifications, in order to affect the safe, timely, efficient and reliable installation, maintenance, repair and inspection of the electric distribution system and associated equipment. Ensures compliance with all laws, regulations, Company policies and appropriate industry standards.

Plans, implements and coordinates Electric Operations programs and work activities in accordance with applicable procedures and specifications without compromising safety or system integrity and reliability. Ensures timely and appropriate response of electric emergency calls, and other reliability and customer service work, and completion of annual programs as required, in accordance with applicable company specifications and governmental regulations. Administers and communicates operating and environmental procedures in order to ensure safe work practices and a commitment to environmental excellence.

Coordinates and ensures the availability and timely delivery of materials, supplies and equipment. Plans, organizes, schedules and assures the assignment of personnel to optimize productivity and meet departmental and company operating goals. Assists in the development and preparation and communication of forecasts, budgets and special studies. Evaluates the performance of the group and assists in determining human resource needs and provides input into the organization’s budget, training, safety and environmental plans and programs.

Communicates, coordinates and provides guidance to personnel on work-rule compliance, good housekeeping and work area protection practices. Monitors and administers safety, environmental and training programs. Promotes a customer service-oriented team between Operating Supervisors and crews by emphasizing professionalism, honesty, concern, courtesy, excellence and teamwork in the group. Monitors compliance with Company policies and procedures, e.g. Performance Evaluations, EEO, Substance Abuse, Discipline, Security, Productivity, Environmental Instructions, Standards of Business Conduct, etc.

Monitors adherence to Company, governmental and regulatory requirements and provides liaison with agency representatives as required. Must be available to respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis. Ensures proper response to emergencies and interfaces with the Distribution Control Center (DCC). May supply and direct resources during emergencies. Promotes a positive orientation to customers and actively seeks to increase customer satisfaction and improve the Company’s public image.

Promotes employee development and actively participates in leadership development programs such as GOLD and also provides for employee training and mentoring, and the development of opportunities that support diversity in the workplace. Provides assistance to the Section Manager as required. Participates in the Company’s emergency management processes and storm plans. Performs special projects and other related assignments as required.

Physical Requirements:

Equal Opportunity Employer: Orange & Rockland is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Orange & Rockland is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans.

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By Mail: Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. Human Resource Support Section Manager 1 Blue Hill Plaza Pearl River, NY 10965

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Title: Field Operations Planner / 2L

Organization: OR Electric Operations

Department: OR Eastern Overhead Ops

Expires On: 9/30/2017

Job Code: 17-0592