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ConEdison Specialist, Engineering & Planning QA in Astoria, New York

Specialist, Engineering & Planning QA

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Posting Expiration Date:Mar 26, 2023

Schedule Type:Full-Time

Minimum Salary:$80000

Maximum Salary:$120000

Organization:Engineering & Planning

Department:Distribution Engineering

Section:ENG PLAN Quality Assurance

Location:NY-Astoria-Astoria Main Offices

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Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Who We Are

  • At Con Edison, we celebrate a long and proud history of energizing the most vibrant region in the country. We provide safe and reliable energy to our customers while protecting the environment and fostering a more diverse and inclusive workforce. No matter heat waves or cold snaps, we are here to provide the level of service our customers deserve and expect. So come join our team and help us build a brighter future.

  • What's In It For You

  • Come be a part of our Quality Assurance Department , where you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in a thriving industry! You will be on the cutting edge of the clean energy future and leveraging the latest technologies to improve processes and drive the business forward. You will manage the company's compliance , safety and system reliability. You will be encouraged to think outside the box and implement innovative solutions. You will have the opportunity to be part of a culture where information is shared and new ideas are welcomed.

  • Supervise Local 1-2 or Local 3 subordinate personnel in the inspection, physical installation, and maintenance of electrical distribution equipment; including work in progress, ride along, onboarding and training- OH SIP inspection, UG SIP inspection - resource for answering questions.

  • Ensures that all work activities are performed in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner and in accordance with established policies, procedures, engineering plans, specifications, environmental laws, and regulations by conducting safety talks, providing support, resources, and conducting safety inspections.

  • Maintain mandatory compliance and skills training as required by OSHA and company specifications, and by taking corrective actions and giving timely feedback.

  • Verifies, account for and approves expenditures for labor, material supplies and equipment within prescribed limits.

  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required

  • Educate field forces on all related UG and OH electrical construction specifications

  • Provide transparency, build relationships, create Quality Leaders that drive the importance of safety and compliance

  • Educate new Supervisors on the requirements of an effective Quality Control Program

  • Educate new GUWs and supervisors on their role in quality

  • Educate newly promoted union workers on their roles and responsibilities of their new position as it relates to quality

  • Service Box self-flush program - train inspectors on quality methods, educate what constitutes a stopped inspection, provide feedback on accuracy of inspection

  • Attend Sections Safety and Business meetings throughout Electric Operations and foster a dialogue between specification writers and field forces within Engineering present at Senior Leadership meetings

  • Respond to and support all emergency events as needed.

  • Roles and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following: crew guide, damage assessment and OH / UG support

  • STR 3 Role

  • Required to perform compliance inspections and must be able to perform work in underground structures and equipment vaults in close proximity to energized conductors and distribution equipment, as well as on customer premises. Work will be performed in all types of weather and during system emergencies. Successful candidates will receive all required training necessary to perform the work

Required Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED with 5 year relevant work experience Or

  • Associate's Degree with 4 years relevant work experience Or

  • Bachelor's Degree with 2 years relevant work experience

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

Relevant Work Experience

  • Must have extensive computer skills, particularly in WMS and MS Office Suite products. Required

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to effectively interact with others. Required

  • Must be highly motivated to join the Electric Operations, Quality Assurance team as a Specialist. Required

  • Must be able to demonstrate a service oriented work ethic with experience in managing multiple tasks and changing priorities. Required

  • Must understand the vital importance of commitment of excellence and providing exemplary customer service. Required

  • Must possess the ability to manage, establish and implement the section's goals and objectives. Required

  • Must be able to read and interpret Construction Layouts, Engineering Specifications and Bulletins. Required

  • Must have knowledge of Overhead and Underground construction, service installation, and URD operations, including installation repair, replacement, testing, and inspection of the Con Ed Overhead electric distribution system. This includes engineering specifications and bulletins governing electric construction. Required

  • Must be familiar with the PSC Safety Inspection Program (SIP). Required

Skills & Ability

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc.

  • Ability to build strong customer relationships

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Must respond to system emergencies

  • Must work at field locations in all weather conditions

  • Must perform extended driving through heavy traffic and severe off-road conditions

  • Must climb ladders and stairs

  • Must enter underground vaults through manholes

  • Must work in inclement weather and adverse conditions (i.e., excessive heat, cold, noise, confined spaces)

  • Must work with and in the vicinity of high voltage and/or other high-energy systems

  • Must climb in and out of manholes and excavations

  • Must stand, walk, and climb ladder and stairs for a whole shift

  • Must walk, stand, lift, climb, bend, kneel, stoop, and/or reach

  • Must travel to company locations to work on storm restoration and heat contingencies

  • Must wear all necessary personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including; fire retardant clothing and safety harness

  • Must work rotating shifts, including nights, midnights, weekends, and holidays

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

  • Must be able to work off elevated platforms and in confined spaces.

  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

  • Extensive walking and climbing required.

  • Must be physically able to wear a respirator and work in all atmospheric conditions.

  • Must be willing to respond to major electric incidents on a 24 hour basis.

Technical Difficulty Statement

  • For technical issues, please contact us at [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.