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Avangrid Electric Field Planner A, Trainee Acceptable (21330 NYSEG) Ithaca Service Center, NY in Ithaca, New York

Electric Field Planner A, Trainee Acceptable (21330 NYSEG) Ithaca Service Center, NY



Ithaca, NY, US

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About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit (

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New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG)

POSITION -Union: Electical Field Planner A (trainee acceptable) ((21330)


LOCATIOn: NYSEG-NY-Ithaca Service Center


. Determines most economical adequate arrangement and location of electric facilities such as poles, guys, conductors, services, street lights and transformers.

  1. Locates such equipment as capacitors, sectionalizing devices and regulators with engineering guidance. Prepares data for fuse coordination in accord with procedures and guide lines established by the Electrical Engineering Department and Sections 1-18, 4-1 & 4-2 of the Distribution Construction Standards Manual.

  2. Performs preliminary and center line surveys for distribution and transmission lines; prepares construction sketches, contour and profile maps and related data in accord with procedures and guide lines established by the Electrical Engineering Department.

  3. Has contacts, for exchange of information with customers, contractors, municipalities, other utilities and the general public.

  4. May guide the work of lower rated employees assisting him.

  5. May prepare one line diagrams, bills of material, cost estimates, permits and billing data, or provide sufficient data for others to prepare them.

  6. Investigates voltage conditions, may investigate customer complaints.

  7. May obtain simple permissions and easements; makes joint telephone arrangements.

  8. May participate in restoring service interrupted by storms.

  9. May lay out gas distribution lines.

  10. Gathers and assembles data for load balance studies.

Skills and Requirements

  1. Must possess A.A.S degree in Electrical Technology or its equivalent as determined by an appropriate test.

  2. Must have had three years' combined experience as Electric Field Planner Trainee, "C" and "B".

  3. Must have a thorough knowledge of electrical instruments, materials, equipment and apparatus as they apply to this work; Company policies; joint facilities agreements, construction standards and accounting procedures; use of surveying instruments; applicable codes and safety rules; and a general knowledge of the work of related departments to permit coordination of effort.

  4. Must have current New York State automobile operator's license.


  1. Must meet the General Requirements for all employees as outlined in the Preamble to the Job Specification Manual.

  2. Must be neat in work and apply the principles of safety, economy and adequacy of service.


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

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