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Avangrid Line Mechanic in Lancaster, New York

Line Mechanic



Lancaster, 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 $40 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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Position - Union: Mechanic 1/C - (Lancaster, NY)

Number of Positions -1

Location -NYSEG-NY-Lancaster

Hourly Rate: $42.03- $54.16


Under directive supervision inspects, repairs, adjusts and maintains all types of transportation and construction units and equipment such as but not limited to:

Doing motor and electrical work, including adjusting timing, adjusting and repairing ignition systems and overhauling carburetors and fuel systems.

Inspecting, removing, adjusting, repairing and installing suspension and body components, axles and running gear assemblies, including wheels, brakes and steering assemblies, radiators, transmissions and differentials, and engine accessories such as generators, alternators, carburetors, starters, coils, fuel and air filters, etc. Clearing up trouble on units on the road or in the field. Road testing.

Inspecting, repairing, overhauling, adjusting and maintaining all types of transportation and construction transmissions.

Performing all work on hydraulic equipment such as that on pole-hole diggers and aerial lifts; valves, controls, cylinders, hydraulic motors and pumps, pressure adjustments and testing. (Final inspection before return to service following major teardown to be made by Mechanic-First Class.)

Operating a lathe and building bodies or compartments.

Having required license or certification to drive and inspect Company equipment; if mandated by New York State, must be certified to repair motor vehicles and crane equipment.

Operating acetylene and electric welding equipment for cutting, heating, burning, welding and brazing operations.

Directing the work of others assisting him.

Acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills required for advancement to a fully qualified Mechanic-First Class. The measure of knowledge and skills acquired will be determined by appropriate tests.

Performing other related or less skilled work as directed including preparing time sheets, running records, gasoline and oil records, and performing other clerical work as required.

Skills and Requirements

Must pass a test of basic knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles applying to automotive and construction equipment and demonstrate ability to handle tools. Progresses as provided in Memorandum governing Mechanic-First Class.

Previous mechanical experience preferred. Should have had a year's experience as a Laborer in the Transportation Department.

Must be a high school graduate or have obtained an equivalency diploma recognized by the State of New York.

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

Must obtain required licenses to drive and inspect Company equipment.


Should possess temperament suited to jobs where manual dexterity, precision and patience are particularly essential. Must be willing to work extra and/or irregular hours and/or a shift schedule.

Must be willing to work under unusual or special working conditions and surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.

Must be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.

Must possess keen faculties of observation.

Must meet general requirements for all employees as described in the Preamble to Job Specifications.

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 (

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