National Grid C18-3313 Design Representative A - Electric (4) in N Syracuse, New York

We are currently seeking Design Representatives - Electric in our Upstate NY facilities. In this position, the successful candidates will, (under direct supervision for a period of twelve months and then under general supervision):

  • Develop knowledge of, become familiar with, and prepare independently, construction orders related to overhead, underground facilities associated with electric transmission and distribution by applying the prescribed.

  • Attain Rights of Way (easements) and permits.

  • Contact customers and/or their agents as required in connection with duties, including the permits.

  • Contract customers and/or their agents as required in connection with duties, including the calculation and collection of associated charges.

  • Assist in the development of other Design Representatives as required.

Examples indicative, but not all inclusive, of the type of duties to be performed:

  • Promote the extension or construction of electric facilities including all necessary negotiations with customers or third parties, location of services, and attainment of right-of-ways;

  • Advise customers in the proper application of their electric service;

  • Apply the prescribed Company standards, guides, specifications, systems, practices and procedures in preparing layouts of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission facilities;

  • Prepare cost estimates of construction and maintenance projects including necessary sketches;

  • Make load studies on distribution transformers and investigate circuit overloads and voltage complaints to determine necessary changes in circuits or equipment to restore service to satisfactory level of performance;

  • Make major decisions in the field;

  • Bill and collect customer payments for associated construction activities;

  • Prepare and submit required reports and correspondence;

  • Utilize the Company information systems to track and update customer service activities;

  • Determine the most economical method of providing local distribution systems extensions and service facilities for customers.

  • Excluding the following duties: services requiring 3 phase primary metering, underground networks, large circuit rebuilds, manholes and ducts, lashed cable, 3 phase UCD, large public works (underground and overhead) and relocations, complex DOT jobs and relocations. These duties are exclusive to Design Representative C-Electric job specification.

*Job Qualifications:*

  • At least a two (2) year degree in Electrical Technology, Mechanical Technology or GIS from an accredited college or university.

  • Ability to handle contacts with customers and other departments in connection with job duties.

  • Satisfactorily pass validated aptitude exam identified by the Company

  • Ability to follow prescribed standards and procedures.

_NOTE 1_

The employee will progress from the starting level in accordance with the following schedule:

  • Design Representative-A Electric (Starting Level) : Pay Group 14

  • After two years the individual willbe promoted to thelevel of Design Representative-B Electric.

  • Design Representative-B Electric: Pay Group 18

  • After an additional three years and satisfactory evaluation by management, the individual willbe promoted to thelevel of Design Representative-C Electric.

  • Design Representative-C Electric: Pay Group 22

Job: *Operations Support

Organization: *Operations

Title: C18-3313 Design Representative A - Electric (4)

Location: NY-N Syracuse

Requisition ID: 20183313