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Avangrid Relay Tech 1/C, apprentice acceptable in Rochester, New York

Relay Tech 1/C, apprentice acceptable



Rochester, 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: Relay Tech 1/C, apprentice acceptable (RGE-NY-Scottsville Road)(42089)


LOCATION: RGE-NY-Scottsville Road


A Relay Technician is committed to safety and safe work practices. These individuals are responsible to ensure the safety of themselves, coworkers, the general public, and Company’s property. They know and apply the fundamentals of electricity and are sensitive to the hazards involved in this discipline. They ensure the safety and reliability of relay systems and related systems. They demonstrate the ability to competently and effectively perform the duties of their job including the skills to perform the operation, maintenance, and construction of relay systems and related systems. They work closely with others in a team environment including interaction with employees, customers, agencies, the trade allies in the performance of their duties.


  1. Safely and effectively performs all work associated with the operation, maintenance and construction of substation relay systems and related systems.

  2. Must have had at least four years’ experience in electric construction and maintenance in substation relay systems and related systems and/or have completed a formal training program in substation relay systems and related systems and/or the ability to demonstrate these skills on an appropriate test.

  3. Must be able to understand and diagnose problems related to substation relay systems and related systems and perform the work to correct these problems.

Skills and Requirements

In addition to possessing the specific qualifications for each job, each employee should demonstrate the ability to meet these general requirements, which include:

  1. Have a satisfactory work record.

  2. Execute the physical requirements to perform their job.

  3. Pass job tests, obtain licenses and certificates, and computer skills applicable to the work performed.

  4. Follow instructions and function in a team environment including effective interaction with supervisors, coworkers, customers, agencies, and trade allies.

  5. Respond to calls outside of regular hours in all types of weather and be available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to assist or respond to applicable emergency situations as able.

  6. Comply with the rules of the Company, as applicable.

  7. Ensure the safety of self, coworkers, the general public, and Company property.

  8. Represent the Company in a professional manner.

  9. Must have obtained a high school diploma or GED.

  10. Associate’s Degree in a relevant electric field is required

  11. Must have a valid driver's license and possess or have the ability to obtain a CDL or other certifications or licenses required for the specific job.

  12. Employees already employed as of May 31, 2013 are exempt from item 10, provided they have demostrated previous experience within that specific discipline or department.

  13. Perform other less skilled or related work associated with their job classification.


  • Be a role model

  • Be agile

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

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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