Iberdrola USA Supervisor - Hydro Operations, Rochester NY in Rochester, New York


Business and Department

RGE-NY-Brooks Ave Rochester,NY


JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for day-to-day maintenance, local operations and assigned improvements required for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of fossil and hydro generating facilities and equipment including but not limited to turbine-generators, dams, spill gates, water intakes and conveyances, buildings and structures, and associated electrical and mechanical auxiliary equipment within the RG&E; service area. Responsible for supervision and work planning of skilled technicians that perform electrical, mechanical, instrument and control, operating and hydro license/regulatory related program duties. Ensures all work is done safely and efficiently in support of defined business goals.


  1. Supervises, plans, schedules, assigns and directs the work of skilled field workers to operate, maintain and, as-assigned, modify hydro facilities.

  2. Ensures activities and facilities are in compliance with company policies, programs, procedures and practices as well as hydro license, regulatory and environmental requirements.

  3. Coordinates the execution of hydro facility and equipment preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance, routine and special inspections, equipment testing and calibrations, problem investigations and local operations.

  4. Performs routine day-to-day supervisory-related activities and other work as assigned related to hydro safety,operating, maintenance, capital investment, license/regulatory and external outreach related-programs.

  5. Trains personnel in theoretical and practical aspects of operating and maintaining assigned hydro facilities andidentifies skilled training needs of assigned personnel.

  6. Coordinates and integrates assigned work with other stakeholders in the department and across AVANGRID business areas. Directs internal and external crews in the execution of assigned work.

  7. Coordinates for assigned crew and participates in safety training, inspections and documentation. Conducts incident investigations.

  8. Communicates and interacts directly with business area leaders and internal and external stakeholders.

  9. Provides direction and support to emergency and problem situations on an as-needed 24 hour basis including but not limited to equipment trouble and response required of the Rochester Hydro Emergency Action Plan and the Company’s electric and gas storm response plans. Has a storm response role and participates in Company storm response.

  10. Evaluates and documents employee performance. Participates in and implements resolution of employeerelated matters as necessary.




  • Supervisory

  • Problem solving / troubleshooting

  • Decision-making

  • Project and day-to-day activity implementation and coordination

  • Routine business and administrative-related functions such as payroll, identifying inventory and material and service procurement needs and record keeping.

  • External relationships such as local agencies, organizations and first responders

  • Available outside normal work hours

  • NYS driver’s license

  • Desktop and corporate computer systems

  • Results and proactive orientation


  • 10 years in generation operations and/or maintenance including 5 years’ experience in hydro or equivalent

  • Supervisory experience

Required Education:

  • High school or GED, Associates degree is desirable

Required Experience:

  • 10 years in generation including 5 years in hydro or equivalent

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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Company: Rochester Gas & Electric Corporation

Department: Hydro Operations & Maintenance

Job Title: Supervisor – Hydro Operations

Reports to: Manager – Fossil/Hydro Operations

Location: Rochester, NY

REFERENCE: 5088056804

Publication date: 30.05.2018