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Eversource Energy Dispatch Center Trainee (Distribution System Operator) in Springfield, Massachusetts

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Individual plans, coordinates, and directs switching and tagging, issuing clearances, monitoring of loads, emergency restoration, and associated reporting for the electric distribution system on rotating shifts. Individual will be required to qualify to operate distribution SCADA devices. Individual coordinates the above activities with CONVEX and other regions when system conditions cross jurisdictional lines. Rotating shifts required.


Individual must possess a high school diploma, or the equivalent, with two years additional study in the electrical-technical field as well as a minimum of five years experience in the electrical utility field; have the ability to read and understand complex circuit diagrams; have basic computer knowledge skills and be able to work in a high-stress environment; qualify as an Assistant Dispatcher within one year and perform duties of a Dispatcher as required. Also, must possess strong analytical skills and be available to work overtime during storms and other emergencies. Must successfully pass Pittsburgh Psychological Testing.

Candidates with a degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology are preferred.

This position is being simultaneously posted within the Union and Bargaining unit employees under this contract will be given first consideration for this vacancy.

Qualified candidates must submit a resume with their application.

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Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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