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Chief Trouble Shooter - Brewster, NY (8065) at Avangrid in Brewster, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

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POSITION - Union: Chief Trouble Shooter (Brewster, NY)




Under general supervision, does the most complicated construction and maintenance work on energized conductors, structures and equipment.

Perform emergency and other work without direct supervision.

Performs work as qualified in accordance with the Single Worker Bucket Crews MOA (parts (C.) 1. and 2.).

May be required to: (1) make voltage and current tests on low voltage circuits; (2) connect or disconnect electric and/or gas meters (if OQ Qualified for Gas); (3) perform any incidental work necessary to serve electric and/or gas customers; (4) handle trouble calls; (5) do high voltage switching.

Performs any of the duties of a 1/C Lineman and other related or less skilled work as directed.

Skills and Requirements

Should have had at least two years' experience as First-Class Lineman.

Must be able to perform operations of considerable complexity and variety where standard methods of procedure are available. Equivalent to 4 years of high school; or 2 years of high school plus 2 years apprenticeship or trade school training.

Must have a working knowledge of the layout and characteristics of the transmission and distribution lines in the area to which he is assigned and a working knowledge of electrical fundamentals as related to the construction, operation and maintenance of such lines.


Must be thoroughly familiar with Company's Electrical and Mechanical Tagging Rules.

Must be familiar with Company's Safety Rules, approved Methods of Resuscitation on or off the ground. and able to render practical First Aid.

Must be able to qualify for required license for vehicles driven.


Physical Qualifications:

Normal health, physique and use of senses as indicated by passing the required physical examination given by a Company Physician, including color perception.

Strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.

Personal Qualifications:

Must work a 12-hour rotating shift.

Must be willing to work irregular and/or extra hours as required.

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 be capable of making and holding to decisions with fairness.

Must be capable of, and willing to assume supervisory responsibilities.

Must be able to effectively plan work.

Must be able to meet public in pleasant and tactful manner.

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
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