Regional Operator A (3)

  • National Grid
  • Buffalo, New York

Job Description

Job ID 15451 Location Buffalo, New York Organization Network Control Department Electric Control Center Operations NY W

About the Position:

Under direct supervision to control, direct and monitor electric substations, hydro-generating stations, transmission networks and distribution facilities within a Regional Control Center's jurisdiction including making load, voltage and reactive adjustments using state of the art equipment.  To perform such activities as: 

  • Direct switching operations and routine testing.
  • Administer Company mark-up rules and other equipment tests as directed.
  • Control and direct restoration procedures for interruptions and disturbances, including dispatching of personnel.
  • Monitor security and other alarms for stations and other Company facilities.
  • Record readings, log information and compile and issue reports connected with the operation of the system.
  • Receive and analyze trouble calls and dispatch personnel as required.
  • Dispatch personnel involved with construction, maintenance and operations. 

Job Qualifications:

  • Must have Associate’s Degree in Electrical Technology (power options preferred).
  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent;
  • 5 years experience in related electric transmission and distribution facility operations.
  • Demonstrated analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent computer skills. MS Windows software.
  • Ability to work shift work.

Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written/oral examination of their knowledge of electric theory and power systems.  

Location: Buffalo

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.  National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.