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U.C.&M Apprentice Hydro (34181 NYSEG) Long Lake, NY


Long Lake, NY, US



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



Job Info

POSITION - Union: Hydro U.C.&M Apprentice (34181)


Under directive supervision assists or performs any work required of a l/c Utility Construction and Maintenance Man, except that he does no work on or near conductors, structures or equipment energized at more than 600 volts.
Under close supervision does simpler work on or near energized primary conductors structures and equipment.
After six months' experience as 2/c Utility Construction and Maintenance Man, fully qualified, and for a training period of two years only, may do the more complicated work on energized primary conductors, structures and equipment under close supervision.
Performs other related or less skilled work as directed.
Will be expected to acquire necessary knowledge and skills required for advancement to U.C.&M. Man l/c. The measure of knowledge and skills acquired will be determined by appropriate tests.
NOTE: Upon successful completion of the test which will be given after completion of 30 months' work as 2/c
Utility Construction and Maintenance Man, fully qualified, the employee will be eligible for promotion to Utility Construction and Maintenance Man, First Class.
During any subsequent period in which his promotion is deferred at the option of the Company, the duties of the U.C.&M Man 2/c will be restricted to those regularly performed by a man during his first six months in this grade.

Skills and Requirements

Note: This is a Hydro UC&M role for which the Hydro training must be completed before the UC&M training. The Hydro training is a six month required training. EEs transferring to UC&M Hydro will be trained in Hydro for the first six months of their progression.

Should have had at least two years' experience as Utility Construction and Maintenance Man-Apprentice, or its equivalent, as determined by appropriate test.
Must be able to perform semi-routine operations of considerable complexity and variety where standard methods of procedure are available. Equivalent to four years of high school; or two years of high school plus two years' apprenticeship or trade school training.
Must be able to read blueprints.
Must be thoroughly familiar with Company's Electrical and Mechanical Tagging Rules.
Must be thoroughly familiar with this Company's Safety Rules and approved methods of resuscitation, on and off the ground, and be able to render practical First Aid.
Must be able to qualify for automobile operator's license.


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 be able to meet public in pleasant, tactful manner.
Should possess a temperament suited to jobs where manual dexterity, precision and patience are particularly essential.
Should possess a temperament and qualifications needed to perform under a widely varied routine.
Must be willing to work extra and/or irregular hours and/or a shift schedule.
Must be willing to work under unusual or special working conditions pertaining to this job.
Must be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.
Must be able to plan work of limited scope.




  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
  • 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 employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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