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Technician - Hydro (RGE-NY-Brooks Ave)


Rochester, 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


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POSITION - UNION:  Technician - Hydro (RGE-NY-Brooks Ave)(43323)



Job Summary

This position is responsible for the local operations and maintenance of the Rochester hydroelectric generating system.  Ensure work performed is safe, efficient, and in support of defined business goals.

Major Roles and Responsibilities

1.    Perform local inspection, monitoring, and operations of the Rochester hydroelectric system.  Maintain operating logs and records as directed.  Establish safe work areas in accordance with approved operating rules.  Comply with company policies, procedures, and practices as well as regulatory requirements.

2.    Respond to hydro operations requirements, emergency, and problem situations on an as-needed seven days per week, 24 hour basis.  Identify and report corrective actions required to maintain safe, reliable operation of the hydro system.

3.    Inspect, test, troubleshoot, maintain, repair and as assigned, modify mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation and control systems within the hydro facilities.

4.    Develop and maintain skills and knowledge required to perform all assigned duties and responsibilities through formal, computer-based, and on-the-job training.

Job Requirements

•    Electrical/mechanical testing and troubleshooting experience
•    Off-hours availability
•    Results and proactive orientation
•    Lockout/Tagout rules
•    Basic computer skills

•    5 years generation plant operations/maintenance

•    Valid Driver’s License

Required Education:
•    High school diploma or GED, formal training in electrical/mechanical maintenance is desirable

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.


  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

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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

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Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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