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Telecom Field Technologist


Vestal, 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




Mid-level resource, provides Tier-2 support, whose responsibilities
include operational support, maintenance, and repair of transport
network equipment interfacing with Information Technology, SCADA
Communications, Protection and Control, and Energy Management System
work centers. This position requires significant experience and ability
to adapt to new and emerging technologies quickly.


-Provide well-developed skills for OSG Telecommunication infrastructure
issues and remediation efforts. Requires specialized skill in areas of
expertise; to be considered a Primary resource and offer significant
experience and knowledge. Will be responsible for passing this knowledge
to other team members, creating training documentation and materials for

-Work with the OSG Telecommunications Engineering team to ensure designs
meet life-cycle requirements and maintainability prior to deployment.
Working as Tier-2 resource for design and post-deployment planning and

-Provide significant support and troubleshooting existing infrastructure
including, but not limited to: SCADA Telecommunications (Substation, DA,
Gas), AMI Communications, DWDM and Fiber-Optic Equipment, IP-Based
Telecommunications, Wireline and Telco based Telecommunications.
Requires specialized knowledge in areas of expertise. including
knowledge of standard test equipment, repair equipment, and other
necessary tools.

• Layer 2 Ethernet transport systems (MPLS, switched Ethernet transport
• Layer 3 Routing transport systems (Core and edge Routers,
• Inter-facility ADSS, Leased (IRU) and OPGW Fiber Optic cabling systems
• Optical Wave Division Multiplexing (WDM) systems
• TDM based multiplex systems including SONET and T1 channel bank
• Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint Radio systems including TDM and
IP/Ethernet based microwave systems and lower bandwidth data radio links


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

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

• Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline is strongly preferred.
Associates degree with 3+ years of equivalent experience also

• High School Diploma/GED equivalent or higher with a minimum of 4-8
years of communications related engineering, installation and support

• Strong understanding of IP routing & switching technologies with
emphasis on MPLS, switched Ethernet, Layer 3 routing.

• Strong Familiarity with fiber, SONET, Radio/RF, Ethernet, and serial-
based communications systems.

• Familiarity with NESC standards, AC/DC power systems, and grounding.

• Familiarity with AC power systems (transmission, distribution, limited
generation) and Gas distribution systems.

• Experience not limited to the list above. Personal, practical
experience in other areas such as basic construction, ability to perform
standard physical measurements, and any other skills that may be
relevant and pertinent to the role.

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.

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

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

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