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Electricity Switching Coordinator

Advertiser: PowercoMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
15 Jan 2020
Location
Taranaki, New Plymouth
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Trades & Services, Electricians

Electricity Switching Coordinator

This position provides operational support for the day to day application of Powerco's Electricity network operating policies and procedures to maintain Safety, Protection of plant, Network reliability and maintenance of records.

You will work in our Control Room and be part of the team who manage the real-time operation of Powerco's HV and LV electricity networks.

The role provides a pathway towards becoming a Network Coordinator (operator) in our Network Operations Centre. Full training will be provided.

You will be responsible for:

  • compiling, checking and authorising planned operating sequences and switching instructions for access to the high voltage network
  • working in a Control Room environment coordinating High Voltage Operation, Outage Management and Access to the Powerco electricity networks
  • ensuring Powerco maintain quality of supply during outages and network switching
  • preparing for large electricity projects by development of switching and commissioning schedules that ensure safe and timely delivery of those projects.

The ideal candidate will have these attributes:

  • Appropriate Electrical Engineering or trade qualification (Level 5 or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of network operations, isolation, access and permit procedures in the high voltage industry
  • Experience working in an electricity distribution network environment
  • Knowledge of safety principles and the SMEI (Safety Manual Electricity Industry)
  • Proven problem solving ability
  • Ability to work in a high performance team environment
  • Self-management and self-motivation skills

Applications close Sunday, 26 January 2020.

This position provides operational support for the day to day application of Powerco's Electricity network operating policies and procedures to maintain Safety, Protection of plant, Network reliability and maintenance of records.

You will work in our Control Room and be part of the team who manage the real-time operation of Powerco's HV and LV electricity networks.

The role provides a pathway towards becoming a Network Coordinator (operator) in our Network Operations Centre. Full training will be provided.

You will be responsible for:

  • compiling, checking and authorising planned operating sequences and switching instructions for access to the high voltage network
  • working in a Control Room environment coordinating High Voltage Operation, Outage Management and Access to the Powerco electricity networks
  • ensuring Powerco maintain quality of supply during outages and network switching
  • preparing for large electricity projects by development of switching and commissioning schedules that ensure safe and timely delivery of those projects.

The ideal candidate will have these attributes:

  • Appropriate Electrical Engineering or trade qualification (Level 5 or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of network operations, isolation, access and permit procedures in the high voltage industry
  • Experience working in an electricity distribution network environment
  • Knowledge of safety principles and the SMEI (Safety Manual Electricity Industry)
  • Proven problem solving ability
  • Ability to work in a high performance team environment
  • Self-management and self-motivation skills

Applications close Sunday, 26 January 2020.

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