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National Grid Transco PLC

In Britain we run systems that deliver gas and electricity across the entire country. In the North Eastern states of the US, we provide power directly to millions of customers. We hold a vital position at the centre of the energy system. We join everything up.National Grid's job is to connect people to the energy they use. From the warmth and light we rely on at home, and the power which keeps our factories and offices going, to the infrastructure and technologies that are essential parts of ... Read More

Address      The Lakes Northampton NN4 7HD
Website      www.nationalgrid.com/
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Network Operator

This position requires that you work a 12 hour rotating shift.

Responsible for the safe, reliable, efficient and continuous operation of the 2000MW HVDC Interconnection system by coordinating, monitoring, adjusting, communicating, and recording information and activities concerning the system and its needs in accordance with ISO-NE and National Grid requirements, standards, and procedures.

    * Takes direction from and has operational responsibility to the ISO-NE, REMVEC and Hydro Quebec System Control Centers.
    * Responds promptly to alarms and operational issues using established procedures.
    * Documents all events and makes notifications as appropriate.
    * Follows all company policies including safety, environmental, NERC CIP, and regulatory compliance rules.
    * Submits and monitors outage applications to REMVEC.
    * Provide emergency response to failures and contingencies.
    * Ability to work independently and make operational decisions on a 12 hour rotating shift schedule.

Job Qualifications:

    * Associates degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience in electric systems.
    * Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of electrical utility system.
    * Knowledge of High Voltage Transmission Systems.
    * Experience with HVDC Operations a strong plus.
    * Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
    * Strong computer skills, knowledge in or ability to learn various National Grid software applications especially Microsoft products.
    * Familiar with Operations and Maintenance practices on the Bulk Power Electric System.
    * Willing and available to respond to scheduling emergencies to support the HVDC Network operations.
    * Able to work a 12 hour rotating shift.
    * Able to travel outside your normal work area as needed.

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