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Shop Apprentice - North Augusta, ME (11559)


Augusta, ME, US


Job Information

POSITION – Union:  Shop Apprentice


LOCATION:  CMP-ME-North Augusta Serv Cntr

  • Install, repair and test all types of electrical and/or mechanical apparatus, including re-closers, transformers, regulators, control equipment, relays, line and protective relaying and other substation and distribution equipment.
  • Works under supervisor on or adjacent to, energized equipment in accordance with the safety standards. 
  • Obtains a general knowledge of substation and distribution equipment and works with the tools, equipment and instruments of the trade.
  • Learns to prepare such records as may be necessary and becomes familiar with NASC equipment, switching procedures and operation of substation equipment.
  • Must be able to work from elevated structures.
  • Must feel comfortable working within allowable working clearances of energized equipment.
  • Can perform duties without immediate supervision.
  • Perform switching and operating duties unassisted.
  • Read and interpret prints, sketches and electrical diagrams associated with NASC and substation equipment.
  • Troubleshoot controls and alarms on NASC, substation, and distribution equipment.
  • Perform all related NASC facility repairs and related environmental requirements.
  • Perform all related duties pertaining to NASC Hazardous Waste License.
  • Clean up oil spills with related record keeping.
  • Becomes familiar with the Company’s operating standards, policies, safety instructions, regulations and directives pertaining to the assignments.
  • Must be able to perform on call duties for the purpose of oil spill response and clean-up.
  • Assists in the practical training of other employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Requirements
  • Must have a 2-year associate’s degree in the electrical/electronics field.
  • Must hold a valid Maine driver’s license and be able to qualify and hold any other permits or licenses required.
  • Must hold or be able to obtain a Class B license with N endorsement.
  • Must keep current with technology changes and prepare for progression exams.
  • Must work in a manner that does not jeopardize the safety of themselves or others. 
  • Must reside within an acceptable distance (45 minutes) of their regular reporting location or be willing to relocate within nine months of transfer and be available for emergency assignments.
  • Must maintain telephone and provide Company with the number.
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds. 
  • Must be able to work extended hours as required.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions.
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate & Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile

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.



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Nearest Major Market: Waterville
Nearest Secondary Market: Augusta Maine

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