Lead Advisor UC&M Trainer

Avangrid - Johnson City, NY

Avangrid is seeking a Lead Advisor UC&M Trainer to join their team in their Johnson City, NY location.

Designs, develops and facilitates the NYSEG/RGE UC&M (utility construction and maintenance) technical training program for Networks Training. This role will be responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the UC&M training program in accordance with each collective bargaining agreement. Works in tandem with peers in electric training as well as substation operations to facilitate exceptional training for apprentices. Conducts ongoing analysis of the UC&M training program to provide additional advanced training for incumbent operations staff.


  1. Identifies, develops, implements and conducts advanced technical training for applicable incumbents that will address the future needs of the corporation.
  2. Provide feedback to Technical Training/Substation Operations with suggested enhancements or modifications to Training Materials.
  3. Working knowledge of Avangrid Operation and Maintenance Procedures, and Construction Standards.
  4. Provides consultation and support to applicable department/employees by analyzing training needs and developing programs and reports that will assist with strategic decision making.
  5. Communicate class training and testing results to Substation Operation Management.
  6. Assist HR/Substation Training with course delivery and development to ensure program alignment with desired skills.
  7. Drive innovation of training as it relates to Substation technical training materials and technologies.
  8. Safely and proficiently work in a team setting maintaining an emphasis on learner engagement and the establishment/maintenance of maintaining a qualified workforce.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience or High School/GED with the completion of the relevant progression program and 10 years relevant experience required.
  • Extensive knowledge of specific operating departments and respective field tasks, training techniques, program development and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams).
  • Knowledge of industrial, technical or adult education, program development and administration, engineering and/or construction principles and techniques, and work management.
  • Experience working in a formal management system.


  • Results & proactive orientation.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to act decisively in emergency situations and work effectively with all levels of the Company.

About the Company

AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 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 www.avangrid.com

This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Posted On: Monday, October 18, 2021

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