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"Power Distributors and Dispatcher"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Power Distributors and Dispatcher"

1) Distribute and regulate the flow of power between entities such as generating stations, substations, distribution lines, and users, keeping track of the status of circuits and connections.

2) Inspect equipment to ensure that specifications are met, and to detect any defects.

3) Manipulate controls to adjust and activate power distribution equipment and machines.

4) Monitor and record switchboard and control board readings to ensure that electrical or steam distribution equipment is operating properly.

5) Record and compile operational data, such as chart and meter readings, power demands, and usage and operating times, using transmission system maps.

6) Respond to emergencies, such as transformer or transmission line failures, and route current around affected areas.

7) Tend auxiliary equipment used in the power distribution process.

8) Track conditions that could affect power needs, such as changes in the weather, and adjust equipment to meet any anticipated changes.

9) Direct personnel engaged in controlling and operating distribution equipment and machinery, for example, instructing control room operators to start boilers and generators.

 

 

11) Repair, maintain, and clean equipment and machinery, using hand tools.

12) Accept and implement energy schedules, including real-time transmission reservations and schedules.


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13) Calculate and determine load estimates or equipment requirements, in order to determine required control settings.

14) Control, monitor, or operate equipment that regulates or distributes electricity or steam, using data obtained from instruments or computers.

15) Coordinate with engineers, planners, field personnel, and other utility workers to provide information such as clearances, switching orders, and distribution process changes.

Job Description for "Power Distributors and Dispatcher" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-8012.00