Share this Job



Astoria, NY, US


Maintains the New York Power Authority's SENY region low and medium voltage electrical distribution systems and associated electrical system following required safety protocols. Possesses a strong understanding of electrical controls and schematics to test and troubleshoot complex electrical systems. #LI-GN1



  • Installs and monitors the performance of electrical equipment for hazards, adjustments, and or replacement.
  • Repairs, installs, replaces, and tests electrical circuits using appropriate tools and testing instruments.
  • Able to correctly fabricate and install conduits, electrical panels, pull wires and test systems.
  • Maintains low and medium voltage switchgear and controls; may repair and maintain motor control centers and programmable logic controls.
  • Troubleshoots, tests, and inspects complex electrical systems.
  • Performs Protective Relay System maintenance.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Reads, employs, and updates electrical panel schedules, control drawings, and building schematics.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of low and medium voltage systems, equipment, substations, and primary power distribution.
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code, NFPA-70E, OSHA 10-30, and the National Electrical Safety Code.
  • Ability to use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test medium and low voltage electrical circuits and equipment.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair electrical controls, industrial motor control centers.
  • Ability to read industrial electrical blueprints and apply NEC, NFPA-70A, NESC, and OSHA 10-30 through the full range of industrial maintenance and construction work.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to install and maintain motors, welding equipment, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers as appropriate to the position.
  • Ability to isolate and repair defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Certification: OSHA High Voltage Certificate or Equivalent; OSHA 30 Training required.
  • NYC Journeyman Electrician license is preferred.
  • NYC Master Electrician License is preferred.

Physical Requirements


Military Occupational Speciality Codes
MOS - Army:  
MOS - Marines:   
MOS - Navy  


The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer   

New York is Powered by You

We are a team of over 1,900 energy technologists, IT specialists, business experts, hydro engineers, and other professionals leading the energy revolution. With state-of-the-art technology, advanced R&D, and a modernized infrastructure, we provide New Yorkers with low-cost, clean, reliable power — and we are well on the way to becoming the first fully digital utility in the country. At NYPA, you will be empowered to think big, do good, and transform the energy industry.

NYPA on Forbes "Best of" - again!

NYPA is ranked by Forbes as one of America's best midsize employers for 2022 for the fourth consecutive year! Browse today and apply.








Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Electrical, High Voltage Electrician, Electrician, High Voltage, Engineering, Energy