Transmission & Distribution Operator

Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd.

CUC commenced operations in 1966 as the sole provider of electricity in Grand Cayman. The Company operates a modern diesel plant with an installed capacity of 166 MW. The company reached a new system peak load of 124.1 MW on July 18, 2023. Our 200+ employees are committed to providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to over 33,000 customers. Keeping pace with Grand Cayman’s development has challenged this publicly traded electric utility to become technology-driven and deliver world-class and innovative enhancements in its approach to meeting significant customer growth.

Department: Energy Delivery Operations

Salary: CI$4,562 to CI$5,930 | USD$5,463 to USD$7,101 (no income tax)

Overtime Eligibility: Yes

Work Environment: Plant Area

Corporate – Workspace is primarily in the Administrative Building

In Field – Workspace is primarily Off Site at various locations around the island

Plant Area- Workspace is primarily in the Power Plant Area

Hybrid – Workspace is a combination of in the Administrative Building and in the Field or in the Plant Area

Satellite- Workspace is at one of CUC’s satellite locations

 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for coordinating the Transmission and Distribution (T&D) system operation as controlled by the central control room. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Ensuring that the proper distribution connectivity is in service during normal working hours
    • Identifying unusual conditions and reporting them to the proper personnel
    • Coordinating and controlling switching operations on the transmission and distribution system
    • Ensuring proper communication of energy control procedure status is active throughout the system via live line work permits, substation and equipment entries, and issuing clearance
    • Maintaining the system’s log of events and operations.
  • Responsible for outage management events:
    • The verification and monitoring of connectivity between the OMS software suites
    • Communication and interaction with customer trouble calls
    • Analyzing of outage data and dispatching crews as appropriate
    • Recording and distributing T&D outage information.
  • Responsible for data entry and the verification of System’s reliability indices.

Requirements

Applicants should possess:

  • Two-year (2) technical diploma in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • A minimum of five (5) years Transmission & Distribution (T&D) operations experience
  • Technical training in the area of T&D systems or equivalent preferred

Key Competencies:

  • Proficiency with or ability to quickly master computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Outage Dispatch and call centre programs.
  • Ability to read and understand single line diagrams

 

CUC offers a very competitive benefits package including pension, health and life insurance. CUC operates within the Cayman Islands, which as a jurisdiction does not have direct or income taxes. Employees working are subject to indirect taxes such as import duties when importing goods from overseas.

The Territory : The Cayman Islands, a United Kingdom Overseas Territory with a population of approximately 68,000, are comprised of three islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Located 150 miles south of Cuba, 460 miles south of Miami and 167 miles northwest of Jamaica, the largest island is Grand Cayman with an area of 76 square miles.

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