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System Dispatcher Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$75,221 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a System Dispatcher is $75,221 a year and $36 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a System Dispatcher is between $53,949 and $92,747. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Coordinates activities of personnel engaged in operating generating stations, substations, and lines of electric power system or electrified railway system to ensure adequate production and distribution of electricity to meet power demands: in smaller system, calculates load estimates according to corrected weather and consumer-demand records and notifies switchboard operator at generating stations of electric power required to meet fluctuating demands; or in larger systems receives load schedule for various generating stations from power-plant operator.
  • Monitors control board showing operating condition of lines and equipment throughout system and makes adjustments or directs workers to make adjustments as conditions warrant.
  • Directs substation operator and other workers to deenergize malfunctioning circuits or adjusts switches to ensure safety of maintenance crew and avoid interruptions of service during repairs.
  • Notifies maintenance crew of location and deenergization of troubled sector, and verifies that workers are clear of repaired equipment before directing energization of circuit.
  • Contacts other utilities by telephone to arrange exchange of power according to existing contracts or in emergency and coordinates tie-in with other systems.
  • Compiles operational records.
  • May operate console of computer which is programmed to automatically perform load-control functions.
  • May calculate discharge rate of water in reservoirs utilizing reports of rain, river flow, and water level in reservoirs, and directs setting of watergates at hydroelect.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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System Dispatcher Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Transportation Dispatcher
Jan 2
Suffield, CT, USA
Poulin Logistics Inc
Part Time Transportation Dispatcher - Tuesday through Friday; 6am to Noon Essential Functions: • ... â€¢ Crown Data System Experience • 1 year of experience in a customer service-oriented ...
Dispatcher / Customer Service Representative
Jan 17
Bloomfield, CT, USA
... phone system and mainframe data terminal. · Also ensuring the timely dispatching of service mechanics and may be required to escalate requests to Otis field management. · Customer Service ...
Alarm cctv access control Customer Service Service Technician
Dec 20
Norwalk, CT, USA
Welte Electronic Systems LLC
Must be able to troubleshoot over the phone before dispatching yourself, or other techs. has experience installing & servicing alarm systems. Must be computer savvy. Will need to get up to speed with ...
Solution Architect - 19-00131
Jan 19
Berlin, CT, USA
Global Technical Talent
ClickSchedule is a scheduling application that will serve as a single and centralized system to schedule, optimize and dispatch the work to field crews. ClickMobile is a mobile application that ...
Technical Lead - 19-00132
Jan 18
Windsor, CT, USA
Global Technical Talent
This new system implementation will support secure mobile electric data collection, distribution, metrics, database repository, secure access for technicians, dispatchers, field supervisors, customer ...