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Customer Support Specialist (Kirkwood, NY)

Company: Avangrid
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: July 11, 2021

Job Description:

This position will give you exposure to the evolving energy industry working independently and in a team setting. We offer a fast-paced environment, generous pay, healthcare, education reimbursement, retirement savings plan, and opportunities for career advancement. As a Customer Service Representative (CSR) you will handle all phases of customer inquiries received by telephone, correspondence (written, email, and chat); and process applications for service and extension of facilities.  You will respond to customer inquiries and complaints (bill payment, usage inquiries, account updates, service, credit and collections) in a customer focused manner. All CSR employees will respond to inbound service emergencies; this position requires strict attendance in a storm role.


  • Resolves customer problems and complaints utilizing established procedures and policies, which include regulatory guidelines. Records entries of customer transactions into set operating systems.
  • Provides account information to customers and explains bill service policies and customer rights.
  • Conducts credit and collection work as necessary, including deposits, and final/charge off collection.
  • Performs evaluations, and investigates, analyzes, and resolves, where possible, billing problems.
  • Initiates service orders, Work Management System (WMS) orders, and performs associated action as requested.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and escalate complex cases as necessary.
  • Other customer service duties as required, including operation of a two way radio.

Skills & Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent.
  • Associate Degree, BA/BS in related field of study is preferred.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written, with strong customer service orientation.
  • Able to coordinate multiple tasks for multiple customers in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work flexible schedule, as well as be available during storm/emergency situations.
  • Works well within a team.
  • MS Office skills.
  • Must be pre-qualified for this position. Applicants may take pre-qualification test at the time of posting.
  • This is a Union position with a probationary period.

About the Company

Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalization. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

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.

Keywords: Avangrid, Binghamton , Customer Support Specialist (Kirkwood, NY), Other , Binghamton, New York

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