IDGC of Centre – Voronezhenergo division held competitions of professional skills for the title "Best crew of the department of metering and optimization of losses of a Distribution Zone". They were attended by 33 crews from all Distribution Zones of the enterprise, each consisting of three persons: the head of the crew - deputy chief of a Distribution Zone for sale of services, a master of the department of metering and optimization of losses and an electrician for operating electricity meters.
Stages of the competition, held on production sites of Kalacheevsky, Borisoglebsky, Liskinsky and Voronezhsky Distribution Zones of Voronezhenergo, included check of theoretical knowledge of employees, provision of first aid to an injured person with working out resuscitation on a simulator, instrumental test of three-phase meters, determination of intervention in operation of electricity metering devices and replacement of a single-phase metering device. The best in the profession was determined by judges, who included representatives of the technical unit of the branch management.
Following the results of the competitions the first place was taken by the crew of Ramonsky Distribution Zone. The second place went to the crew of Kashirsky Distribution Zone, and the third went to employees of Bobrovsky Distribution Zone. The title "Best crew leader" was won by deputy chief for sale of services of Ramonsky Distribution Zone Alexander Cherkasov. In the other two individual nominations representatives of Voronezhsky Distribution Zone excelled: a master of the department of metering and optimization of losses Alexey Grevtsev was recognized as the best work performer and an electrician Ruslan Dmitriev - the best crew member. All winners received diplomas and valuable gifts.
"Reduction of losses in grids is a priority activity for Voronezhenergo, and the success of our work in this area is largely dependent on skills and mastery of the staff. The completed event proved once again that all crews of the department of metering and optimization of losses of Voronezhenergo have a high level of knowledge and skills," stressed Deputy Director for Sale and Development of Services of IDGC of Centre – Voronezhenergo division Pavel Yanshin.