IDGC of Centre’s team to take part in the Inter-regional competition of professional skills of JSC "Russian Grids"

1 August 2014

IDGC of Centre will take part in the Inter-regional competition of crews for repair and maintenance of distribution grids of 0.4 - 10 kV among subsidiaries and affiliates of JSC "Russian Grids". The company will be represented by the winner of the inter-regional competition of professional skills of IDGC of Centre — the crew of Stary Oskol Distribution Zone of the Belgorod branch.

The team will consist of electricians for operation of distribution grids Viktor Artemov, Roman Golovin, Alexey Kovalev, and a master Vladimir Bogdanov. It will be headed by Deputy Director for Technical Issues – Chief Engineer of IDGC of Centre - Belgorodenergo division Denis Yagodka.

Currently the Belgorodians are preparing for the upcoming All-Russian tournament and daily exercise at the training centre of IDGC of Centre - Belgorodenergo division, located in Valuiki of the Belgorod region.

The completion of crews of electricians from 13 subsidiaries of JSC "Russian Grids" will be held at the training centre of Penza production depot of Penzaenergo, a branch of IDGC of Volga in Penza from 4 to 11 August 2014. Teams will have to demonstrate their skills in seven competitive stages. The first of them will show the level of knowledge of normative and technical documents and personal theoretical training of participants. The remaining steps will check practical skills that crews for repair and maintenance of distribution grids use in their daily practice.

It should be noted that the second and seventh stages is the release of a victim with electric shock with providing him with the first aid and fire fighting at a package transformer substation — in practice they are extremely rare, but it is these stages that are given special attention and importance to. Also, the juries will distinguish the best competitors with prize nominations, showing the highest personal achievement.

The aim of the competition is to improve professional skills and promoting best practices for repair and maintenance of distribution grids of 0.4 - 10 kV. The best crew of the country will defend the honour of JSC "Russian Grids" in the International competition of crews for repair and maintenance of distribution grids of 0.4 - 10 kV of national power systems of CIS member states, which will be held in September.

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