Rich Hydzik

Rich Hydzik is a Senior Transmission Operations Engineer at Avista. He has worked in System Operations since 2004 with responsibilities for operational powerflow studies, coordination of regional contingency reserve programs, system operating procedures, and organizational compliance with various NERC BAL, INT, PRC, TOP, and VAR standards, and system operator training. Prior to working in System Operations, he was a system protection protection engineer for ten years on generation, distribution, and transmission (69kV through 500kV) applications from design to field commissioning. He worked for three years as a transmission system planning engineer.

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