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Associate Engineer-Distribution Planning (NYSEG 71051) Kirkwood, NY, US in Kirkwood, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 13.02.2019
REFERENCE: 5109353701


Company: New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG)
Department: Electric Distribution Planning
Job Title: Associate Engineer - Distribution Planning
Location: Kirkwood, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department



Uses prescribed methods, applies standard practices and techniques in the design and preparation of
specifications or field engineering related to assigned engineering projects under limited supervision of the
incumbent's immediate supervisor. Designs various electrical systems of moderate size and complexity under the
direction of the
incumbent's supervisor or other engineer.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

1. Performs engineering analysis of the electric distribution system to properly serve in customer loads, conducting
reliability analysis of the worst performing circuits and recommending corrective actions. Supplies residential
(including URD), and minor commercial/industrial engineering services, and oversees construction of various
electrical systems as assigned to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.
Assists in the preliminary design and budgetary estimates of major projects.(25%,P)

2. Assists in specifying technical aspects of contracts, bid evaluation, recommendation of contractors, and
administration of contract terms and conditions. Assists in monitoring construction work to ensure conformance
with plans and specifications and engineering codes and practices. Assist in equipment specification, construction

standards development, and proposal evaluation and requisitioning. Assist in the monitoring of construction
schedules to ensure timely completion of work. Aid in the coordination of equipment delivery and design
engineering to meet construction schedules.(25%,P)

3. Checks completed job for adequacy or design and documentation. Aids in receiving, inspection and approval of
equipment and materials. Performs economic analyses of engineering alternatives. Aids in evaluation and approval
of contractors invoices.(10%,P)

4. Assists in analysis of distribution system reliability studies, contingency plans, capital budget project proposals,
financial models, flicker analysis, and/or fuse-recloser coordination.(10%,S)

5. Select, evaluate and request equipment, materials, or services. Review vendor designs, assists in the evaluation
and selection of vendors, determines product acceptability.(10%,S)

6. Acts as project engineer, when required, on projects. Serves as project coordinator on assigned projects.



Education & Experience Required:

• Graduate 4 year Electrical Engineering program

• Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

• 0 – 3 years relevant experience


• Analytical and problem solving skills.

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
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