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

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 13.02.2019REFERENCE: 5109353701

Company

Company: United Illuminating (UI)Department: Electric Distribution PlanningJob Title: Associate Engineer - Distribution Planning

Location: Rochester, NYCross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and DepartmentNYSEG-NY-Kirkwood JACCBinghamton,NY

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Uses prescribed methods, applies standard practices and techniques in the design and preparation ofspecifications or field engineering related to assigned engineering projects under limited supervision of theincumbent's immediate supervisor. Designs various electrical systems of moderate size and complexity under thedirection of theincumbent'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, conductingreliability analysis of the worst performing circuits and recommending corrective actions. Supplies residential(including URD), and minor commercial/industrial engineering services, and oversees construction of variouselectrical 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, andadministration of contract terms and conditions. Assists in monitoring construction work to ensure conformancewith 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 constructionschedules to ensure timely completion of work. Aid in the coordination of equipment delivery and designengineering to meet construction schedules.(25%,P)

3. Checks completed job for adequacy or design and documentation. Aids in receiving, inspection and approval ofequipment and materials. Performs economic analyses of engineering alternatives. Aids in evaluation and approvalof 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 evaluationand selection of vendors, determines product acceptability.(10%,S)

6. Acts as project engineer, when required, on projects. Serves as project coordinator on assigned projects.(20%,P)

Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience Required:


• Graduate 4 year Electrical Engineering program
• Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
• 0 – 3 years relevant experience

Skills/Abilities:


• Analytical and problem solving skills.

This opportunity will offerAVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local

law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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