Engineer 1 - T&D Operations (UIE 63549) Orange, CT in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 05.07.2018
REFERENCE: 5096782501

Company: United Illuminating (UIE)
Department: T&D Operations
Job Title: Engineer 1 - T&D Operations
Job Location: Orange, CT
Reports to: Supervisor, T&D Operations

Business and Department
UI - 100 Orange

Job Overview:

This is an entry level Engineering position related to the operation of the Transmission and Distribution system. The
Engineer uses existing procedures and processes to solve routine or standard problems. Work is under relatively
close supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

• Perform routine, basic engineering analyses, designs and calculations using existing procedures and processes to
solve routine or standard problems while applying limited judgment and discretion. Identifies solutions to
straightforward requests.
• Develop basic engineering knowledge. Prepare, maintain, and understand drawings (e.g. schematics, one-line
diagrams). Develop and specify equipment, assemble documents and other requirements for basic assignments.
• Develop competencies with departmental design standards, applicable engineering codes, design criteria and
guidelines, applicable industry codes, and UI policies and processes.
• Develops team effectiveness skills within own work team. Communicates information and responds to standard
internal/external customer requests with assistance from others.
• Coordinate work with other departments within UI, external customers and other outside system operators (e.g.
ISO, CONVEX, Eversource). Participate on teams/projects that solve basic problems, taking a broad perspective to
identify innovative solutions.
• Review standard internal/external customer requests. Coordinate basic planned outages. Prepare drawings,
construction and material orders, and cost estimates for incorporation into final plans depending on others for
instruction, guidance and direction to meet deadlines.
• Works to specify and design systems to address basic situations. Apply design standards, industry codes, design
criteria, guidelines and UI polices/procedures to basic assignments.
• Works within technical guidelines and direction provided by others to meet deadlines. Contribute to projects or

process teams.
• Develops an awareness of costs related to own work and understands the company's business management
practices. May contribute to project or process teams.
• Perform basic equipment selection research and recommendations with supportive documentation.
• Analyze and assess solutions using standard procedures and identify innovative solutions. Investigate and
analyze outage events, power quality or system Distribution and identify areas for reliability improvement.
• Must be available for emergency response as necessary.

Education and Experience Requirements:

This position requires a bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited college/ university.
Electrical Engineering degrees are preferred in Electric Transmission and Distribution (ETD). Individual should have
a basic knowledge of engineering theories, practices and procedures. Able to communicate information, ask
questions and check for understanding. Able to work in a team environment and learn key business processes.

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
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against 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 to
employ 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 to
race, 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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