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Engineer - Distribution Planning (UIE 71050) Orange, CT, US in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Publication date: 06.02.2019REFERENCE: 5109353901


Company: United Illuminating (UI)Department: Electric Distribution Planning CTJob Title: Engineer - Distribution PlanningLocation: Orange, CTCross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and DepartmentUI - 100 OrangeOrange,CT


Purpose:The Distribution Planning Engineer will solve moderately complex problems and utilize best practices andknowledge of internal/ external business issues to improve processes, studies or projects. Work is to be completedwith minimal guidance. Appliesestablished distribution planning criteria and uses sound utility engineering practices to identify deficiencies in thedistribution system. Utilizes complex computer aided analysis tools to develop cost efficient wire and non-wirealternative solutions to known distribution system issues. Studies new distributed generation interconnectionapplications and performs system impact studies. Assists Distribution Engineers and Field Planners in evaluatingsystem reliability and new service requirements. Follow updates in research and developments taking place in thepower industry, through training and industry associations and committees. Assignments may include travel todifferent Avangrid network companies.

Key Responsibilities:Perform detailed, moderately complex engineering analyses following not only standard methodology, criteria andprinciples but other viable approaches. Develop alternate methods or planning concepts to resolve moderatelycomplex problems including development of cost effective non-wires alternatives to electric distribution capitalbudgeted projects.

Duties:Solves moderately complex Distribution Planning (DP) & Reliability problems. Takes a new prospective onestablished methods e.g. large scale system expansion, large scale customer load additions, voltage drops, andarea planning studies. Develop, prepare, maintain, and understand planning methodologies, study models and

documentation (feedload, need statement, project scope, one-line diagrams) for moderately complex assignments.Represent Distribution Planning on assigned Avangrid demonstration projects and initiatives and industry teams.Act as a resource for colleagues with less



Education: BS/BA Degree Experience: Requires a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET (orequivalent) accredited college/university plus 3 to 5 years experience performing engineering duties withcompletion of BasicEngineering Training Curriculum (e.g. ECNE-PUI) or equivalent.

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AVANGRID 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 locallaw. 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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