Engineer - Electric System Engineering (ASC 66434) Orange, CT US in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orange, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2018

Job Description

Publication date: 24.10.2018
REFERENCE: 5101471603

Company
Company: Avangrid Service Company
Department: Electric System Engineering
Job Title: Engineer - Electric System Engineering
Reports to: Manager, Substation Standardization
Location: Orange, CT, US
Cross Company Responsibility: Y

Business and Department
ASC-CT-Orange
Orange,CT

Description
Job Summary, Major Roles and Responsibilities:

Scope of work, main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships

The engineer will develop substation construction and design standards for AVANGRID'S high and medium voltage
system. Write engineering specifications for electrical equipment. Create material specifications for various items;
such as transformers, cable, breakers etc. Works with moderate direction from supervision. Develop a technical
knowledge base to serve as technical SME for electric equipment such as cable, transformers, switchgear, etc. The
Engineer will solve problems and utilize best practices and knowledge of internal/external business issues to
improve processes or projects. Occasional travel to other AVANGRID offices in NY, ME, CT is required.

Key Responsibilities:
Perform detailed engineering analyses, designs and calculations using standard methodology & principles & other
viable approaches. Develop alternate methods or design concepts to resolve problems or to improve
processes/services.

Duties: Solves unique standards engineering problems. Identify innovative solutions. E.g. forensic analysis, material
evaluations, material applications and construction standards.

Prepare, maintain, & understand drawings (e.g. schematics, one-line diagrams). Develop & specify equipment,
assemble documents & other requirements for assignments.
Duties: Serve as SME for substation equipment (e.g. cable, transformers, switches, breakers etc.). Learns to
anticipates internal/external business issues and recommend process improvements. May participate in Industry
associations. Acts as a facilitator & review engineering work of others. Recognizes & make recommendations with

respect to customer & stakeholder needs. Explains concepts & influences others.

Duties: may lead cross functional or engineering teams to complete assigned tasks and projects.
Assist in guiding engineers in standards engineering methodology. Apply design standards, industry codes, design
criteria, guidelines & AVANGRID polices/procedures.

Duties: Possesses knowledge and interprets processes and standards related to electrical substation equipment.
Recommends solutions and best practices where appropriate. Represents Standards on projects, task forces and
studies.

Duties: Forecast, plan, schedule, monitor, control budget/estimates, construction plans and material orders.

Each employee must accept responsibility for their own safety and health as well as the safety and health of their
fellow employees.

Note: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees in this position may be
required to perform other related aspects of the job not listed above or listed under Purpose/Major Objectives as
assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements
Job Requirements, Education, Skills, Abilities & Competencies:

Education: BS Degree
Experience: 5 Years minimum.

Requires a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college/university, at least 5 years
of industry experience performing engineering duties in Substation or related technical work.

The Engineer Possess experience in electric substation standard and related engineering work. The engineer
possess knowledge about industry standards and requirements such as NERC, FERC, NYISO and ISO-NE.
Coordinate with Iberdrola Global Work Practice groups to complete AVANGRID's input on Iberdrola Network
Standards (INS) reviews and updates. Collaborate in cross-functional teams to align standards across the
organization.

Possess knowledge and skills in Engineering along with related business practices and procedures. Able to
communicate technical engineering or related issues and work to persuade others. Applies team effectiveness
skills; contributes to the achievement of team goals.

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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833-246-6347 or careers@avangrid.com.