Engineer - Protection & Control (ASC) 64342 in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 10.08.2018
REFERENCE: 5098107802

Company: Avangrid Service Company
Department: Protection & Control
Job Title: Engineer Protection & Control
Reports to: Supervisor, Protection & Control Engineering - CMP & UI Networks
Location: Orange, CT I US
Cross Company Responsibility: Y

Business and Department
ASC-ME-Augusta General Office

JOB SUMMARY: Major Roles & Responsibilities

Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Responsible for electric delivery systems in Maine (Central Maine Power) and CT (United Illuminating).
Engineering activities for electric transmission and substation system protection projects to ensure safe, timely and
cost-effective completion. Conduct analysis, complete estimates and develop engineering standards and criteria to
drive the completion of projects. Coordinate with other departments, vendors, and consultants in order to complete
projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Ensure all protection system designs meet applicable company, local, state, and national codes and standards

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
1.Perform engineering design, estimating, and analysis of the electric transmission and substation protection
systems in support of capital construction budget and keeping system performance enhancement in line with
budget. Perform engineering calculations. Review and approve detailed protection system designs, including
settings, testing, and commissioning developed both internally and by contractors and consultants.
2.Develop system protection engineering criteria, construction standards, design and equipment specifications, and
requirements for engineering suppliers and contractors. Demonstrate new technology value in terms of safety, cost
and other efficiencies and implement it to enhance power system performance.
3.Perform engineering studies to evaluate equipment and protection system performance and effectiveness, and
analyzes operational issues in support of system reliability and operational efficiency. Develop and validate
information needed for engineering analyses and apply engineering judgment to solve complex technical problems.
4.Review and approve work of engineering contractors who provide system protection engineering and design

services to ensure compliance with company standards, specifications, and contract requirements. Develop
technical specifications, standards, contracts and purchase orders. Direct engineering contractors and consultants
performing system protection roles.
5.Analyze transmission fault event operations to ensure protection scheme operated as intended. Develop and
provide clear and concise fault analysis reports to management depicting corrective actions and lessons learned
when necessary.
6.Represent the company on regional and national committees.
7.Serve as mentor in the technical development of lower level engineers and cross-department employees.

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

•5 years of experience in Engineering in the Electric Utility industry
•Bachelor's degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering
•Master's degree preferred
•Knowledge of power system protection
•Knowledge of national and international standards, regulations, and compliance requirements associated with
power system protection
•Knowledge of FERC/NERC/NPCC and state regulations preferred

•Strong analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, and communication skills
•Strong electrical design experience
•Demonstrate project management 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
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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