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Engineer - System Planning (CMP) 65203) Orange, CT, US in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 02.10.2018REFERENCE: 5099481303


Company: ASCDepartment: Transmission PlanningJob Title: Engineer - System PlanningReports to: Manager, Transmission PlanningLocation: Orange, CT, US

Business and DepartmentUSA,

DescriptionJob Summary & Major Roles & ResponsibilitiesScope of work, main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Education & Experience Required:

Transmission Planning team would include collaborating, performing, and leading reliability and/or market drivenstudies across our operating companies and beyond including voltage, thermal, PV, transfer limit, short circuit, andstability assessments. Our planners not only interact with internal teams but also become active with their industrypeers on regional activities (e.g. NPCC, ISO’s, etc.). Each planner has the freedom to work independently whilebeing given opportunities to lead, all while receiving constant support from and collaborating with other teammembers across Avangrid.A familiarity with various planning standards (e.g. NERC, NPCC, etc.) and planning software packages such asPSS/E and TARA is certainly a plus; however, most importantly we are looking for a collaborative, technical andinnovative power systems engineer with good communications skills that wants to be part of a highly effective team.Our planning team also places a high value on other related experiences in the electrical power industry such assubstation design, construction and protection and control systems.III. Job Description:Collaborate, perform, and lead reliability and/or economic driven studies including voltage, thermal, PV, transferlimit, short circuit, and stability assessments.Analyze and assess complex transmission systems at numerous voltage levels. Document and communicateresults and recommendations as appropriate including data manipulation, report writing, and summarypresentations.Continually strive to innovate and integrate improvements to increase the precision and efficiency of transmissionplanning.

Strive to seek out and develop subject matter expert skills as necessary to mentor and support the team to aid inthe advancement of business needs.Collaborate and interact with internal teams and industry peers on regional activities (e.g. NPCC, ISO’s, etc.).Develop and apply a thorough understanding of various planning criteria, guidelines, standards (e.g. NERC, NPCC,etc.) and analysis software packages such as PSS/E, TARA, and ASPEN.Participate in transmission and substation site inspections, attend industry workshops, training, and user groupmeetings as needs arise.

RequirementsJob Requirements, Education, Skills & AbilitiesRequired Education:BSEE required with additional consideration given to applicants with Advanced Degrees or Certifications (e.g.MSEE, PE, etc.)

Required Experience:3-5 yrs (industry related)

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 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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