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Engineer - Transmission Planning in Augusta, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Purpose

Transmission Planning team would include collaborating, performing, and leading reliability and/or market driven
studies across our operating companies and beyond including voltage, thermal, PV, transfer limit, short circuit, and
stability assessments. Our planners not only interact with internal teams but also become active with their industry
peers on regional activities (e.g. NPCC, ISO’s, etc.). Each planner has the freedom to work independently while
being given opportunities to lead, all while receiving constant support from and collaborating with other team
members across Avangrid.


A familiarity with various planning standards (e.g. NERC, NPCC, etc.) and planning software packages such as
PSS/E and TARA is certainly a plus; however, most importantly we are looking for a collaborative, technical and
innovative 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 as
substation design, construction and protection and control systems.

Responsibilities

Collaborate, perform, and lead reliability and/or economic driven studies including voltage, thermal, PV, transfer
limit, short circuit, and stability assessments.
Analyze and assess complex transmission systems at numerous voltage levels. Document and communicate
results and recommendations as appropriate including data manipulation, report writing, and summary
presentations.
Continually strive to innovate and integrate improvements to increase the precision and efficiency of transmission planning.

Strive to seek out and develop subject matter expert skills as necessary to mentor and support the team to aid in
the 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 group
meetings as needs arise.

Skills and Requirements

Required 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)

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