Lead Analyst - Performance & Budgets (ASC 62644) Orange CT in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 01.06.2018
REFERENCE: 5095140001

Company: Avangrid Service Company
Department: Smart Grids Infrastructure
Job Title: Lead Analyst - Performance & Budgets (ASC 62644) Orange CT
Reports to: Manager Performance & Budgets
Location: Orange, CT, US
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department


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

Applies asset strategies and policies in assigned asset areas using performance and condition information in
accordance with best practice. May assist with the development of asset management policies and strategies. May
recommend investment strategies and asset replacement programs that maximize system performance and
financial outcomes. Takes a lead role in the performance of more complex assessments and manipulation of data.
This position encompasses cross company responsibility, each OPCO having variations in data availability, quality,
and approaches, must address errors in order to gather data for asset assessment purposes. Position is
responsible for the further development of the company's assessment and reporting capabilities, data mining
capabilities, to complete complex analysis and reporting. Position requires the ability to have in-depth interface with
external consultants and a variety of internal functional groups.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

•Responsible for development of all planning cycles (Plan, REV1, REV2, and REV3) analysis, and reporting of
OpEx and CapEx budgets for Smart Grid Operations.

•Cost Management and Business Analytics. Responsible for developing, monitoring and reporting critical OpEx and
CapEx, productivity & efficiency metrics. Performs complex studies and analyze data to identify gaps and possible
Advise and act as consultant to Business Areas regarding historical trends and analysis to assist in developing
mitigating solutions for closing and/or reducing budget, efficiency and productivity gaps.

•Leads initiatives to gather, manipulate, analyze, and provide reporting of asset data. Works with large and often
times incomplete data sets. Develop variations of analytical and reporting approaches to best communicate asset
management information as well as enhance ability to utilize data in the application of asset management

•Supports reliability improvement analysis including work with defective equipment, outage database data, and
circuit performance data.

•Analyzes asset condition data and plans programs consistent with best practices to provide guidance to
expenditure planning and prioritization. Risks will also be considered in the analysis. May recommend and develop
programs and strategies
including 10 year asset management and replacement recommendations.

•Using best practices, applies asset management approaches within regulatory, legal, and other specified
parameters that optimize the use of assets in accordance with the asset
management policy.

•Interacts with subject matter experts to make sure asset management practices are effective, data is properly
gathered and analyzed, applications are structured for optimum effectiveness, and risks are appropriately
considered and managed.

•Effectively communicates asset management plans and the strategies and policies that guided the creation of the
plans to internal stakeholders. May be required to also present and advocate for the plans externally.


Education & Experience Required:

• Associate's Degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required. Bachelors Degree with a minimum
of 3 years relevant experience preferred.
• Experience in large database construction, manipulation, and data extraction desired.
• SAP/BW experience required.
• Knowledge of energy delivery system design and operation desired.
• Understanding of maintenance and asset management principles desired.


• Proactive and Results oriented.
• Excellent data analysis skills required.• Proficient in the use of
software such as Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
• Strong SAP skills are desired.
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills required.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills required.

• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to travel to other locations required.

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.
If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to
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833-246-6347 or careers@avangrid.com