Lead Engineer - Electric Distribution Eng. (RGE 56933) Canandaigua, NY in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 30.05.2018
REFERENCE: 5086777505

Company
Company: Rochester Gas & Electric Corp
Department: Integrated Field Construction and Design
Job Title: Lead Engineer - Electric Distribution Engineer
Reports to: Manager - Manager of Integrated Field Construction and Design
Location: Canandaigua, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
RGE-NY-Canandaigua District
Canandaigua,NY

Description
JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing engineering expertise to Region, Service Centers, and other company personnel for the
planning, design, operation, and maintenance of the Distribution System. Leads the engineering analysis of the
electrical distribution system to properly serve new customer loads. Ensures safe and efficient operation of the
distribution system, and resolves technical issues affecting the distribution system. Plans, controls, and measures
all activities of technical staff to effectively complete engineering design for construction projects to extend service
to new customers and to delivery system improvements. Evaluates delivery system performance. Applies and
interprets company, industry, local, state, national codes, tariffs, and standards, and ensures compliance with
regulatory requirements. Develops new construction standards and material specifications. Recommends new
products and materials for approval. Interprets and administers company policies and procedures relating to
personnel, industrial relations, service extensions, safety, accounting, and purchasing. Investigates and resolves
customer inquiries.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Performs engineering analyses of the electric distribution system to serve new customer loads. Completes
distribution system reliability studies, contingency plans, reviews capital budget project proposals, prepares NPVs,
determines correction of circuit electrical operating deficiencies, etc. Conducts capacity analyses of key substation
equipment.(35%,P)

2. Conducts in depth engineering evaluations of distribution materials, selects proper materials, applications,
equipment for approval, and conducts material failure analyses. May provide assistance to customer service groups
on power quality uses including investigation, analysis and mitigation.(15%,P)

3. Performs flicker analysis for large customer motors. Analyzes the impact of customer-interconnected distributed
generation. May provide fuse-recloser coordination service including the review and updating of coordination
schemes.(5%,S)

4. Recommends necessary system improvement and/or construction projects, and provides all necessary
documents for those projects, including contracts.(10%,S)

5. Develops and implements electric reliability plans, capital forecasts and department budgets. Prepares reports
and feasibility studies for submission to management.(10%,S)

6. Plans, designs, organizes, coordinates, and controls projects by providing liaison with other sections,
departments, divisions, vendors or consultants, and coordinates with government agencies, customers, or other
utilities regarding circuit design and maintenance.(15%,P)

7. Interprets and administers company policies and procedures relating to personnel, industrial relations, service
extensions, safety, accounting, and purchasing.(5%,S)

8. Provides storm restoration support as needed. (5%, S)

Requirements
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelors degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience required.
• Project management and supervisory experience is preferred.
• Knowledge of distribution design required.
• Completion of Engineer-in-Training (EIT) is preferred (where applicable).
• Professional Engineer license is required (where applicable).

Skills/Abilities:

• Proactive and results oriented.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Strong problem-solving and analytical 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
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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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