Lead Protection Engineer (CMP 66649) Augusta, ME US in Augusta, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 12.09.2018
REFERENCE: 5101855201

Company: CMP
Department: Integrated Projects
Job Title: Lead Engineer - Sys Protect & Cntr NECEC
Reports to: Adam Desrosiers, Program Manager - NECEC Project
Salary Grade: G1
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
CMP-ME-Augusta General Office

Job Summary:

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

Responsible for SP&C Substation designs for NECEC portfolio in Maine and this includes input into standards and
training needs.

Will be in charge of Owners Engineering design reviews for the SP&C Scope related to the NECEC Project.
Defining P&C criteria, equipment standards, settings in addition to supporting all the commissioning activities for the
NECEC project.

Position reports to the Manager - ST, TL, HVDC TL, but the position will work day-to-day in cross functional project
team and support project needs as dictated by the project manager.

Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

•NECEC engineering performance including all phases such as: scoping and budgeting, conceptual engineering,
contract management and design, engineering design, construction and closeout.
•Perform standard and complex electrical engineering analyses, designs and calculations using standard
methodology and principles and other viable approaches. Develop alternate methods or design concepts to resolve
problems or to improve processes/services
•Responsible for leading and creating new conceptual designs and overseeing the work of external detailed
•Solve unique and complex electrical engineering problems. Analyzes possible solutions and assesses each using

standard procedures related to lines and power engineering.
•Ensure all engineering designs implemented by the company meet applicable company, local, state, and national
codes and standards.

Job Requirements:


1. General Skills:
•Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills to decipher unique technical and analytical problems,
•Proven ability to lead and manage projects,
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills to articulate highly technical concepts,
•Strong management and leadership skills, ability to drive change and adoption of new technologies.
•Knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant output and incentive mechanisms.
•General contract, commercial and regulatory awareness with the ability to balance effective and efficient customer
service and project delivery, ensuring maximum return on investment.
•Track record of effective stakeholder and customer service engagement and management.
•Ability to communicate and present information effectively at all levels
•Ability to manage competing priorities using sound engineering and financial judgment to determine optimal
•Awareness and understanding of key business drivers
•Ability to devise solutions to both to common and complex problems/challenges.
•Where appropriate, technical and operational experience in a relevant engineering role within a utility environment.
•Where required, knowledge of;
-SP&C standards in accordance with regulatory requirements -SP&C Engineering standards and specifications up
to 345kV

2. Routine Technical Skills:
•SP&C Substation Design - Expert
•Project Scoping and Estimating - Expert
•Equipment Specifications - Expert
•Construction and Outage Sequencing - Expert
•Commissioning - Expert
•Relay Setting Calculations - Expert
•Codes, Standards, and Regulations - Expert

Required Education:

•Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering required
•Master's Degree Preferred

•15 years minimum relevant experience
•Professional Engineering License Preferred

Competency Requirements:
It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the requirements in terms of levels indicated below.

1. Delivering for the Business:
• Global view of the Business - Advanced
• Achieving Results and continuous improvements - Advanced
• Initiative - Advanced
• Innovation & Creativity - Advanced

2. Global Relationships:
• Flexibility & Globalization - Advanced
• Customer Focus - Advanced
• Communicating & Influencing - Advanced
• Team Work - Advanced

3. Global Leadership:
• Team management - Advanced
• Developing Others - Advanced

This opportunity will offer
This opportunity will be posted from 09/12/2018 to 6 pm ET 09/26/2018