Manager Protection & Control (ASC) 62927 in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 26.06.2018
REFERENCE: 5095856401

Company: AVANGRID Service Company (ASC)
Department: Processes & Technology
Job Title: Manager Protection & Control (ASC) 62927
Reports to: Director , Substation Management (Processes & Technology)
Location: Orange, CT, US I Rochester, NY,US I Augusta, ME, US I Binghamton, NY, US
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
ASC-NY-Scottsville Road

Job Summary, Major Roles & Responsibilities:
Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Direct & Manage the Substation Management across AVANGRID operating companies by leading, the efforts of
standardization, in electric substations, to establish the architecture, philosophies, equipment standards and criteria
and maintenance procedures.

Will be in charge of conducting the new integrated P&C model implementation which includes all the value chain.
Defining P&C criteria, equipment standards, settings in addition to all the operational activity related: maintenance
and troubleshooting

Must manage organizational performance to maximize the efficiency of processes related to Substation, improving
reliability and contributing to operating efficiency.

Provides the expertise and technical advice to senior management.

Responsibility includes accomplishment of broad corporate objectives and department goals.

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

1. Direct & Manage subordinate Management staff. Sets department goals and strategic direction and initiates
action plans and assignments to accomplish goals. Provides technical support, guidance, coaching and counseling
toward effective performance and appraises individual performance. Develops organizational performance

measures, initiates actions to enhance performance, reviews work processes, systems, procedures and practices
and directs changes to improve productivity or control costs.
2. Overseas the labor and equipment resources, balancing the service quality and efficiency.
3. Analyzes broad technical alternatives to develop long-range technical direction. To ensure continuity of
service, high reliability and cost-effective substation facilities including interconnected system protection and
communication systems.
4. Set standards, maintenance procedures for Protection & Control Systems for electric substations
5. Lead the core function of P&C Substations Field Services: maintenance and troubleshooting.
6. Set and administers company policies and procedures. Plans and implements training and development of
department personnel. Determines staffing needs and obtains approval for resource requirements. Develops and
controls department budget. Recommends promotions, personnel changes, budgets, organizational changes and
company policies.
7. Provides technical support to the team and to the operating and maintenance departments of the companies.
Coordinates with other departments, consultants, utilities, regulatory agencies and government agencies. May
represent the companies in technical committees at NYISO, ISO-NE, NPCC, and other regulatory agencies.
Provide technical input and testimony to the Public Utilities Commissions if need it.


Job Requirements: Education, Skills,& Abilities

• Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience required.
• Broad experience in designing, delivery, and/or operating Substations.
• Extensive background in Protection & Control area (Designing, Setting, Commissioning and Troubleshooting,
Maintenance Program Management)
• Experience in reviewing and analyzing federal and state statutory and regulatory codes and actions.


• Exceptionally strong planning, coordinating and organizational skills.
• Competent leadership skills, with ability to manage multiple assignments and conflict resolution.
• Able to foster individual professional development.
• Strong communication skills to articulate highly technical concepts
• High safety adherence to involve the activity
• Able to communicate effectively with outside regulatory and governmental agencies, as well as the rest
Companies across Avangrid Networks.

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.

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