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Outage Coordinator - NECEC Project (CMP 71613) AUGUSTA, ME, US in Portland, OR at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 10.02.2019REFERENCE: 5109883501


Company: Central Maine Power (CMP)Department: ProjectsJob Title: Outage Coordinator – NECEC Project ConstructionReports to: Manager Construction – NECEC ProjectLocation: Maine. Portland, Lewiston or Augusta AreaCross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and DepartmentCMP-ME-Augusta General OfficeAugusta,ME


Job Summary:

Manages the Outages needed during the different construction sequences and oversees, and provideconstructability review during Engineering phase of NECEC program on behalf of the Affiliates of AVANGRID withobjectives of safety, quality, timeliness and cost effective completion.

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

The scope required for Outage Planning Services is provided below:

•Review the established project outage assessments & requirements. Organize an outage kick-off meeting at thesite, or in conjunction with other planned site visits, along with various follow-up meetings to establish scope andconceptual work schedule and process. Develop a high level preliminary outage plan.
•Hold on-site and office meetings to review physical layout, work clearances, and outages required.
•Coordinate outage requirements with other area outage requirements in order to resolve and minimize any outage

•Confirm the plan alignment with other on-going projects within and outside of Avangrid.
•Provide Outage Plan and Drawings, including VISIO & EXCEL sheets. Repeat site visits and conductsmaller-group meetings as necessary.
•Confirm plan alignment and coordination with Transmission Outage Coordination.
•Review outage plan with all stakeholders (iterative process).
•Arrange for the assigned Outage Planning and Review (OPR) Outage Planner to contact adjacent affected utilitiesand generators.
•Work with the project team to facilitate development of viable emergency restoration measures and plans alongwith restoration time estimates.
•Upon project approval, provide detailed outage plan for TOA development and submittal.
•Provide various versions of the Outage Plan through finalization. This will include forwarding to and conductingfollow-up meetings for final run-through.
•Conduct outage planning presentations, as needed, for the Project Team, Control Centers, ISO, Divisions,Municipals, etc.
•Continue to refine the finalized plan as conditions change. Submit to Application Coordinators. Review TOA’s withDispatch and ensures submissions as per "Transmission Operating Procedure TOP-08" and the “OutagePlaybook”.
•Monitor and control the outage plan. Manage changes for sudden unexpected events which may requirere-sequencing and re-submittal of the Approved Outage Plan for approval and TOA modifications.
•Working with the various teams, ensure compliance with National Grid standards, guidelines and policies.



Education & Experience Required:
•A minimum of Seven (10) years of progressive related electric utility or other related industry experience, withtransmission facilities construction management experience preferred. Five (5) years' experience in a supervisorycapacity preferred
•Microsoft Word and Microsoft Project or Equivalent
•Must have a valid Driver’s License
•Must be willing to travel to construction sites on a day to day basis, attend meetings
•Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Civil, Construction Management, or equivalent 10 years of relevantexperience is recommended.

•Extensive knowledge of construction management practices applicable to electrical utility transmission constructionand generation projects.
•Extensive knowledge of interconnected electrical system operations.
•Knowledge of government regulations, including OSHA, NESC, and industry codes affecting electric utilities.
•Knowledge of contract preparation, negotiations and administration.

•Working knowledge of budget preparation and administration.
•Demonstrated ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations.
•Demonstrated ability to read and interpret mechanical/electrical drawings, and technical manuals.
•Excellent written and verbal communications, including correspondence, reports, and other business documents.
•Working knowledge of best practices in safety policies and procedures.

This opportunity will offer

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst 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 toemploy 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 locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, 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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