Supervisor - Operations (UIE 63492) Orange, CT in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 19.07.2018
REFERENCE: 5096779801

Company: United Illuminating Electric
Department: T&D Operations and Maintenance
Job Title: Supervisor, Operations (UIE 63492) Orange, CT
Reports to: Director of T&D Operations and Maintenance
Location: Orange, CT
Salary Grade: H Region 1
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
UIL - 100 Orange

Will direct the day-to-day activities of operations engineers and technicians to ensure safe and reliable
Transmission and Distribution (T&D) operations.

Key Responsibilities:
Direct Operations personnel to complete assigned tasks, conversions, projects, etc.. Guide and mentor engineers
and technicians in Operations. Will conduct performance evaluations of direct reports. Anticipates & make
recommendations with respect to customer & stakeholder needs. Explains difficult concepts & influences others.
May be required to make presentations to regulatory/public entities. Direct others to resolve complex system
operating problems in non-std situations & develop creative solutions. Apply design stds., industry codes, design
criteria and UI polices/procedures (e.g. planned system outage and clearance requests). Serve as SME for
Operations. Review and evaluate proposals and projects. Interpret internal/external business issues and
recommend best practices and/or process improvements. Participate in Industry associations. Will review, analyze
and support planned construction projects, voltage conversions, maintenance activities and responses to system
disturbances, customer inquiries and emergency events related to the operation of the T&D System. Develop
needs statements & manage projects/processes/initiatives or teams in accordance with applicable UI guidelines.
Coordinate phases of Operations work for assigned portions of a project/program (e.g. clearance requests). Uses in
depth knowledge to interpret processes and standards related to Operations such as NESC and NERC/CIP.
Represents Operations on projects, task forces and studies (e.g. EEI, ECNE,EPRI, ISO). Perform detailed, complex
system analyses to support planning and engineering using standard methodology & principles & other viable
approaches. Develop alternate methods or design concepts to resolve problems or to improve processes/services.
Possess a depth and breath of experience in transmission and distribution operations along with knowledge of
internal/external business and regulatory issues (e.g. design criteria, standards, NESC, NERC/CIP). Maintains
knowledge of leading edge techniques or technology through participation in professional associations. Able to

explain difficult concepts and influence others to change. Able to communicate orally or in writing to regulatory
and/or public entities. Ability to direct a team and mentor others. Demonstrated performance as an Electric System
Operations Engineer.

Requires a bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET (or equivalent) accredited
college/university, 7 years experience performing engineering duties or an AS degree with 11 years experience
performing engineering duties. Specialized advanced training is required or will be obtained within 2 years (e.g. PTI,
WPI, ECNE PUI, a graduate level engineering degree).

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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