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Lead Offshore Wind - Onshore Engineering


Boston, MA, US



About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit



Company Description

Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), is a leading developer, owner and operator of renewable energy facilities in the United States with an eight-gigawatt portfolio of onshore wind and solar projects across 22 states. Avangrid Renewables’ offshore wind business is pioneering this new industry with a development pipeline of five gigawatts off the East Coast. Our offshore portfolio consists of the first-in-the-nation joint venture project Vineyard Wind, which will deliver 800 MW of clean energy into Massachusetts starting in 2023; Park City Wind, an 804 MW project to serve the state of Connecticut; Commonwealth Wind at 1,200 MW and Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind that has the potential to deliver 2,500 MW of clean energy into Virginia and North Carolina. We aspire to be the employer of choice by providing purposeful and challenging work revolutionizing the renewable energy industry in the United States. This role will be part of a team developing, designing, constructing and operating large scale offshore wind projects which will provide affordable, clean energy and will have a transformational impact on local communities.  Avangrid Renewables’ offshore business is located in Boston, Massachusetts.  

Avangrid is part of the IBERDROLA Group, a global energy pioneer with the largest renewable asset base of any company in the world. Avangrid employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies – a list of America’s best corporate citizens – and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute.


The Deputy Onshore Package Manager will assist in the management of the substation, underground transmission line and horizontal directional drilling contracts throughout the project life cycle (design, tendering, construction, commissioning, and handover to O&M) for the Commonwealth Wind Project and Park City Wind Project.  Principal activities will be the development, implementation and management of the key contracts, interfaces and stakeholder engagement for the projects.  

The role would require the day-to-day coordination with development, procurement, engineering, transmission and interconnection team, contract management, PMO, construction, commissioning, O&M to capture, analyse risk in the project programs and communicate this information in a meaningful way to the larger project team. The role reports to the Onshore Package Manager and Grid Department Director.

Coordinating and managing inputs external and internal stakeholders and effectively managing multiple business drivers in a high pressure and dynamic business is essential.  It is therefore essential the successful candidate is able to establish, foster and maintain team spirit and morale through periods of intense workload and activity. 


  • Experience within a delivery orientated environment for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the onshore works of an offshore wind project through the pre-delivery, delivery and operation transition phases.
  • Significant “hands-on experience” within a delivery project management environment ideally in a commercially focused utility service and/or delivery business.
  • Experience working closely with development and permitting leads in contributing to permit filings, testimony and participating in public meetings.
  • Experience dealing with federal, state, local regulatory authorities and requirements and ensuring project compliance 
  • High degree of competency in future planning. Proven experience in delivery and contracting management and programming.
  • Significant experience in leading tendering processes, contract negotiations and detailed commercial delivery contracts for owner supplied equipment, enabling contracts, and balance of plant contracts.
  • Experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental regulations associated with delivery of onshore works.
  • Proactive people manager, leader and motivator.
  • Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Project Directors and Senior Management. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the project and business.
  • Ability to work, manage teams and manage decision making process under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and see/ anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implement mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems. 
  • Innovative and creative thinking.
  • Problem solving – dealing with conflicting requirements.
  • Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles. 
  • High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change. 
  • Contribute (or ensure resources are available) to early development projects (large packages), providing key knowledge to development teams on build ability / delivery issues.
  • Organise and manage teams for the delivery of the packages and project.
  • Advice on the impact of technical/specialist risks and issues and the viability of solutions recommended.
  • Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, taking into account all relevant risks.
  • Ensure that all recommendations are documented and sufficient due diligence exists to support decisions (whether internal or external diligence).

Skills and Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 to 8 years of experience working in utility or renewables industry.
  • Proven experience managing large packages 
  • Experience working on large, complex power projects.
  • Experience leading and interacting with cross-functional teams.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, preferably electrical or civil engineering discipline
  • PE, PMP, or Chartered Engineer preferred.




  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Our Selection Process


Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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Nearest Major Market: Boston

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