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Lead Engineer - Standards

Company:  NY STATE ELECTRIC & GAS C
Location: 

Orange, CT, US Augusta, ME, US Vestal, NY, US US-NY, NY, US

Company

Company

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 www.avangrid.com

 

 

Purpose

The lead engineer will have a central role in developing tranmission construction and design standards for the company's electrical overhead and underground lines.  Will be required to write engineering specifications for electrical equipment, create material specifications for various items (concrete products, poles, transformers, cables, etc) and develop a strong technical knowledge base to serve as a technical advisor (SME) for electric equipment such as cables, conductors, structures, switchgear, etc.  The engineer will lead teams/projects that solve complex transmission equipment/design problems taking a broad perspective to idnetify innovative solutions.  ABle to work independently with only administrative and general direction from supervision with guidance on only the most complex tasks.

Responsibilities

Perform detailed, complex engineering analysis, designs and calculations using standardmethodology & principles & other viable approaches. Develop alternative methods or design concepts to resolve problems or to improove processess/services.  Solve unique standards engineering problems, utilitizes a board prospective to identify innovative solutions (forensic, analysis, material evaluations & applications and construction standards. Preparare, maintain & understand drawings (schematics, one-line diagrams), develop and specify equipment, assemble documents & other requirements for assignments of complex level of difficulty using in depth expertise in own discipline.  Serve as a SME for tranmission equipment (cable, transformers, reclosers, switches, ploes, fues and concrete products) and anticipate internal/external business issues and recoomend process improvements. Participate in industry association, acts as a faciliator, mentor & review work for others. Lead engineering teams to complete assigned tasks and projects, assist in guiding and mentoring engineers in standard engineering methodology and lead other s in resolving complex decision in non-standard situations & develop solutions.  Posses an in depth of knowledge and interprets processes and standards related to electrical equipment. Make recommendations for improvement and put forth best practicies where appropriate.  Develop business cases & manage project/processes/initiatives or teams in accordance with applicable ccompany guidelines.

Competencies

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

Skills and Requirements

Bachelors degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or related discipline from an ABT accredited college/university.  7 years experience performing engineering duties. Specialized advanced training is also required or graduate level engineering dregree.  A professional engineer's licesnse is desirable, but not required.  Working knowledge of CAD, SAP, PLS CAD, CYME Model, high/ low voltage cables, ovedrhead cables and conductors.

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

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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