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Analyst - Gas Engineering

Company:  ROCHESTER GAS & ELEC CORP
Location: 

Rochester, 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

Under the supervision and guidance of engineering staff, provide technical support for planning, design, operation and maintenance of the gas distribution and transmission systems.  Understand and apply fundamental engineering principles, industry knowledge and regulatory standards to assist in the development of engineered solutions and recommendations to enhance the safety and reliability of the natural gas networks.
 

Responsibilities

Primarily work on updating, maintaining and rebuilding the gas system hydraulic models that are used to perform network analysis of the transmission and distribution systems.  This includes gathering, manipulating, evaluating and working with large amounts of data; soliciting information across various company functions and groups; utilizing hydraulic software (Synergi) and software components such as Model-Builder and CMM.
Assist in performing engineering analysis of the gas distribution and transmission systems to serve existing customer loads and develop infrastructure replacements to improve system reliability and safety and meet regulatory requirements. Develop short and long-term plans to meet system requirements. 
Support Regulator Station Program by maintaining and updating gate station, regulator station and primary valve records.  Assist with development of engineering reports, presentations and documentation.
 

Competencies

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

Skills and Requirements

Skills and Requirements
Technical Skills/Competencies
•General Engineering knowledge - Planning, Operations and Engineering Design, Analytic, modeling & Calculation, understanding the business model; Global View of the Business (Values cross-functional collaboration, understands importance of growing knowledge and developing relationships and links across the organization)
•Computer skills – Ability to learn and utilize new engineering specific software.  Strong understanding of database programs (Access, Oracle, etc.).  
•Engineering documentation – Ability to adequately document and interpret engineering documentation
•Knowledge of Regulatory and Compliance Environment – Local, State and Federal Regulatory Standards and requirements

Education & Experience Required:

•Associates Degree in Technical Field preferred.
•Minimum 1 - 5 years of technical experience in engineering and/or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience in related work, with emphasis on fluid mechanics and modeling.
•Experience with manipulating large amounts of data and working with database programs and GIS software.
 

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


Nearest Major Market: Rochester

Job Segment: Gas, Energy

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