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Principal - Engineer Electrical

Company: Avangrid
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

As part of AVANGRID Networks effort to improve the reliability and resiliency of the power grid, and support access for future clean energy projects, the Integrated Projects Principal Engineer will be leading Engineering of the Bulk Electric System Substations reinforcement and major Transmission projects.

The Principal Engineer in Projects organization is a reference position with responsibilities over the engineers of the Units, coordination with Process & Technology group on standards, interlocution with Transmission Planning and skilled support on the project development till it is closed out.

Position reports to the Integrated Director but will work day-to-day in cross functional project team and support project needs as dictated by the Managers and Director.

Responsibilities

  • Project engineering performance and overseeing including all phases such as: scoping and budgeting, conceptual engineering, contract management and design, engineering design, construction and closeout.
  • Perform standard and complex engineering analyses, designs and calculations.
  • Responsible for leading and creating new conceptual designs based on Avangrid Standards and overseeing the work of external detailed designer ensuring consistency among all the operating companies.
  • Ensure all engineering designs implemented by the company meet applicable company, local, state, and national codes and standards.
  • Utilize knowledge to influence and guide department engineers.
  • Provide technical leadership in most complex projects that have a wide impact on the business.
  • Mentor, develop and support team in technical skills.
  • SME for team.
  • Liaison/ direct contractors on company policy, standards and best practices.
  • Work independently with little supervision.

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Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required
  • Master's Degree required
  • +10 years minimum relevant experience

Technical Skills/Competencies:

  • Theoretical 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).
  • Practical engineering experience/application - Planning, Operations and Engineering Design, Construction, (e.g. field experience, standardization "Perform economic analyses of engineering alternatives, develop business cases and defend in front of stakeholders.").
  • Engineering documentation - Ability to adequately document and interpret engineering documentation.
  • Ability to review and approve engineering work done by others to ensure compliance with company standards, specifications, and contract requirements.
  • Knowledge of Regulatory and Compliance Environment- Local, State and Federal Regulatory Standards and requirements.

Functional/job/business specific Competencies:

  • Deep knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant output and incentive mechanisms.
  • Deep knowledge company, local, state, and national codes and standards.
  • Deep knowledge in Substations design is a must.
  • Deep knowledge in Distribution and Transmission Lines design.
  • Deep knowledge of Construction for utility environments or large corporations.

Preferred Qualifications: (Optional)

  • Professional Engineering License Preferred

Competencies

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

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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