Company: AVANGRID, Inc.
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of
wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in
terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost
100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the
United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID),
Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France,
with a workforce of more than 35,000 people. Iberdrola is leading
the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its
investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy
storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most
advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean
energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions
and an international benchmark for its contribution to
sustainability and the fight against climate change. Job Summary
Responsible for high voltage, medium voltage, and low voltage
transmission and distribution line designs for all operating
companies in Avangrid Networks. Line design includes structural or
electrical calculations, routing, and preparation of engineering
drawings. --The electric delivery system in Maine contains
approximately 2,600 miles of transmission lines & 317 substations.
The electric delivery system in New York contains approximately
5,600 miles of transmission lines & 621 substations. The electric
delivery system in Connecticut contains approximately 130 miles of
transmission lines and 28 bulk electric supply substations.
--Position reports to the Unit Manager Line Projects, but will work
day-to-day in a cross functional project team and support project
needs as dictated by the Avangrid project manager(s).
Responsibilities ---Capital project engineering performance
including all phases such as: scoping and budgeting, conceptual
engineering, contract management and design, engineering design,
construction and closeout.
---Responsible for leading and creating new conceptual designs and
overseeing the work of external detailed designers.
---Undertake transmission line design using software in PLSCADD and
---Proactively identify and perform special projects and studies
that innovatively solve unique and complex problems with broad
impact to the business. Develop alternate methods or design
concepts to resolve unique problems or to improve
---Solve unique and complex engineering problems. Identify
---Oversee engineering studies to evaluate equipment and system
performance and effectiveness, and analyze operational issues in
support of system reliability and operational efficiency.
---Develop and validate information needed for engineering analyses
and applying engineering judgment to solve technical problems,
---Ensure all engineering designs meet applicable company, local,
state, and national codes and standards,
---Represent the company on regional and national committees when
#LI-DG1 Skills and Requirements ---Bachelor's degree in Engineering
with 5 years' relevant experience required.
---Professional Engineering License Preferred.
---Engineering/Professional qualification or equivalent
---Experience in the delivery of projects, as necessary.
---Relevant network construction and operational experience to
include field inspections.
---Computer literacy. Required Skills
-----Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills to decipher
unique technical and analytical problems,
---Proven ability to lead and manage projects,
---Strong communication and interpersonal skills to articulate
highly technical concepts,
---Strong management and leadership skills, ability to drive change
and adoption of new technologies.
---Knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant
output and incentive mechanisms.
---General contract, commercial and regulatory awareness with the
ability to balance effective and efficient customer service and
project delivery, ensuring maximum return on investment.
---Track record of effective stakeholder and customer service
engagement and management.
---Ability to communicate and present information effectively at
---Ability to manage competing priorities using sound engineering
and financial judgment to determine optimal solutions
---Awareness and understanding of key business drivers
---Ability to devise solutions to both to common and complex
---Where appropriate, technical and operational experience in a
relevant engineering role within a utility environment.
---Where required, knowledge of:
---Construction and maintenance standards in accordance with
---Engineering standards and specifications up to 345kV Routine
-----CAD Drafting - Expert
---Company Procedures, Processes and Standards - Expert
---Construction and Outage Sequencing - Expert
---Industry Codes, Standards, and Regulations- Expert
---PLS-CADD Modeling - Expert
---Project Scoping and Estimating - Expert
---Technical Writing and Communication - Expert
--- Unique Technical Skills:
---Foundation Design - Expert or Competent
---Overhead Transmission Line Layout - Expert or Competent
---Surveying - Expert or Competent
---Transmission Equipment Specifications - Expert or Competent
---Transmission Line Maintenance - Expert or Competent
---Transmission Material Selection - Expert or Competent
---Transmission Service Specifications - Expert or Competent
---Underground Transmission Line Design - Expert or Competent --- 2
of the unique technical skills listed above must be at the expert
- Develop Self & Others
- Empower to grow
- Collaborate and Share
- Be a role model
- Focus to achieve results
- Be agile 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
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Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford
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