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
Responsible for distributed generation interconnections in Maine
(Central Maine Power), New York (NYSEG and RG&E), and/or
The engineer will lead teams/projects that solve complex
problems taking a broad perspective to identify innovative
solutions. Able to work independently with guidance on only the
most complex tasks. Participates and represents UI on industry
associations. Follow updates in research and development in the
power industry, specifically in the area of distributed energy
resources, through training and industry associations.
Applies and interprets company, local, state, and national codes
and standards and ensures Compliance with regulatory requirements.
Conducts feasibility studies, completes estimates and develops
Perform detailed, complex engineering analyses, designs and
calculations using standard methodology & principles & other viable
approaches. Develop alternate methods or design concepts to resolve
problems or to improve processes/services.
Solves complex Distributed Generation (DG) problems. Utilizes a
broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. (e.g. Customer
generators, photovoltaic systems, fuel cells).
Approve, maintain, & understand drawings (e.g. schematics,
one-line diagrams). Develop & specify equipment, assemble documents
& other requirements for assignments of complex level of difficulty
using depth & breadth of expertise in own discipline.
Serve as SME for generator interconnections. Interpret
internal/external business issues and recommend best practices
and/or process improvements. Participate in Industry
Lead teams, mentor & review engineering work of others.
Anticipate & make recommendations with respect to customer &
stakeholder needs. Explain difficult concepts & influences others.
May be required to make presentations to regulatory/public
Lead project teams to complete assigned tasks. Assist in guiding
and mentoring engineers in design and engineering development.
Manage and provides direction for resources outside of the
Lead others to specify & design systems to resolve complex
problems in non-std. situations & develop creative solutions.
Independently apply design stds, industry codes, design criteria,
guidelines & UI polices/procedures.
Possesses an in depth knowledge and interprets processes and
standards related to DG. Recommends solutions and best practices
where appropriate. Represents Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
Engineering on projects, task forces and studies.
Develop business cases & manage projects/processes/initiatives
or teams in accordance with applicable UI guidelines. Coordinate
phases of engineering for assigned portions of a
Forecast, plan, schedule, monitor, control budget/estimates,
construction plans and material orders. Assist in the management of
resource allocation including developing forecasts and plans to
insure adequate resources are available.
Possess a depth and breadth of experience in distributed
generation and knowledge of internal/external business and
Maintains knowledge of leading edge techniques or technology
through participation in professional associations. Able to explain
difficult concepts and influence others to change. Able to
communicate orally or in writing to regulatory and/or public
entities. Able to lead a Team or mentor others.
Job Requirements Education & Experience Required:
5 - 8 years of experience in Engineering.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET (or
equivalent) accredited college/university.
Advanced knowledge of distributed energy resources.
Knowledge of national and international standards, regulations,
and compliance requirements associated with distributed energy
Experience with single-line diagrams and site plan layout
Education & Experience Preferred:
Registered Professional Engineer or ability to obtain
Experience with three-line diagrams and control schematics.
Experience with circuit modelling software applications such as
Knowledge of IEEE 1547 standards.
Knowledge of FERC/NERC/NPCC and state regulations.
Specialized advanced training is also preferred (e.g. PTI, WPI ,
ECNE PUI, or a graduate level engineering degree).
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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