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Engineer - System Planning (CMP) 65203) Augusta, ME, US
AVANGRID, Inc • Augusta, ME
Posted 16 days ago
Publication date: 26.12.2018 REFERENCE: 5099481304
Company: ASC Department: Transmission Planning Job Title: Engineer - System Planning Reports to: Manager, Transmission Planning Location: Augusta, ME, US
Business and Department USA ,
Description Job Summary & Major Roles & Responsibilities Scope of work, main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:
Education & Experience Required:
Transmission Planning team would include collaborating, performing, and leading reliability and/or market driven studies across our operating companies and beyond including voltage, thermal, PV, transfer limit, short circuit, and stability assessments. Our planners not only interact with internal teams but also become active with their industry peers on regional activities (e.g. NPCC, ISO’s, etc.). Each planner has the freedom to work independently while being given opportunities to lead, all while receiving constant support from and collaborating with other team members across Avangrid. A familiarity with various planning standards (e.g. NERC, NPCC, etc.) and planning software packages such as PSS/E and TARA is certainly a plus; however, most importantly we are looking for a collaborative, technical and innovative power systems engineer with good communications skills that wants to be part of a highly effective team. Our planning team also places a high value on other related experiences in the electrical power industry such as substation design, construction and protection and control systems. III. Job Description: Collaborate, perform, and lead reliability and/or economic driven studies including voltage, thermal, PV, transfer limit, short circuit, and stability assessments. Analyze and assess complex transmission systems at numerous voltage levels. Document and communicate results and recommendations as appropriate including data manipulation, report writing, and summary presentations. Continually strive to innovate and integrate improvements to increase the precision and efficiency of transmission
planning. Strive to seek out and develop subject matter expert skills as necessary to mentor and support the team to aid in the advancement of business needs. Collaborate and interact with internal teams and industry peers on regional activities (e.g. NPCC, ISO’s, etc.). Develop and apply a thorough understanding of various planning criteria, guidelines, standards (e.g. NERC, NPCC, etc.) and analysis software packages such as PSS/E, TARA, and ASPEN. Participate in transmission and substation site inspections, attend industry workshops, training, and user group meetings as needs arise.
Requirements Job Requirements, Education, Skills & Abilities Required Education: BSEE required with additional consideration given to applicants with Advanced Degrees or Certifications (e.g. MSEE, PE, etc.)
Required Experience: 3-5 yrs (industry related)
This opportunity will offer AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.
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