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Lead Engineer - Standards
AVANGRID, Inc • Rochester, NY
Posted 5 days ago
Possess in depth experience in electric distribution standards
engineering and knowledge of internal/external business and regulatory
issues. 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.
The engineer will have a central role in developing distribution
construction and design standards for AVANGRID’s electrical overhead and
underground lines. Write engineering specifications for electrical
equipment. Create material specifications for various items; such as
concrete products, poles, transformers, cable, etc. Work independently
with only administrative and general direction from supervision. Develop
a strong technical knowledge base to serve as technical advisor (SME)
for electric equipment such as cables, conductors, structures,
switchgear, etc. Follow updates in research and developments taking
place in the power industry, through training and industry associations.
The engineer will lead teams/projects that solve complex distribution
equipment/design problems taking a broad perspective to identify
innovative solutions. Able to work independently with guidance on only
the most complex tasks. Participates and represents AVANGRID’s on
Industry associations. Mentor other employees.
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
Skills and Requirements
Duties: Solves unique standards engineering problems. Utilizes a broad
prospective to identify innovative solutions. E.g. forensic analysis,
material evaluations, material applications and construction standards.
Prepare, maintain, & understand drawings (e.g. schematics, one-line
diagrams). Develop & specify equipment, assemble documents & other
requirements for assignments of complex level of difficulty using in
depth expertise in own discipline.
Duties: Serve as SME for distribution equipment (e.g. cable,
transformers, switches, poles and concrete products). Anticipates
internal/external business issues and recommend process improvements.
Participate in Industry associations. Acts as a facilitator, mentor &
review engineering work of others. Anticipates & make recommendations
with respect to customer & stakeholder needs. Explains difficult
concepts & influences others.
Duties: Lead engineering teams to complete assigned tasks and projects.
Assist in guiding and mentoring engineers in standards engineering
methodology. Leads others to analyze and resolve complex problems in
non-standard situations & develop creative solutions. Independently
apply design standards, industry codes, design criteria, guidelines &
Duties: Possesses an in depth of knowledge and interprets processes and
standards related to electrical equipment. Recommends solutions and best
practices where appropriate. Represents Standards on projects, task
forces and studies.
Develop business cases & manage projects/processes/initiatives or teams
in accordance with applicable AVANGRID guidelines. Coordinate phases of
engineering for assigned portions of a project/program.
Each employee must accept responsibility for their own safety and health
as well as the safety and health of their fellow employees
Requires a bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET
accredited college/university, 7 years’ experience performing
engineering duties. Specialized advanced training is also required or
graduate level engineering degree. A professional engineer’s license is
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