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Senior Engineer, Substation

Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA
Location: La Fayette
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

About us National Grid is hiring a Senior Engineer, Substation in our Syracuse, NY location. Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry. To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business. Job Purpose Develop solutions, reports, and design documents to support substation modifications and construction. Projects include modifications to existing sites as well as greenfield locations for new substation builds. Lead a multi-discipline team of engineers and designers to meet project deliverables. Substations range from large transmission facilities to small distribution substations up to and including 345 kV. Key Accountabilities Perform preliminary engineering evaluations, develop project scope and schedule to support business strategy and capital investments. Perform engineering calculations and studies to support project scope. Lead multi-disciplined engineering team, providing support to project manager and project delivery process, to deliver project assignments. Prepare comprehensive written and oral reports of technical challenges, investigative findings, and recommended solutions. Participate in project estimating and economic analysis as needed. Interface with internal design staff on construction document development. Review drawings associated with projects, including manufacturers' equipment. Manage consultant contracted work, ensuring compliance and technical adequacy against company standards and project scope. Participate in the development of standards and procedures. Support construction and project closeout activities. Provide technical guidance, support and coaching to others. Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required Able to lead and supervise a project team or virtual teams to achieve business objectives. Qualifications Minimum 6 years work experience. A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering program. Coursework related to three-phase AC power, transformers, and electrical machines. Basic knowledge on some industry standards and/or codes (IEEE, NESC, NEC, etc.) Quality oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally to the organization. Proficient MS Office computer skills (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.). Ability to physically navigate in and around an electrical substation. Must have a valid driver--s license with acceptable driving history. More Information National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

Keywords: NATIONAL GRID CO USA, Syracuse , Senior Engineer, Substation, Engineering , La Fayette, New York

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