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Lead Engineer, Electrical Planning and Design

Location: Syracuse
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

About us National Grid is hiring an Electrical Engineer for a position within the Protection Engineering Department at 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 To provide technical expertise and support from an engineering perspective to ensure effective National Grid operations. Lead Protection Engineers perform a wide range of duties including network fault and protection coordination studies, relay setting development and protection reviews to provide complex system protection designs for small-and large-scale projects. This to ensure effective system operation and support for other National Grid business units with appropriate technical expertise to meet local needs. They may also perform complex disturbance investigations in order to recommend corrective action or to prevent recurring problems. May also develop protection policy, support regulatory audit activities and participate on protection industry committees. Mentoring is utilized as a key aspect of professional development and job performance. Key Accountabilities Independently collate and analyze data using ASPEN OneLiner, WaveWin, symmetrical components, and manufacturer equipment software in order to support the department--s decision-making process and capital construction program. Execute instructions and requests, plan and organize resources and make appropriate arrangements to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and in line with relevant policies and processes. Provide protection design and perform coordination and short circuit engineering studies, analysis and disturbance investigations, under supervision, in order to recommend corrective action in problem areas, or to prevent problems Test and challenge existing procedures and highlight areas for improvement in order to ensure they are robust. Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to obtain and share information that will benefit National Grid. Undertake specific tasks of varying complexity in order to support colleagues in the design of technical solutions. Build upon technical/professional skills within own area of specialism or of other processes in order to continually grow your personal contribution to the business. Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required Able to motivate, counsel, coach, and develop direct reports and others. Experience establishing clearly defined goals and standards of employee performance. Qualifications A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering program. Emphasis in electric power is a plus. At least 8 years-- work experience Good working knowledge of industry standards, safety standards, and existing electrical design codes. Proficient MS Office computer skills (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) Ability to physically navigate in and around an electrical substation. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Proven interpersonal and written communication skills. Professional Engineers (PE) License (or ability to obtain within 1 yr.) is preferred. Valid Driver--s License required. 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 , Lead Engineer, Electrical Planning and Design, Engineering , Syracuse, New York

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