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Engineer

Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Location: La Fayette
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

As part of National Grid's continued commitment to safety, all new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or medical reason can request a reasonable accommodation.About usNational Grid is hiring an Engineer for our NY Substation Engineering & Design department in Syracuse, NY. -
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 PurposeTo support successful and on-time delivery of substation projects including supporting the capital investment plan, distribution and transmission interconnection projects, and other emerging work or new technologies. Substation projects include equipment replacement, asset separation, rebuilds and greenfield (new) substations.
-Key AccountabilitiesPosition Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Perform engineering calculations, studies, preliminary engineering, and detailed final design engineering for transmission and distribution class substations up to and including 345kV
  • Provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplined project teams consisting of internal and external design resources
  • Coordinate with design consultants and interface with internal design staff
  • Manage consultants' work, ensuring compliance and technical adequacy against approved standards
  • Development of standards and procedures
  • Support construction and project closeout activitiesQualifications
    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering program required
    • 2+ years professional electrical engineering experience required
    • FE preferred
    • Master's degree preferred
    • Knowledge of Bentley Microstation, AUTO-CAD, Microsoft Project, CDEGS, Primavera and/or other similar software tools preferred
    • Knowledge of substation construction and maintenance techniques, Electric utility operation practices, Substation materials, Grounding and Lightning study analysis, IEEE, ANSI, NFPA 70, ASTM, NESC and the NYS Building Code preferred
    • Proven strong problem solving analytical and organizational skills required
    • Proven interpersonal and written communication skills required
    • Proficiency with MS Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word required
    • Valid driver's license requiredThis position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience. -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 (NE POWER), Syracuse , Engineer, Engineering , La Fayette, New York

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