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Lead Engineer, Dispatch & ECC - Hiring Now

Company: Avangrid
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Avangrid is seeking a Lead Engineer, Dispatch & ECC to join their team in their Binghamtom, NY location.

Position provides technical guidance, review and approval of engineering work and engineering support to maintain the safe and reliable operation of the Company’s electric transmission and distribution systems under normal, maintenance and emergency operating conditions.

Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and technical information to Operators, operating staff, and other engineering areas for planned maintenance outages and emergency outage conditions including after hour availability and storm duty.
  • Validate network model database and utilize energy management/control system analysis tools (state estimator, dispatcher load flow & contingency analysis) to evaluate reliability impacts of proposed & actual transmission and generation outages, and select and recommend operating alternatives necessary to meet reliability objectives.
  • Review, validate and correct operating information  included on real time operating displays and for Substation Operating Instructions so that accurate operating information is utilized.
  • Represent Company on ISO committees and at other industry organizations. Ensure and recommend issues that enable efficient and reliable operation of Company’s electric power system.

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Technology or related field of study.
  • A minimum of 5 years of related experience is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of transmission system operations, energy control system operations, power system network model content, use of load flow tools for electric power system network analysis, and load forecasting is preferred.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Results and proactive oriented.
  • Effective communication (writing, listening, speaking), interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure.
  • Team player and a high level of attention to detail.

About the Company

AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Avangrid, Binghamton , Lead Engineer, Dispatch & ECC - Hiring Now, Other , Binghamton, New York

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