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Senior Designer - Transmission Lines

Company: Avangrid
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Avangrid is seeking a Senior Designer to join their team in their Binghamton, NY location.

The Senior Designer in Projects organization is a designer/engineer/tech position with responsibilities over the portfolio of Lines projects, ensuring each project is engineered in compliance with regulations, company standards, and consistently across the board. This position reports to the Unit Manager, but the position will work day-to-day in cross functional project team and support project needs as dictated by the Project Manager and Unit Manager.


  • Assist Project Managers and Lead Engineers in capital project management including all phases such as: scoping and budgeting, conceptual, engineering, contract management and design, engineering design, construction and closeout. 
  • Conduct accounting and design tasks in SAP software including: creation of WBS numbers, creation of cost centers, entering of requisitions, issuing of PO’s, payment of invoices, creation of compatible unit work orders from engineered designs, and financial closeout of projects.
  • Maintain, & understand drawings (e.g. schematics, one-line diagrams, etc,).
  • Develop & specify equipment, assemble documents & other requirements for assignments of projects using depth & breadth of expertise in own discipline.
  • Ensure all engineering designs implemented by the company meet applicable company, local, state, and national codes and standards.
  • Ability to collaborate across departments.
  • Work independently although supervision might be required.

Skills and Requirements:  

Technical Skills/Competencies:

  • Theoretical Engineering knowledge - Planning, Operations and Engineering Design, Analytic, modeling & Calculation, understanding the business model; Global View of the Business (Values cross-functional collaboration, understands importance of growing knowledge and developing relationships and links across the organization)
  • Practical engineering experience/application - Planning, Operations and Engineering Design, Construction, (e.g. field experience, standardization "Perform economic analyses of engineering alternatives, develop business cases and defend in front of stakeholders.")
  • Engineering documentation – Ability to adequately document and interpret engineering documentation
  • Ability to review and approve engineering work done by others to ensure compliance with company standards, specifications, and contract requirements
  • Knowledge of Regulatory and Compliance Environment – Local, State and Federal Regulatory Standards and requirements.

Functional/job/business specific Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant output and incentive mechanisms.
  • Knowledge of company, local, state, and national codes and standards.
  • Competency in the use of MS Project, MS Office, SAP or equivalent software,
  • Knowledgeable in project management principles and concepts in an electric utility setting.

Transmission Lines:

  • Knowledge in Distribution and Transmission Lines design and construction for utility environments or large corporations.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Associates degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or relevant experience in the energy industry,
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least 7 years relevant project management and/or engineering experience,
  • Project Management Professional Certification ideal.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Develop self & others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
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 , Senior Designer - Transmission Lines, Other , Binghamton, New York

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