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Lead Engineer- Electrical Distribution Engineer

Company: Avangrid
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Avangrid is seeking aLead Electrical Distribution Engineerto join their team in Binghamton, NYlocation.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing engineering expertise to Region, Service Centers, and other company personnel for the planning, design, operation, and maintenance of the Distribution System. Leads the engineering analysis of the electrical distribution system to properly serve new customer loads. Ensures safe and efficient operation of the distribution system, and resolves technical issues affecting the distribution system. Evaluates delivery system performance. Applies and interprets company, industry, local, state, national codes, tariffs, and standards, and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. Interprets and administers company policies and procedures relating to personnel, industrial relations, service extensions, safety, accounting, and purchasing. Investigates and resolves customer inquiries.


  • Performs engineering analyses of the electric distribution system to serve new customer loads. Completes distribution system reliability studies, contingency plans, reviews capital budget project proposals, prepares NPVs, determines correction of circuit electrical operating deficiencies, etc. Conducts capacity analyses of key substation equipment. (50%, P)
  • Conducts in depth engineering evaluations of distribution materials, selects proper materials, applications, equipment for approval, and conducts material failure analyses. May aid customer service groups on power quality uses including investigation, analysis and mitigation. (10%, P)
  • Performs flicker analysis for large customer motors. Analyzes the impact of customer-interconnected distributed generation. May provide fuse-recloser coordination service including the review and updating of coordination schemes. (10%, P)
  • Recommends necessary system improvement and/or construction projects and provides all necessary documents for those projects. (15%, P)
  • Develops and implements electric reliability plans, Prepares reports and feasibility studies for submission to management. (5%, S)
  • Interprets and administers company policies and procedures relating to personnel, industrial relations, service extensions, safety, accounting, and purchasing. (5%, S)
  • This position will assign a storm role and be expected to support Avangrid in storm restoration efforts. This includes travel throughout Avangrid as needed. (5%, S)Education Experience Required:
    • Bachelors degree with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience required.
    • Project management and supervisory experience is preferred.
    • Knowledge of distribution design required.
    • Completion of Engineer-in-Training (EIT) is preferred (where applicable).
    • Professional Engineer license is required (where applicable).Skills/Abilities:
      • Proactive and results oriented.
      • Demonstrated leadership skills.
      • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.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 Worlds Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit

        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- Electrical Distribution Engineer, Professions , Binghamton, New York

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