Lead Engineer, Protection and Control
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Avangrid is looking for a Lead Engineer - Protection and Control
to join their team in Portland, ME.
Responsible for the design, configuration, maintenance and renewal
of automation, data collection, protection & control equipment
subsystems on AVANGRID's electric delivery infrastructure in CMP
Central Maine Power , New York (NYSEG and RG&E). AVANGRID's
electric delivery system is approximately 8,600 miles of
transmission lines and 1,000 substations.
Engineering activities for electric transmission and substation
system protection projects to ensure safe, timely and
cost-effective completion. Conduct analysis, develop estimates and
apply engineering standards and criteria to drive the completion of
projects. Coordinate with other departments, vendors, and
consultants in order to complete projects in a timely and cost
Ensure all protection system designs meet applicable company,
local, state, and national codes and standards (NESC, FERC, NERC,
NPCC, NYISO, ISO-NE, NY PSC, ME PUC, CT PUC, etc.).
Perform engineering design, and analysis of the electric
transmission and substation protection systems in support of the
capital construction programs. Perform engineering calculations and
analysis. Review and approve detailed protection system settings,
developed both internally and by engineering consultants.
Management of compliance programs applicable to substation assets.
Act as subject matter expert during audits.
Serve as mentor in the technical development of lower level
engineers and cross-department employees.
Represent the company on regional and national committees.
Travel to worksites on an as needed basis
Education & Experience Required:
- 7 years of experience in Engineering or 4 years of experience
in Protection & Control
- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering / Technology.
- Registered Professional Engineer or ability to obtain
- Advanced knowledge of power system analysis and fundamentals of
- Knowledge of national standards, regulations, and compliance
requirements associated with power system protection.
- Experience with power system protection applications such as
ASPEN OneLiner, ASPEN Line Database.
- Knowledge of IEC-61850 standards.
- Knowledge of FERC/NERC/NPCC and state regulations.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, and
- Strong Electrical Design Experience.
- Able to perform protection coordination analysis.
- Proficiency and fluency in power system protection theory,
application, standards, design, and analysis.
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
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