Avangrid is seeking a Protection and Control Engineer to join their team in Orange, CT location.
Responsible for electric system protection technology platforms in Connecticut (United Illuminating), Maine (Central Maine Power and Maine Electric Power Company) and New York (NYSEG and RG&E), including standards, training, and communication. The electric delivery system in Maine contains approximately 2,600 miles of transmission lines & 317 substations. The electric delivery system in New York contains approximately 5,600 miles of transmission lines & 621 substations (for a total of 8,200 miles and 965 substations).
Consult and guide for project engineers on protection engineering for electric transmission and substation system protection projects to ensure system reliability and safety. Guide engineering studies to evaluate equipment, system effectiveness, and protection system operations.
Lead and guide the Protection Engineering group across AVANGRID in their technical training and development. Evaluate and implement new and advanced technology platforms to increase reliability and efficiency.
Ensure all protection system standards and designs meet applicable company, local, state, and national codes and standards (IEC, IEEE, NESC, FERC, NERC, NPCC, NYISO, ISO-NE, NY PSC, and ME PUC).
Liaison across Operating Companies, across global affiliates, with different departments, and with outside groups and agencies. Contributes to the development of System Protection strategy.
Major Roles & Responsibilities
Cross Company Responsibility: As the primary protection engineering expert within the USA organization, provide a high level of consultation on diverse and highly complex problems, and on emerging technological, regulatory, or political issues. Work across Operating Companies, global affiliates, and with different departments both within and outside the organization.
Education & Experience Required:
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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