Lead Engineer - Electric Maintenance Eng

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Job Summary

Under minimal supervision, provides technical support and direction on efforts to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain the transmission and distribution system to provide desired reliability levels. Acts as project manager and works closely with management to ensure that the plans, proposals and objectives of the group align with the goals and objectives of the Company.


•Solves complex and unique T&D engineering problems. (5%,S)
•Control budget/estimates, maintenance plans & manages contracts.(15%,P)
•Provides technical expertise, direction and leadership for T&D network equipment to ensure the safety and reliability of the electric system.(10%,P)
•Performs engineering economic studies and compares alternative plans for system growth, improvements or enhancements.(15%,P)
•Performs research and cost evaluation analysis on new product and procedure technologies to ensure the lowest possible customer cost for the service desired.(10%,S)
•Provides quality assurance for material used in construction activities and failure analysis for defective components or system and equipment mis-operations.(5%,S)
•Manages the identification and classification of capital improvements and subsequent inclusion in the associated capital budget. (15%,P)
•Oversees the completion of special investigations, assignments or technical assistance, as required.(15%,P)
•Performs additional activities such as development and delivery of technical training, development of maintenance programs, maintenance specifications and practices, equipment assessment, technical support, and development of equipment specifications.(5%,S)
•Coordinates the development of power delivery system reliability, design and construction standards.(5%,S)

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology or equivalent experience. MS or MBA preferred
At least 5 years of experience in system protection engineering, power system engineering or project management
Certification: Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred.

• Highly developed verbal and written communications skills.
• Effective in managing multiple priorities and an effective team player.



  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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