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Con Edison Engineer (2L) - Distribution Engineering Cable Systems Engineering in Astoria, New York

Engineer (2L) - Distribution Engineering Cable Systems Engineering

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Posting Expiration Date: May 22, 2024

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $100000

Maximum Salary: $135000

Organization: Engineering & Planning

Department: Distribution Engineering

Section: ENG PLAN Distribution Cable Sy

Location: NY-Astoria-Astoria Transformer Shop

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Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Analyze trends and data, provide executive summaries, and make recommendations for Capital / O&M programs/ projects to improve performance of cable systems.

  • Apply specifications or job knowledge to develop new ideas or further improve the functionality of existing equipment designs, or procedures.

  • Develop business cases for programs and projects recommending replacement or maintenance strategies for existing cable assets and systems.

  • Incorporate safety rules, regulations or code requirements when updating and preparing engineering specifications.

  • Build relationships with stakeholders to reinforce Engineering guidance and identify opportunities to leverage advanced analytics, dashboard or apps to drive business solutions.

  • Review procurement bid proposals, prepare technical evaluation reports, or design drawings, as needed.

  • Reinforce operational excellence when providing guidance to personnel on operational problems. Participate and present at Standards Committee meetings, related Construction/ Business forums, as needed.

  • Perform root cause of failure analysis of failed equipment to provide engineering recommendations to mitigate recurrences. Document and communicate findings as required.

  • Assist Electric Operations on assessing system contingency events; compile detailed information; and submit event summary reports or failure analysis.

  • Represent Con Edison as a subject matter expert or as a Technical Advisor or in the development of industry standards committees (i.e., IEEE, EPRI, AEIC, etc.).

  • Mentor and collaborate with incoming

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Engineering and minimum of 3 years work experience is required Engineer (2L) or

  • Master's Degree Engineering and minimum of 2 years work experience is required Engineer (2L)

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) and minimum of 3 years work relate experience is required Engineer (2L)

Relevant Work Experience

  • Comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment and working with Engineers or field personnel standardizing work practices and procedures Required

  • Engineering experience including technical knowledge of Con Edison's electric network distribution system (i.e., Underground, Overhead, and URD) Required

  • Reviewing and developing Engineering specifications or procedures Required

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, presentation, written and oral communication skills Strong organizational, interpersonal, presentation, written and oral communication skills Required

  • Experience reviewing electrical one-line diagrams, schematics or equipment outline drawings outline Required

  • Experience scheduling and controlling small to moderately complex projects and assignments across different working groups Required

  • Experience with electrical distribution cables or equipment (Underground) Required

  • Experience with databases, dashboards, Python or related data analytics tools Required

  • Familiarity with applicable cable industry standards relating to equipment design, installation, and or clearances Preferred

  • Familiarity performing root cause failure analysis of failed equipment Preferred

  • Experience working in analytical software (i.e. CYME/CYMCAP) Preferred

Skills & Ability

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion

  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents

  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for the duration of the workday

  • Ability to read small print and symbols

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

  • Must be willing and able to travel to company facilities and/or street work locations. Field visits may require use of company vehicle and will require appropriate use of PPE (hard hat, safety harness, safety shoes, flame retardant clothing, etc)

  • Must be willing and able to don PPE and enter underground manhole or vault, if needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

  • For technical issues, please contact us at [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.