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Avangrid Distribution Engineer in Augusta, Maine

Distribution Engineer



Augusta, ME, US



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.


POSITION – Union: Distribution Engineer (22709) Augusta, ME


LOCATION: CMP-ME-Augusta General Office


Primary responsibility for all distribution system engineering and technical expertise to Field Operations in the areas of planning, design, operations and maintenance of the distribution system. Provides technical consulting for various company departments and external entities. Performs complex engineering analyses and calculations, including engineering economics, related to a wide variety of distribution system requirements. Acts as consultant for engineering related services to a variety of company departments and external entities.

  • Engineering of distribution system improvement projects which include proposed solutions for problems and planning for future loads.

  • Reviewing distribution work orders for scope and technical issues such as correct size, parts, pieces, wire, transformers, etc. for compliance with applicable standards, codes and engineering practices.

  • Performing engineering analyses for distribution protection recloser settings, in consideration of optimizing fuse size requirements and minimizing recloser operations.

  • Preparing circuit outage and station outage switching and contingency plans.

  • Preparing FAA, Railroad crossing permitting plans, underground development layouts, stamping designs.

  • Performs complex engineering calculations for flicker analysis of large customer motors.

  • Engineer solutions for distribution conductor loading problems, voltage problems, stray voltage issues, telephone noise and harmonic issues.

Skills and Requirements

Thorough understanding of and ability to apply Construction Standards


Graduate of 4 year engineering program

Certifications/Licenses: Ability to get PE certification to progress to top of scale

Must Have Criteria

Graduate of 4 Year Engineering Program

Thorough understanding of and ability to apply Construction Standards

Want Criteria Weighting

Computer literacy – MS Office, AutoCAD, SAP etc. 25

Communication Skills – strong written and verbal communication skills 25

Problem Solving – solves difficult problems with effective solutions 15

Ability to manage multiple projects/assignments 15

Team Work – works effectively with others 10


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

    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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