Iberdrola USA Electrical Engineer Lead (CMP 61133) Augusta, ME in Augusta, Maine
Business and Department
CMP-ME-Augusta General Office Augusta,ME
Scope of Work – Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:
Responsible for Substation designs for major capital projects in both Maine (Central Maine Power and Maine Electric Power Company) and New York (NYSEG and RG&E;), this includes input into standards and training needs.
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. The electric delivery system in Connecticut contains approximately 130 miles of transmission lines and 28 bulk electric supply substations.
Position reports to the Substation Projects Coordinator, but the position will work day-to-day in cross functional project team and support project needs as dictated by the project manager.
Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
Capital project engineering performance including all phases such as: scoping and budgeting, conceptual engineering, contract management and design, engineering design, construction and closeout.
Perform standard and complex electrical engineering analyses, designs and calculations using standard methodology and principles and other viable approaches. Develop alternate methods or design concepts to resolve problems or to improve processes/services
Responsible for leading and creating new conceptual designs and overseeing the work of external detailed designers.
Solve unique and complex electrical engineering problems. Analyzes possible solutions and assesses each usingstandard procedures related to lines and power engineering.
Ensure all engineering designs implemented by the company meet applicable company, local, state, and national codes and standards.
Support technical requests from current and proposed customers.
Education & Experience Required:
Bachelors degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience required.
B.S. in Electrical Engineering Preferred.
Professional Engineering License Preferred
Skills/Abilities: 1. General Skills:
Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills to decipher unique technical and analytical problems
Proven ability to lead and manage projects
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to articulate highly technical concepts
Strong management and leadership skills, ability to drive change and adoption of new technologies
Knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant output and incentive mechanisms
General contract, commercial and regulatory awareness with the ability to balance effective and efficient customer service and project delivery, ensuring maximum return on investment.
Track record of effective stakeholder and customer service engagement and management
Ability to communicate and present information effectively at all levels
Ability to manage competing priorities using sound engineering and financial judgment to determine optimal solutions
Awareness and understanding of key business drivers
Ability to devise solutions to both to common and complex problems/challenges.
Where appropriate, technical and operational experience in a relevant engineering role within a utility environment.
- Routine Technical Skills:
Protection and Control Design for Transmission Lines and Substations – Expert
Relay settings calculations - Expert
SCADA Design – Expert
Protection Coordination Studies - Expert
Project Scoping and Estimating - Expert
Equipment Specifications - Expert
Construction and Outage Sequencing - Expert
Commissioning - Expert
Codes, Standards, and Regulations - Expert
- Unique Technical Skills:
Physical Substation Design – Expert/Competent1
AC/DC Loading Calculations – Expert/Competent1
Thermal Ratings- Expert/Competent1
Transient Analysis- Expert/Competent1
Substation Equipment Commissioning - Expert/Competent1
AutoCAD - Expert/Competent1
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Department: Projects Unit
Job Title: Electrical Engineer Lead
Location: Augusta, ME
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes
Publication date: 26.06.2018