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Avangrid Manager - Energy Control Center in Augusta, Maine

Manager - Energy Control Center

Company: CENTRAL MAINE POWER CO

Location:

Augusta, ME, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: 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 (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)

Responsibilities

Manage, direct and coordinate the IUSA Energy Control Center system

operations functions responsible for maintaining the safety,

reliability, and security of the IUSA electric & gas transmission and

distribution systems. Oversee the use of the Energy Control System

(ECS) and Gas SCADA System; emergency backup center; and ancillary

systems. Consistent with the Director and Directing Manager strategy, is

responsible for overall administration and leadership, budget

management, personnel decisions and direction of the Energy Control

Center system operations department staff.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of

responsibilities):

  1. Direct, plan, schedule, review and appraise the work of

subordinates. Provide direction and assistance in personnel issues and

decisions. Provide direction, oversight, technical guidance & expertise,

and assistance to staff during normal electric and gas system

operations, electric and gas emergencies, and incident investigations

(30%,P).

  1. Manages department budget and all administrative activities and

ensures achievement of departmental and company goals. Ensures

compliance with applicable operating rules, regulations, policies,

procedures and guidelines during system normal and emergency conditions

(20%,P).

  1. Determines operational practices, procedures and methods and

resolve problems as required. Confer with management on major system

changes, maintenance projects or projects involving material changes to

the electric systems to maintain a secure system and provide reliable

service (20%,P).

  1. Provide direction and assistance to operations staff during

electric and gas system emergencies. Prepare reports on system

disturbances for management and regulatory agencies (20%,P).

  1. May represent Company on various operating committees responsible

for reliability and safety (10%,S).

Skills and Requirements

Bachelors degree or greater in technical discipline, and 3 years of

supervisory (functional accepted) and control room related experience;

or

An Associates degree in technical discipline, and 5 years of supervisory

(functional accepted) and control room related experience; or

A High School Diploma, and 10 years of supervisory (functional accepted)

and control room related experience.

Skills/Abilities:

• Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.

• Strong analytical skills.

• Proactive and results oriented.

• Able to take on special projects.

• Project and engineering management skills.

• Demonstrated administrative and decision-making abilities.

• Comprehensive knowledge of interdepartmental relationships.

• Demonstrated leadership in storm restoration

• Travel required

Competencies

  • 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

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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