Avangrid Lead Analyst - Transmission & Substation Asset Management in Binghamton, New York
Lead Analyst - Transmission & Substation Asset Management
Company: NY STATE ELECTRIC & GAS C
Binghamton, NY, US US Augusta, ME, US Rochester, NY, US
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)
Leads initiatives to gather, manipulate, analyze, and provide reporting of asset data. Works with large and often times incomplete data sets. Develop variations of analytical and reporting approaches to best communicate asset management information as well as enhance ability to utilize data in the application of asset management strategies.
Supports reliability improvement analysis including work with defective equipment, outage database data, and circuit performance data.
Analyzes asset condition data and plans programs consistent with best practices to provide guidance to expenditure planning and prioritization. Risks will also be considered in the analysis.
May recommend and develop programs and strategies including 10-year asset management and replacement recommendations.
Using best practices, applies asset management approaches within regulatory, legal, and other specified parameters that optimize the use of assets in accordance with the asset management policy.
Interacts with subject matter experts to make sure asset management practices are effective, data is properly gathered and analyzed, applications are structured for optimum effectiveness, and risks are appropriately considered and managed.
Effectively communicates asset management plans and the strategies and policies that guided the creation of the plans to internal stakeholders. May be required to also present and advocate for the plans externally.
Mentors and trains junior members of the Asset Management organization.
Drives creative solutions and communicate/suggest best practices to management and colleagues.
Performs procurement and invoicing functions
Maintains up-to-date documentation and procedures.
Participates in global and local projects.
Behavioral Skills & Requirements
Communicating and Influencing - Understanding and conveying ideas clearly and convincingly. Includes Written, Verbal, Presentation Development
Achieve Results and Continuous Improvement - Directing one’s own activity towards the achievement of goals and continuous improvement, trying to exceed the targets set
Innovation and Creativity - Ability to tackle complex issues in the most appropriate and effective way
Initiative - Self-directed, identifies problems and takes action without being requested
Teamwork - Collaborating fully with other team members to achieve a common goal
- Team Management - Managing and directing others towards expected results. Requires the ability to lead, mentor, and develop staff toward a common objective. Includes the ability to organize, schedule and lead a team toward the successful completion of commitments through coaching and team accountability
Technical Skills & Requirements
The following skills and associated competency levels are desired of those candidates seeking a position in Asset Health & Risk. However, offsetting industry and other relevant technical skills will be considered for candidates without previous experience in these Asset Management areas.
Data systems: Strong SAP skills including areas such as equipment records, functional locations, searches, mass data extracts, work orders, and purchase order processes.
Analysis : Data analysis and presentation skills including application of statistical approaches, dealing with missing or irregular data. MS Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Data science: Working knowledge of data mining, Big Data, data lakes, data warehousing, and other data management techniques and tools
Software Proficiency: SAP/BW skills related to areas including functional locations, equipment records, and asset related information. Basic GIS data set use and manipulation. Other applications such as SYSGRIS, FERC, etc.
Education & Experience Requirements
Associates degree with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience required or Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience preferred.
Experience in large database construction, manipulation, and data extraction desired.
Knowledge of energy delivery system design and operation desired.
Understanding of maintenance and asset management principles desired.
Develop Self & Others
Empower to grow
Collaborate and Share
Be a role model
Focus to achieve results
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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