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Eversource Energy Lead Engineer, Wireless Communications (Hybrid) in Dorchester, Massachusetts

This is a hybrid role.  The first three months arefulltimein the office.

Grid Modernization is responsible for directly supporting the Company’s plans to modernize the design and operation of the electric distribution system. The incumbent will support multi-disciplinary teams through the life cycle of projects from conception and regulatory filings, planning and implementation, and through performance measurement and verification.

Essential Functions:

  • Individual will plan, coordinate, and perform engineering assignments (design and implementation) in support of wireless telecommunication systems for Eversource.
  • Working on and leading projects to design, implement and operate the wireless telecommunication systems to support Eversource's Electric and Gas operations.
  • Working with and providing support for field construction and maintenance of wireless telecommunicationassets/infrastructureincluding digital microwave, mobile and fixed wireless networks, paging systems and subsystems.
  • Supervise engineers responsible for configuration and specification of wireless telecom equipment / hardware.
  • Troubleshooting events on the distribution system where field device communication is identified to have mis operated or impacted remote operations
  • Understanding of and compliance with requirements and standards set forth by industry organizations and regulatory bodies such as FCC , IEEE, etc...

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Comprehensive understanding of the design, specification and installation of wireless telecommunications systems, such as microwave, radio, cellular and phone.
  • Basic understanding of SCADA engineering concepts, in particular DNP 3.0 protocol
  • Strong communications and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to organize and coordinate a team to design and build out a project


  • Bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, or related discipline.
  • Master of Science degree in engineering or MBA preferred.


  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the design, implementation and support of wireless telecommunications systems.
  • Must have experience with the application of wireless telecommunications infrastructure for both voice and data applications
  • Understanding of electric and gas utility systems is strongly preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Licenses & Certifications: None

Compensation and Benefits: Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program.  Theannualsalary range for this positionis$137,000.00to$152,000.00, plus incentive.  Salary iscommensuratewith your experience.  Check out the career site for an overview of our benefits.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.


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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.