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Eversource Energy Associate Designer, Engineering (Hybrid) in East Berlin, Connecticut

Role and Scope of Position:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, forward-thinking, problem-solving member to join the Civil Design team where you will be responsible for designing and supporting Substation projects in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop detailed engineering designs using computer-aided techniques.
  • Develop final detailed design packages for projects through discussions and meetings with appropriate engineering & construction personnel, design disciplines, and outside vendors.
  • Prepare conceptual designs and sketches based on field investigations, project scope, and engineering criteria supplied by project/discipline engineers.
  • Perform field visits during the design process to verify site conditions, resolve field issues and verify the accuracy of the design.
  • Provide guidance, training, and direction to design drafters in the development of finished drawings.
  • Perform technical calculations for substantiating designs.
  • Prepare, approve, and maintain bills of materials and other supporting documents associated with the design drawing development.
  • Process, review, and approve design changes to accommodate field-related problems.
  • Verify the "as-built" conditions of design documents.
  • Assist in the development of department standards in accordance with utility industry.
  • Review and approve vendor projects.
  • Provide design input to engineers for project development.
  • Provide support for additional equipment, materials, or services in connection with construction.
  • Provide design services to Engineering upon requests to aid them in the preparation of federal, state, and local license submittals.
  • Required to perform Storm duty assignments.

Technical Knowledge:

  • Must have working knowledge of civil engineering: experience in foundations, conduits, structural steel design, and other related civil information.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Adept preferred
  • Ability to apply department design/drafting standards and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of applicable industry codes and standards
  • Effectively communicate ideas and directions, both written and orally
  • Demonstrate ability to apply basic civil theory, technical mathematics, and basic science.


  • Must have associate degree in civil engineering, or two to four years of directly related civil experience.

  • Valid driver’s license

Compensation and Benefits:

Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The annual salary range for this position is $70,610 to $78,450, plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of our benefits.


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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.

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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.