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Eversource Energy Working Foreman-Communication & Control in Hooksett, New Hampshire

Role and Scope of Position:

Responsible for providing direction to personnel and/or carrying out assignments which require extensive experience in planning and performing of a variety of system wide technical assignments associated with the installation, acceptance testing, maintenance and/or repair of protective relay systems/equipment for Eversource. The specific system/equipment responsibilities include, but are not limited to, electromechanical and solid-state protective relaying, powerline carrier, DTT (Direct Transfer Trip), SCADA (Supervisory Controls & Data Acquisition), IEC 61850 Systems, HMIs (Human Machine Interface)/mechanical based annunciators, DFRs (Digital Fault Recorders), PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), pole-top reclosers, and system RTUs. Individuals will ensure the use of Human Performance tools/work procedures and will be responsible for supervising/training employees assigned to them while ensuring the completion of all work assignments in a safe and timely manner.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides direction to personnel and/or performs assignments requiring extensive experience in planning and performing of a variety of system wide technical assignments associated with the installation, acceptance testing, maintenance and/or repair of protective relay systems/equipment for Eversource.
  • Specific system/equipment responsibilities include IEDs (Intelligent Electronic Devices), electromechanical and solid-state protective relaying, power line carrier, DTT (Direct Transfer Trip), SCADA (supervisory controls and data acquisition), IEC 61850 systems, HMI (Human MachineInterfaces)/mechanicalbased annunciators, DFRs (Digital Fault Recorders) and PLCs (programmable logiccontrollers)
  • Ensures the completion of all work assignments in a safe and timely manner
  • Provides training to and instructs others within the department; Plans, schedules and reviews work performed and evaluates subordinates
  • Identifies appropriate procedural methods; and make decisions based on analysis of information
  • Works effectively with subordinates; superiors, interfacing departments and vendors
  • Analyzes operational methods and develops improved procedures as needed
  • Interprets Company policies, procedures and practices.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Thorough understanding and complete knowledge of testing and troubleshooting methods of protection and control systems/equipment used by Eversource
  • Thorough understanding of the operation, maintenance and software applications of the various protection systems and test equipment that support the transmission and distribution operational functions.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both written and oral)

Education:

  • Associate degree in Electronic/Engineering Technology or equivalent

Experience :

  • Minimum of three (3) years of related experience required
  • Supervisory experience is preferred

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license is required

Compensation and Benefits:

Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The hourly salary rate for this position is $59.26, plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with 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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Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

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.

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