National Grid Lead Engineer ADMS in Liverpool, New York

About the Position:

The lead ADMS engineer will be accountable for the definition, testing, and implementation of the advanced distribution management system (ADMS), distribution SCADA system and required data interfaces. The selected candidate for this role will become a key resource required to work in parallel with the wider grid modernization organization to ensure consistency between developing technologies and ADMS requirements. The ADMS will leverage data from an exponentially increasing number of field devices and supports the wide spread enablement of distribution automation, volt-var optimization, fault location and the broader utilization of distributed energy resources (DERs).

As the Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) regional lead engineer, you will play a key role in the definition, testing, and production implementation of system applications such as Closed Loop Fault Isolation and Service Restoration (CL FISR), VVO and VVC, Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR). Other supporting systems in scope will be Outage Management System (OMS), DSCADA, and Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS). This role will also support interface support, and GIS Feeder Modeling support and require that you understand the procedures and expected system performance associated with the introduction of new application integration technologies.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Knowledge of electrical distribution circuit maps and hierarchy of electrical distribution circuits

  • In depth knowledge of distribution system operations including power flow and load analysis, voltage quality, and fault analysis

  • Understanding of alternative energy sources (PV and Wind) and its effect on the distribution grid

  • Well versed in the operations of computers and database management

  • Develop and maintain systems, designs, specifications, standards, models and procedures in order to support design, solutions and enhance safety, efficiency and operability and support local decision making.

  • Contribute to a program of work, appropriately assessed, designed, planned, resourced and scheduled in a timely and cost effective manner to deliver intelligent grid tools in-line with vision, emerging standards and trends, and policies.

  • Build and nurture relationships with industry peers and other external industry influencers to keep abreast of technical innovations and their potential benefits.

  • Develop and progress the implementation of methods for the day-to-day business to take advantage of the operational benefits of new energy resources and demand response systems.

  • Domain / Industry Knowledge

  • Support control center operations adoption and use of DMS applications

  • Knowledgeable of system integration issues

  • Attends industry related conferences / events

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science as well 7 years of related experience, (advanced degree(s) and PE preferred).

  • Experience creating new ways to plan and operate the electric supply and distribution systems using advanced analytics and emerging technologies and industry trends

  • Requires deep understanding of the opportunities for National Grid inherent in emerging technologies and technical

  • Practices and demonstrates the ability to create new concepts or solutions that are not always obvious to others.

  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

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Job: *Electric Process & Engineering

Organization: *Electric

Title: Lead Engineer ADMS

Location: NY-Liverpool

Requisition ID: 20182160