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Avangrid Analyst - Joint Use Facilities in Orange, Connecticut

Analyst - Joint Use Facilities

Company: THE UNITED ILLUMINATING C

Location:

Orange, CT, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 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)

Responsibilities

Analyze, review and determine attachment placement and make-ready

requirements for 3rd party attachment applications. Perform

field verifications, height measurements into secondary voltages on

poles and mathematical calculations to support designs.

Design & manage 3rd party attachments to meet attachers' requirements &

to conform to UI's Dist. Design & Standards criteria, UI

policy & procedures, NESC, NEC, OSHA requirements, docket decisions,

State Statutes & Regs. & municipal codes and ordinances.

Process shifting notifications & resolve issues so UI shifts its

equipment and other pole owners and attachers shift their equipment to

meet mandated timeframes. Ensure the budget, purchase orders & resource

forecasts are in place to executed this work.

Manage the billing process associated with joint pole ownership, pole

attachments, pole shifting and conduit utilization. Reconcile any

billing discrepancies. Make sure the budget and purchase orders are in

place to make and receive payments.

Manage follow-up of damages to UI facilities caused by a 3rd party

including budgeting, purchase order and resource forecasting

responsibilities for this work. Answer damage questions and verify

follow-up work orders are created to document damage.

Manage accuracy of pole record system information for pole ownership,

replacement, billing, extra height, attachment status & other

attributes. Review and correct any pole record discrepancies. Assist

with the selection of a new pole management system.

Prepare & process accurate project documents & work with co-workers,

management, contractors, organizations outside UI including

cust., government agencies, utilities & private entities attached to UI

facilities so work can be completed to meet deadlines.

Review & update attachment agreements, operating procedures & design

guides associated with joint pole use, pole billing, damage to

plant & 3rd party attachments. Work with legal to execute any missing

attachment agreements. Maintain confidentiality.

Provide technical support to others and serve as a SME for other groups

such as Standards Working Group, CU Committee, ECNE

Committees, process review and participation in regulatory hearings and

working groups. Develop and provide training as required.

Explain difficult issues and work to establish consensus. Recommend and

implement process improvements based on best practices

and knowledge of internal and external business issues.

Have in-depth knowledge and experience in pole line design and

construction along with a comprehensive understanding of the codes

and regulations pertaining to pole attachments. Work independently with

minimal guidance from supervision and manage own time to

meet objectives. Effectively and accurately organize large quantities of

critical information that affect multiple constituencies.

Effectively communicate (written and oral) and interact professionally

with all internal and external customers including government

agencies, utilities and private entities. Proficient PC knowledge of

office automation products (e.g., Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, work

management system, etc.) is required.

8 Years

Note: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all

inclusive. Employees in this position may be required to perform other

related

aspects of the job not listed above or listed under Purpose/Major

Objectives as assigned by the supervisor.

Each employee must accept responsibility for their own safety and health

as well as the safety and health of their fellow employees.

Skills and Requirements

Qualifications: (minimum qualifications for assignment to this job)

Education: AS Degree Experience:

AS Degree in an engineering or technical discipline and 8 years'

experience in pole line design and construction or high school and 11

years' experience with a minimum of 8 years in pole line design and

construction.

Purpose:

Use administrative and technical knowledge and experience to manage the

attachment of other entities wires and equipment to UI

poles and conduit systems. Update, maintain and ensure accuracy of

computerized and other data. Produce and review documents

containing technical and/or legal terminology. Manage attachment and

joint pole ownership operations and agreements. Verify and

process billing and payment of joint pole ownership and pole

attachments. Manage shifting of wires and equipment on poles and other

attachment issues.

Competencies

  • Be a role model

  • Be agile

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

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

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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