Avangrid Analyst - Joint Use Facilities in Orange, Connecticut
Analyst - Joint Use Facilities
Company: THE UNITED ILLUMINATING C
Orange, CT, US
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)
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.
Note: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all
inclusive. Employees in this position may be required to perform other
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
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
Be a role model
Collaborate and Share
Develop Self & Others
Empower to grow
Focus to achieve results
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
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