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Avangrid Associate Engineer - Global Graduate in Orange, Connecticut

Associate Engineer - Global Graduate



Orange, CT, US

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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 (


Job Title: Global Graduate: Associate Engineer

Location: Various

Openings in various areas, including:

Process & Technology


Planning & Control


The 2-year Global Graduate development program is designed to develop critical skills by providing participants an opportunity to experience a range of placement assignments as they establish broad experience within Engineering. These carefully structured experiences will expose participants to a view of the "big picture" and capabilities in areas important to engineering. Rotations could include experiences in one Iberdrola location in Spain, Scotland, Brazil or Mexico and 2 rotations in the U.S. (Orange, CT, Rochester/Binghamton, NY and Augusta/Portland, ME).

For each assignment, participants will be required to meet specific outcomes and execute project plans. Along with rotations, members also are given opportunities to work on Process Improvement projects that relate to their rotations.


Perform basic, straightforward engineering analysis, design and calculations using standard engineering methodology and principles.

Prepare, review, maintain, and interpret basic drawings (e.g., site plans, electrical schematics, one-line diagrams, material specifications). Properly apply design standards, design criteria, guidelines, policies and operating procedures. Create and assemble construction documents; create a work breakdown structure and other requirements as needed for the successful execution of the action plan to resolve issues or connect to the system.

Develop/present design concepts, determine alternate options/methods and create action plans to resolve basic issues or to make straightforward connections to the distribution power delivery system.

Learn and apply the processes, policies and standards related to the distribution infrastructure to meet the customer and stakeholder needs in basic straightforward instances.

Promote cross functional teamwork on assigned tasks and projects. Work collaboratively and independently to specify and design systems to address specific/unique situations. Promote and follow the Company safety policies and practices. Accept responsibility for their safety and health as well as the safety and health of their fellow employees.

Learn to plan, schedule, monitor, control budget/estimates, construction plans and material orders for assigned tasks and/or projects. Follow updates in research and developments taking place in the power industry, through training and industry associations.

Respond as needed to assist in storm restoration efforts.

Skills and Requirements

Experience: Graduate: 0-1 Years (Internships and Co-Ops not applicable to years of experience)

Education: BS/BA Degree in Electrical Engineering

Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid academic standing with a GPA of 3.2 and above

  • Engineering co-op or internship experience preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated strong leadership and/or proven technical skills

  • Highly motivated and takes initiative

  • Able to relocate for positions as required


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • 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 (

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