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Eversource Energy Associate Electrical Distribution Engineer in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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This is a hybrid role. The first three months are fulltime in the office.

This associate electrical distribution engineering position located in the Portsmouth Area Work Center and will support the NH Eastern Region. Individual will assist in identifying, planning, and prioritizing system additions and reinforcements needed to meet reliability, power quality, and system load growth needs. This will include electrical distribution system modeling, addressing voltage complaints, monitoring system loading, assisting in providing technical support to field initiatives like distributed automation expansion, reliability enhancement programs, and responding to system field engineering issues as they arise.

Essential functions:

  • Work in a team environment with other engineers, craft workers, customers, contractors, and supervisors.
  • Must have strong communication skills. Strong written and verbal communication are key in in our work group.
  • Develops reliability improvement and capacity related projects, gains approval for selected projects and supports development of the New Hampshire Distribution Capital program.
  • Review various reliability and system reports and propose appropriate corrective actions when required.
  • Investigate and address customer voltage concerns.
  • Provide engineering support to Field Engineering Designers related to proper fusing, equipment sizing, and specifications.
  • Understand and follow the Company safety rules. Ensure that safe work practices are followed by others and take responsibility for the safety of self, other workers (internal and external), and customers.
  • Considers safety in all aspects of assigned work.
  • Provides engineering support during abnormal system conditions and emergency restoration.  Responds when needed in assigned storm role.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.


  • Zero (0) to three (3)years of related experience.
  • Familiarity with electric distribution system engineering, electric power distribution system construction, operation, and maintenance is preferred.
  • Experience with Power System modeling software preferred.
  • Strong customer focus experience and a plus one attitude towards the customer.

Please include a resume with your application.


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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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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

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.