Iberdrola USA Civil Engineer Principle (NYSEG 63164) CT, NY, ME US in Rochester, New York


Business Area: Technical Services

Business and Department



Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  • Capital project engineering performance including all phases such as: scoping and budgeting, conceptual engineering, contract management and design, civil engineering design, construction and closeout.

  • Perform standard and complex civil engineering analyses, designs and calculations using standard methodology and principles and other viable approaches. Develop alternate methods or design concepts to resolve problems or to improve processes/services.

  • Responsible for leading and creating new conceptual designs and overseeing the work of external detailed designers.

  • Responsible for specific project work and supporting other engineers within the project unit.

  • Solve unique and complex civil engineering problems. Analyzes possible solutions and asses each using standard procedures related to lines and power engineering.

  • Ensure all engineering designs implemented by the company meet applicable company, local, state, and national codes and standards.

  • Support technical requests from current and proposed customers.


Job Requirements:


  1. General Skills:
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills to decipher unique technical and analytical problems,

  • Proven ability to lead and manage projects,

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to articulate highly technical concepts,

  • Strong management and leadership skills, ability to drive change and adoption of new technologies.

  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant output and incentive mechanisms.

  • General contract, commercial and regulatory awareness with the ability to balance effective and efficient customer service and project delivery, ensuring maximum return on investment.

  • Track record of effective stakeholder and customer service engagement and management.

  • Ability to communicate and present information effectively at all levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities using sound engineering and financial judgment to determine optimal solutions

  • Awareness and understanding of key business drivers

  • Ability to devise solutions to both to common and complex problems/challenges.

  • Where appropriate, technical and operational experience in a relevant engineering role within a utility environment.

  • Where required, knowledge of;

  • Construction and maintenance standards in accordance with regulatory requirements -Engineering standards and specifications up to 765kV

  • Engineering standards and specifications up to 765kV

  1. Routine Technical Skills:
  • Physical Substation Design - Expert

  • Project Scoping and Estimating - Expert

  • Equipment Specifications - Expert

  • Construction Planning and Sequencing - Expert

  • Industry Codes, Standards, and Regulations - Expert

  • Technical Writing and Communication - Expert

  1. Unique Technical Skills:
  • Substation Foundation Design – Expert

  • Transmission Line Foundation Design - Competent

  • Substation Layout - Expert

  • Substation Equipment Specifications - Expert

  • Structure Strength and load Analysis - Expert

  • Substation Material Selection - Expert

  • Substation Civil Specifications - Expert

  • Note 1: 3 of the unique technical skills listed above must be at the Expert level.

Experience/Training: Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 15 years relevant experience required. (Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering preferred.)

  • Transmission civil engineering is a plus

  • Professional Engineering License Preferred

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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Company: CMP, NYSEG, RG&E;, UIL

Department: EPE Competency

Job Title: Principal Engineer, Civil Substation

Location: Rochester, Binghamton, Orange CT.

Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

REFERENCE: 5096324201

Publication date: 25.06.2018