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National Grid Senior Engineer, Electrical Planning and Design in Syracuse, New York

About us National Grid is hiring a Senior Engineer, Substation Design in Syracuse, NY. Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry. To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business. ## Job Purpose + Perform preliminary engineering evaluations, develop project scope and schedule to support business strategy and capital investments. + Perform engineering calculations and studies to support project scope. + Lead multi-disciplined engineering team, providing support to project manager and project delivery process, to deliver project assignments. + Prepare comprehensive written and oral reports of technical challenges, investigative findings, and recommended solutions. + Participate in project estimating and economic analysis as needed. + Interface with internal design staff on construction document development. + Review drawings associated with projects, including manufacturers' equipment. + Manage consultant contracted work, ensuring compliance and technical adequacy against company standards and project scope. + Participate in the development of standards and procedures. + Support construction and project closeout activities. + Provide technical guidance, support and coaching to others. ## Key Accountabilities + Participate in the development, implementation and management of new technologies. + Engage appropriately as a with specified stakeholders, government agencies, consenting authorities and media within the development phases of a project. + Input to the development of the engineering perspective of new business concepts. + Complete the definition of technical specifications in relation to a range of technologies. + Determine the options to be considered for the project at initiation to satisfy the need case for investment. + Ensure that a robust basis of design is produced for each scheme which documents the reasons for the investment, the options considered, costs and program. ## Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required + Able to lead and supervise a project team or virtual teams to achieve business objectives. ## Qualifications + Minimum 6 years work experience. + A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering program. + Coursework related to three-phase AC power, transformers, and electrical machines. + Basic knowledge on some industry standards and/or codes (IEEE, NESC, NEC, etc.) + Quality oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally to the organization. + Proficient MS Office computer skills (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.). + Ability to physically navigate in and around an electrical substation. + Must have a valid driver’s license ## More Information National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
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