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Eversource Energy Engineer, ISO Policy (Hybrid) in Westwood, Massachusetts

This is a hybrid role with the first three months in the office.

Eversource is looking for an Engineer, ISO Policy located in Hartford, CT or Westwood, MA. In this role you will analyze transmission engineering and analyses of the clean energy transition in New England; prepares and submits data, reports, presentations, and compliance filings regarding Eversource transmission projects to ISO New England; and serves as a transmission engineering subject matter expert in state, regional, and federal forums. Responsibilities include monitoring Eversource transmission projects and resource interconnections, developing and implementing process improvements to streamline data collection and reporting, reviewing key filings (such as Transmission Cost Allocation applications), and implementing strategies to gain stakeholder support at NEPOOL Committees.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates in key regional transmission planning efforts and interprets the results of such studies for strategic insights and guidance.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to internal Transmission development teams on strategy/execution of regional project reporting efforts.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to state procurement evaluation team on transmission network and interconnection-related issues.
  • Analyzes federal (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), regional (ISO New England), and state policy proposals for their impact on Eversource and our customers.
  • Develops recommended policy positions, work with internal stakeholders to reach consensus on strategy.
  • Develop analytical products, visualizations, research, and other advocacy materials to support policy recommendations and outreach.
  • Scrutinizes technical reports related to the operational and economic impact of clean energy resources on the electric transmission and distribution systems in New England.
  • Represents Eversource on regional and national advisory committees (NEPOOL committees, trade associations, etc.)
  • Supports outreach and advocacy to external stakeholders

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Ability to interpret and analyze key regional transmission planning studies.
  • Understanding of state and federal utility industry regulation.
  • Experience and understanding with ISO/RTO processes and rules, particularly with respect to transmission planning, interconnection, and/or operations.
  • Understanding of economic theory and wholesale electricity markets.
  • Demonstrates competency and proficiency in oral and written communications.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, ability to apply knowledge to solve problems and strong team building skills; must think strategically.
  • Must have technical knowledge of the New England transmission grid.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering required.
  • Master’s degree in engineering preferred.

Experience :

  • 3 to 5 years of related experience
  • Experience in transmission planning, line and substation design preferred
  • Experience testifying in state or federal regulatory proceedings helpful, but not required

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The annual salary range for this position is $89,870 - $99,850 plus incentive. Salary is commiserate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of ourbenefits.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required
  • Must be available for travel between MA/CT/NH on an approximately monthly basis
  • Must be available for occasional travel outside of the service area (i.e. Washington, DC)


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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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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.