Engineer Manager, Substation Engineering & Design

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

New York
United States

About the Department:

National Grid’s Substation Engineering & Design Group is part of the Electric Operations and Engineering team for the entire National Grid US footprint. Our team culture is self-directed and empowered to perform, learn, mentor and progress. Our mission critical work provides the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, allowing start-to-finish project ownership We are proud of how we apply cutting edge technology to new substations and aging substation infrastructure upgrades; embracing and integrating smart technologies (such as IEC61850).
About the Position:
Leads and directs the effective scheduling, planning, organization and deployment of design resources used in the delivery of capital projects relating to electrical substations.Projects may include asset replacements, substation expansions, protection system upgrades, new greenfield and/or brownfield substation sites,etc.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
•Lead, motivate and develop a professional high performance work team of substation designers/drafting technicians, prioritize work and allocate resources in order to ensure results are delivered in line with expectations and customer needs.
•Responsible for the technical support for new and existing substation construction projects, which includes the review and approval of engineering drawings, manufacturer drawings and equipment specifications associated with substation capital projects.
•Prepare or contribute to the development, technical content and implementation of National Grid’s Substation Engineering and Design philosophy, standards and procedures; identify risks and put in place actions to ensure compliance with standards and regulatory requirements.
•Responsible for delivery of the Substation Engineering & Design capital work plan and for the monitoring and reporting on performance of Substation Engineering & design projects.
•Provide technical support to various departments including Operations, Planning, Project Management, Engineering and others as required.
•Implement terms of the existing Local Union 97 Labor Agreement.
•Resolve technical issues that may arise in the different project phases of Substation Engineering & Design.
•Ability to prioritize work and be a team member on multiple projects at one time under budget and time constraints.
•Work in a Project Managed team environment and promote team effectiveness by providing technical guidance and coaching, communicating expectations to the team and delegating assignments.
•Participate in quality/team committees and is responsible for QA/QC processes within the group.
•Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
·Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering school with knowledge of power systems.
·Registered Professional Engineering License is preferred with 7-10 years’ professional development in an engineering field.
·Master's degree desirable.
·Familiarity with Primavera, Microsoft Office products, Powerplant, Cascade and SAP.
·Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
·Knowledge of engineering economics, civil engineering, environmental, purchasing and legal regulations.
·Familiarity with IEEE/ANSI Standards, NESC and National Electrical Code (as applicable).
·Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives and town/city officials in a positive, team building manner.
·Strong leadership skills (qualified candidates must be capable of directing, supervising, coaching, developing, mentoring and training staff).
·Ability to gain knowledge of National Grid operational policies and procedures, decision making authority etc.
·Valid Driver's License to facilitate travel, as necessary, across US service territory
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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:Aug 1, 2016, 3:48:06 PM
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To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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