Project Manager, Energy Integration

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

New York
United States

About the Position:
National Grid is looking for a Energy Integration Project Manager (EIPM) who will provide technical expertise and project management oversight for the assessment and development of Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy projects. The position will work in a cross functional environment and take the lead on project management activities to ensure that customer projects brought to the company are processed cost effectively, within state regulated timelines, while achieving high customer satisfactions. The EIPM will act as the customer’s primary point of contact to guide them through the distributed generation process, obtaining required documentation, perform preliminary screenings as necessary and help project manage complex DG projects with internal functions to meet customer expectations. EIPM could also be involved in the preliminary stages of large complex gas and electric projects in assisting customers with evaluating feasibility of such projects.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Provide project management support to complex DG projects from application receipt through meter set.
Conduct engineering reviews, maintain work management system and update procedures to support the design solutions that enhance Distributed Generation programs.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with technical support team, network strategy, account development, inside and outsides sales, energy product & program management, jurisdictional teams and external vendors in order to facilitate communications, integrate work and ensure the successful delivery of customer organization products and programs.
Challenge existing policies and procedures to continuously seek ways to enhance customer service and cost-effectiveness.
Coordinate internal and external resources assigned to perform technical assessment studies, DG Impact studies, commissioning analysis and reports in order to ensure timely delivery of DG projects.
Provide technical guidance, support and coaching to others in order to share knowledge and increase understanding of Distributed Generation programs and services.
Analyze and evaluate developments in Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy technologies in order to identify impact of different scenarios on the business and strategies for integrating cost efficiencies.
Coordinate internal and external resources to provide mandated technical sessions to various distributed generation stakeholders.
Negotiate, develop and administer all aspects of interconnection related agreements.
Provide energy efficiency and growth leads to the sales organization as applicable.
Update and maintain company websites with latest program information.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical / electrical / chemical engineering, or other related field with 3+ years of work experience. Master’s degree, PE & DGCP certification preferred.
Demonstrated project management skills
Ability to develop proficiency with NY, MA, RI and NH tariffs, especially as they relate to Distributed Generation
Demonstrated superior customer service and analytical skills
Demonstrates the ability to interpret information and analyze relationships among several parts of a problem or situation in order to clearly articulate the findings and anticipates obstacles and thinks ahead about next steps.
Understands and identifies training or developmental needs of others and has the ability to design and establish new programs of work to support them.
Support and be part of a team environment.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills including human resource management, negotiations and communications. Let’s people affected by a decision know what’s happening and is able to clearly articulate reasons for a decision.
Understands theory behind policies and processes and demonstrates the ability to challenge existing processes and ways of working e.g. taking action to avoid future crisis or create opportunities to improve existing practices.
Excellent organizational, data management and computer skills
Familiarity with power system components, engineering concepts, project management and interconnections.
Experience with renewable energies a major plus.
Knowledge or willing to understand various regulatory policies and interconnection related standards.
Able to read schematics, one-lines. Recommend/ oversee changes to documentation.
Working knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) or ability to be trained.
Proficient in using Microsoft Office software products.
Experience with utility electric and gas construction a plus.
Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to represent the company in meeting and seminars, present material as needed.

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
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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Other Locations
:NY-Albany, NY-Buffalo
:Sales & Program Ops
Job Posting
:Oct 5, 2016, 1:21:49 PM
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To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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