Engineer ? Transmission Asset Management, New York

2018-07-19
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Syracuse
New York
United States

Description
About the Position:
The Engineer position in Transmission Asset Management, New York, supports the overhead transmission line function including the development of asset condition projects, programs, and strategies as well as supports the Inspection and Maintenance programs and performs other various assignments. The position is integral to the strategic management of National Grid?s transmission assets and the development of the five-year work plan, and sanctioning of transmission overhead line projects.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Act as the conceptual phase (Step 4.1 and 4.2) project team lead for transmission projects including the development of needs cases, options, scope, design criteria, construction review, and data integration of deliverables.
Develop work plan for the New York Inspection and Maintenance Program.
Support the Transmission Line Inspection and Maintenance programs overall process by identifying yearly priorities, and to identify ways to make the programs more effective.
Provide technical support for Inspection and Maintenance specification and procedural documentation.
Perform cost and risk studies to optimize strategic asset replacement.
Develop prioritization list of asset replacement candidates based on condition and performance in conjunction with subject matter experts.
Develop technical options for managing equipment to its economic end of life.
Undertake asset health reviews, analysis of asset lifecycle costs, capital and maintenance work prioritization, and benchmarking activities.
Conduct site inspections, as necessary, to evaluate asset strategies.
Ensure asset data is captured correctly in the appropriate asset registers.
Design and develop implementation plans as well as modify and evaluate policies, strategies and programs of assets and asset systems to support Company objectives
Analyze policies, strategies, and programs that are in progress or completed to determine their effectiveness versus stated goals.
Recommend alternative engineering solutions to management to meet business needs.
Deliver on commitments and manage outside engineering services to accomplish the assigned work.
Monitor project timeliness and budgets.
Provide technical support to internal and external departments for the application, operation, and maintenance of the electric transmission.
Assist in the resolution of technical issues.
Develop long-range maintenance and asset replacement policies, strategies, and programs.
Develop cost estimates and lead the Conceptual Estimate through Steps 4.1 and 4.2 of the capital delivery process.
Work in a Project Management team environment.
Travel within the US National Grid service area will be required.
Perform engineering studies, analysis and investigations, under supervision, in order to recommend corrective action in problem areas, or to prevent future problems
Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to obtain and share information that will benefit National Grid.
Respond to information requests and other inquiries from regulatory agencies.
Qualifications
Knowledge & Experience Required:
A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology from an ABET accredited engineering school.
Expert knowledge of transmission line systems and practices.
Knowledge of relevant industry practice, standards and legislation.
Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, Company policies and practices.
Knowledge of division policies, processes and fields of work.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Analytical Thinking: Sees multiple relationships, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation, for example in providing design solutions which have a significant impact on business performance.
Information Seeking: Establishes the facts by digging deeper, asking probing questions and challenging initial responses from different sources.
Impact and Influence: Adapts approach and considers what is important to the audience by tailoring message accordingly.
Leveraging Networks: Actively builds and maintains a network of relationships, outside normal business contacts.
Team Leadership: Promotes team effectiveness by soliciting input from team members, communicating expectations of the team and delegating responsibilities while providing support and structure.
Must possess a valid driver's license with safe driving history.
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.
Job
:Asset Management
Primary Location
:NY-Syracuse
Organisation
:Asset
Schedule
:Full-time
Job Posting
:Jun 6, 2018, 2:37:07 PM
Unposting Date
:Ongoing

 

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