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Lead Engineer

10/15/2018 Location Berlin, Connecticut

Job Description Summary:

Lead Engineer is responsible for the development, expansion, planning, design, maintenance and operation of the system and its equipment to meet the mission and objectives of the organization.  In addition, this position coordinates the evaluation of system failures, and the appropriate resolutions, in order to provide support to operations on unplanned maintenance.  Responsible for ensuring that the Eversource transmission and distribution systems are designed to high quality standards that provide customers with safe, reliable, competitively priced and environmentally sound electric service. This position shares accountability with peers in the strategy, development, and design of the organization’s Life Cycle Plan, a comprehensive long-term plan for the transmission/distribution system.  Responsible for supervising, assigning, prioritizing and directing the work performed by other Engineers and staff. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Supervises, coaches, and develops engineers; approves time and conducts performance reviews.  Assigns, prioritizes and directs work performed by at least 2 FTE engineers.
  • Responsible for the cost and performance of certain assets on the system which may include reliability analysis and trending of system events and monitoring of equipment condition.
  • Responsible for the development, justification and approval of the Life Cycle Plan activities over a multi-year horizon and for ongoing projects
  • Ensures that the design and specification of additions, modifications and replacements to the transmission and distribution systems, and the preparation of system electrical permits and related customer notifications, are completed accurately and on time.
  • Responsible for the development of preliminary engineering designs and the details, as necessary.
  • Collaborates with other Engineers within Engineering to ensure consistency and teamwork.
  • Provides technical support and direction to operating areas relative to system priorities, engineering guidelines and operating decisions during normal and emergency situations.
  • Accountable for root-cause analysis, development and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Responsible for the evaluation and selection of technology and equipment for the system.
  • Responsible for the development of standards and procedures for design, operation and maintenance.
  • Assumes the role of the Manager as required
  • Expected to assist with storm duty and any other major events.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

Education:                              Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.

Experiences:                         Minimum of eight (8) years in the technical, operational, or engineering aspects of the electrical utility industry.  Supervisory experience preferred.

Please include a resume with your application.

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

SEO Category:

Engineering Jobs

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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