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Senior Engineer- Transmission Interconnections

10/29/2019 Locations Hartford-CT; New Bedford-MA; Westwood-MA; Manchester-NH

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JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

Eversource Energy is the largest Energy delivery company in New England. We support 3.6 million Gas and Electric customers across CT, MA and NH.  Be a part of our mission to deliver reliable energy and superior customer service.  ENERGY- BRINGS US TOGETHER!! 

The Transmission Interconnections and Services group is responsible for the overall management of third-party interconnections on the Eversource transmission system (generation, load, and transmission); the Eversource OASIS site; regional and federal aspects of Distributed Energy Resources; coordination of third party requests to co-locate on existing rights-of-way; and strategic management of the open access transmission tariff (OATT) relative enabling/supporting the company's desired strategy. The region's generation fleet is undergoing a historic transformation. Driven by state and federal policies, coupled with changing economics and capabilities of emerging technologies, the Transmission Interconnections and Services group plays a pivotal role in enabling this transformation by leading interconnection requests affecting any part of Eversource's electric transmission system, which stretches across three New England states. This provides firsthand experience with most of the region's significant projects in development.

A Senior Engineer in this group will understand the strategic aspects of the generator/transmission owner interface in the regional wholesale energy markets; develop federal and state regulations addressing transmission interconnections; establish and maintain Eversource policies and procedures for transmission interconnections; negotiate Interconnection Agreements and other contracts with project developers; administer existing interconnection contracts including financial and operational terms and conditions; and manage relationships with ISO-New England (ISO-NE) staff and specific third parties such as generators, utilities, public power and some large customers.

Education
Baccalaureate degree in engineering is required
Master's degree in engineering is desirable

Experience
A minimum of eight (8) years related experience with at least five (5) years utility experience preferred
Prior experience helpful in the broad aspects of power systems planning and operations, power pool operations, emerging power markets, regulatory interfaces with federal and state authorities

Prior experience negotiating with individual external companies

Prior experience representing/negotiating business interests to an external, regional or industry organization
Experience developing written proposals and presentations in a team environment
Experience implementing and complying with federal and state rulings and guidelines
Experience in working with independent third parties (ISO-NE) to achieve mutually desired goals

On call Storm Duty assignment as necessary.

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.

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

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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