Engineer - Gas Engineering
About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com
The Engineer will perform moderately complex engineering analysis, design, and calculations pertaining to the construction of new or maintenance of existing natural gas underground distribution infrastructure. This can include the economic aspects and business case justification for projects, not only engineering aspects. Work is to be completed with minimal guidance. Follow updates in research and developments taking place in the power industry through training and industry associations.
•Perform moderately complex engineering analyses, design and calculations using standard methodology and principles and other viable approaches.
•Develop alternate methods or design concepts to resolve problems or to improve processes/services.
•Solve moderately complex distribution engineering problems.
•Takes a new perspective on established solutions. E.g. system modifications, district regulator/gate station rebuild or replacement, bridge attachments etc.
•Prepare, maintain, and understand drawings (e.g. civil, subsurface).
•Develop and specify equipment, assemble documents and other requirements of moderate to complex level of difficulty.
•Represent engineering aspects of natural gas engineering on assigned project teams. Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience and provide guidance to other team members on gas distribution infrastructure issues.
•Review the engineering work of drafters, designers, subordinate engineers, and consultants.
•Interprets and make recommendations with respect to customer and stakeholder needs.
•Promotes cross functional teamwork on assigned tasks and projects.
•Assist in guiding and mentoring engineers in civil design and engineering development.
•Provides direction for resources outside of the department.
•Interprets processes and standards related to distribution infrastructure.
•Recommends solutions and best practices for standard and non-standard situations.
•Represents Distribution Infrastructure on projects, task forces and studies.
•Develops business cases and manage small projects/processes/initiatives or teams in accordance with applicable CNG/SCG guidelines.
•Coordinate phases of engineering for assigned portions of a project/program.
•Plan, schedule, monitor, control budget/estimates, construction plans and material orders for assigned tasks and/or projects.
•Works independently to specify and design systems to address standard and non-standard situations.
•Apply design standards, industry codes, design criteria, guidelines and CNG/SCG polices/procedures.
•Possess and demonstrated in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in Engineering, along with related business practices and procedures.
•Able to explain difficult issues and work to establish consensus.
•Able to work in a cross-functional team and guide or mentor other team members.
•Able to work independently on complex engineering problems with minimal supervision or direction.
- Develop Self & Others
- Empower to grow
- Collaborate and Share
- Be a role model
- Focus to achieve results
- Be agile
- Technical Skills
Skills and Requirements
Education & Experience Required:
•Requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited college/ university plus 5 years’ experience performing engineering duties, preferably in the natural gas industry.
•The CNG/SCG Basic Engineering Training Curriculum (e.g. ECNE-PUI) or equivalent can be considered appropriate work experience.
•Engineering degrees in Civil, Mechanical or Construction Management may be preferred.
Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country
Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables
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