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Associate Engineer

Company: Eversource Energy
Location: Hartford
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHmr45H8xZE)Role and Scope of the PositionThis position will support the design, construction, maintenance and operation of Transmission Lines on the Eversource System in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts (CT/WMA). This requires familiarity with design codes, theories, and the relevant software packages. Specific duties include: design and analysis of overhead transmission lines, design of line supporting structures, foundation designs, clearance evaluations, development of documentation for regulatory and siting agencies (including drawings, reports, interrogatory responses, etc.), representation of Transmission Line and Civil Engineering (TL&CE) in industry, legal and regulatory proceedings, and other duties as required. This position will report to the CT/WMA Massachusetts Overhead Lead Engineer of Transmission Line & Civil Engineering.Essential Functions:Support of Capital Investment Program:

  • Support in drafting documents for the initiation of projects including estimates, project justifications and scopes, full project initiation submittals, drawings, photographs, etc.
  • Support of the design of overhead transmission lines using PLS-CADD and associated software.
  • Development of siting and permitting technical details including drawings and public presentations. To be followed by support of siting in permitting in public forums representing TL&CE
  • Development and oversight of design details, specifications, material lists, drawing packages to be issued for procurement of transmission materials and construction of transmission facilities.
  • Support the documentation of newly constructed Transmission Line facilities.Support of Maintenance and Operations groups at Eversource Energy:
    • Support the maintenance and operation of Transmission Line facilities on the Eversource System with engineering analysis
    • Review external uses of Eversource rights-of-way against Eversource Standards
    • Analyze data from the field about the condition of Transmission Line Assets and provide technical guidance regarding replacement and/or remediation.
    • Assist other organizations within Eversource with information and guidance regarding transmission facilities. These groups can include (but are not limited to): Plant Accounting, Transmission Asset Management, Real Estate, Legal, Regulatory Policy & Planning, Governmental Affairs, Customer Service, etc.Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:Technical Knowledge/Skill:
      • Knowledge of Transmission Line & Engineering civil, structural and electrical concepts
      • Familiarity with Transmission Line Construction techniques
      • Familiarity with the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and the Massachusetts DPU Code (per Chapter 220, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Regulations Section 125).
      • Knowledge of the guidance in AISC Steel Manual, ACI Building Code and Commentary
      • Familiarity with PLS-CADD and its associated suite of software products, Microsoft Office, Sag10, L-Pile, MathCAD
      • A combination of strong technical knowledge and business acumen.
      • Understanding of the Federal and New England Regulatory environment and the impact for the Transmission Business.
      • Ability to interpret and analyze financial documents.
      • Working knowledge of information technology and use of Eversources office automation and information systems.
      • Ability to enhance internal and external customer satisfaction.
      • Strong communication skills, including the ability to make formal presentations and translate technical information into terms that are meaningful to the audience.
      • Ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.Education : ABachelors degree in engineering is required. A civil/electrical/mechanical engineering degree is preferred. An advanced degree in Engineering or Business Administration is desirable. A Professional Engineers License or Engineering In Training License is desirable.Experience: No previous experience is required for the Associate Engineer Level. Experience in the technical, operational or engineering aspects of the electric utility industry is strongly preferred.Licenses & Certifications: A valid drivers license.Worker Type:RegularNumber of Openings:1EEO StatementEversource 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.VEVRRA Federal ContractorVaccination Information:Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversources HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.Emergency Response:Responding to emergency situations to meet customers needs is part of every employees 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.

Keywords: Eversource Energy, Hartford , Associate Engineer, Engineering , Hartford, Connecticut

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