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Lead Engineer, Asset Management (Hybrid)

Company: Eversource Energy
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

This position has the primary responsibility for leading a team of engineers, ensuring that the Eversource Business Strategy for the transmission substations program are optimally developed to provide the highest levels of system reliability at lowest possible costs. The Eversource business strategy will also need to consider the regulatory environment. Specific responsibilities include: developing coordinated substation programs and budgets, identifying process improvements with respect to development, approval and management of substation projects, providing input to the development and prioritization of the substations capital budgets, providing input to the development and prioritization of substation maintenance programs and spending levels, developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with other functions thereby ensuring a high level of interaction and quality communications, and managing and overseeing the day-to-day activities of the team. This position is a hybrid role.Essential Functions:

  • Capital Program Development:
    • Providing input to the development and prioritization of the Transmission capital budget, ensuring that Eversource's highest priority needs are met.
    • Identifies and prioritizes projects for inclusion in the One-Year Capital Budget Plan and development of detailed project scope and schedule. Interfaces with System Planning, Operations, Engineering and Project Management to create the capital parts of the plan, respectively.
    • Participates in the development of the five-year, three-state Transmission and Substation Capital Budget.
    • Creates Asset replacement strategies and asset sparing strategies
    • Project Coordination and Process Improvement:
      • Coordinates process improvements with the Manager of Project Solutions to incorporate a comprehensive Project Lifecyle process.
      • Coordinates Project development for project approvals, and asset data updates for the transmission substation portfolio.
      • Develops operational strategies for the utilization of asset resources, taking into account asset life cycle planning and risk analysis.
      • Analyzes Transmission reliability and project performance, including goal setting, metrics, reporting, developing strategies for improvement.
      • Develops and issues additional performance measures, identifying gaps and opportunities in performance to improve future project performance.
      • Implements tri-state processes for consistent collection and management of data to support substation strategies, programs, and processes
        • Team Oversight:
          • Supervises the performance of the assigned team. Develops employees through the use of performance management, coaching, and, as appropriate, rotational assignments.
          • Supports the development of organization plans and processes to drive overall efficiency and culture change.Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:Technical Knowledge/Skill:
            • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and attention-to-detail.
            • Working knowledge of standard office computer software (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).Education:
              • A Bachelor's degree in engineering is required.An electrical engineering degree is preferred.An advanced degree is in Engineering or Business Administration is desirable.Experience:
                • Eight years in the technical, operational, or engineering aspects of the electrical utility industry.
                • Supervisory experience preferred.Compensation and Benefits:
                  • Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The annual salary range for this position starts at $133,570 and the market rate is $148,410, plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of benefits.Working Conditions:
                    • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
                    • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.#tranajdWorker 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 Eversource's 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 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.

Keywords: Eversource Energy, Hartford , Lead Engineer, Asset Management (Hybrid), Engineering , Hartford, Connecticut

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