Associate Engineer - Gas System Planning

Avangrid Orange , CT 06477

Posted 4 months ago

Responsibilities

Under supervision, analyzes and recommends distribution and transmission system infrastructure improvements

and replacements to serve new and existing load and customers. Develops short and long-term plans for

distribution and transmission systems including regulator and gate stations to meet safety and reliability needs.

Maintains and updates gate station, regulator station, and primary valve records and makes recommendations for

replacements and improvements. Maintains and updates the gas hydraulic models. Supports Gas Design and

Delivery including specification of gate and regulator station equipment. Supports Gas Field Operations and Energy

Control Center. Applies company, industry, local, state, national codes, tariffs, and standards, and ensures

compliance with regulatory requirements. Provides engineering expertise for the planning, design, operation, and

maintenance of the distribution and transmission systems. Interacts with customers, developers, municipalities and

agencies.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
1.Performs engineering analyses of the gas distribution systems to serve new customer loads and develop

infrastructure improvements to increase system reliability and safety. Under supervision of Engineers, may perform

analyses of gas distribution and transmission systems above 60 psi maximum operating pressure and regulator

stations. Develops short and long-term plans to meet these system needs. Plans include development of cost and

capital budget support including economic studies and models. (20%,P)
2.Under supervision, interfaces with and supports Marketing and Economic Development for addition of new load and customers. May work with Engineers on requests that involve transmission mains and regulator stations or gas

supply issues. (20%,P)
3.Performs engineering analyses of the gas distribution systems to serve existing customer loads and develop

infrastructure replacements to increase system reliability and safety and meet regulatory requirements. Under

supervision of Engineers, may perform analysis of gas distribution and transmission systems above 60 psi

operating pressure and regulator stations. Develops short and long-term plans to meet these system requirements.

Plans include development of cost and capital budget support including economic studies and models. (20%,P)
4.Under supervision of Engineers, supports updates and maintenance of gas system planning tools including: gate

and regulator station data, valve data, Gas System Planning Manual, and gas hydraulic models. (10%,S)
5.Interfaces with and supports Gas Design and Delivery and Gas Field Operations and provides engineering

expertise for the planning, design, operation and maintenance of the distribution and transmission systems

including gate and regulator stations. (10%, S)
6.Applies appropriate codes, regulations, polices, and procedures. Under supervision, interfaces with customers,

developers, municipalities and agencies. (15%,S)
7.Under supervision, assist on more complex projects.(5%,S)

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or Technology degree in Mechanical and Civil Engineering preferred. Associates degree with a

minimum of four years relevant experience.

Certifications:

  • Engineer in Training desirable.

  • Valid driver's license.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Results oriented with a proactive drive for excellence.

  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • An effective team player.

  • Effective in managing multiple priorities and multi-tasking.

  • Project management skills, problem solving and analytical skills including computer modeling.

AVANGRID's employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


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