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Engineer - Gas Engineering


Brunswick, ME, US



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



Job Summary

Plan and design natural gas distribution facilities in accordance with applicable codes, regulations and industry standards. Provide technical expertise and support to all internal departments and outside agencies including customers, contractors, state and local officials and engineering firms. Responsible for securing all necessary permits, easements and right of ways as well as the specification of materials and procedures. Plan current and future system requirements for expansion, reinforcement and replacement to ensure system adequacy, reliability and safety. Prepare cost estimates, monitor and evaluate current expenditures and prepare forecasts of current and future budget needs. Provide supervision during construction to ensure design standards are followed. Provide quantitative analysis for various engineering purposes such as actual project cost vs estimate, or capital budget spend analysis. Be able to draw conclusions from these quantitative analyses and put forth recommendations if needed. Ability to prepare and deliver presentations of results/findings in a clear and effective manner. Prepare designs and cost estimates for simple projects as needed.


•    Maintain, draft and update Gas Construction, Engineering, and Operating policies and procedures within an established document control system.
•    Monitor new or changing regulations to recommend changes to policies & procedures to maintain compliance.
•    Maintain, draft and update Construction Standards.
•    Design, manage, and track special gas engineering projects as required.
•    Ability to build and operate the gas system network model as required.
•    Prioritize and organize own time to meet deadlines.
•    Apply team effectiveness skills; contribute to the achievement of team goals.
•    Strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, develop and update performance metrics, and input/manage data in databases. Must have ability to prepare policies, procedures and standards, including written procedures and manipulating associated drawings.
•    Ability to prepare reports, charts and graphs. 
•    AutoCAD and ArcGIS experience preferred.
•    Ability to prepare and understand engineering drawings.
•    Experience or familiarity with natural gas piping systems, equipment, or operations preferred.

Note: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees in this position may be required to perform other related aspects of the job not listed above or listed under Purpose/Major Objectives as assigned by the supervisor. Each employee must accept responsibility for their own safety and health as well as the safety and health of their fellow employees.

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or civil engineering or related field of study with a minimum of three (3) years relevant experience required. Experience in piping design, metering and regulating principles.  Knowledge of corrosion control techniques, gas system construction practices, underground pipe locating, map reading and blue print reading.  Knowledge of state and Federal pipeline safety regulations.

Technical Skills/Competencies:
•    Theoretical Engineering knowledge - Planning, Operations and Engineering Design, Analytic, modeling & Calculation, understanding the business model; Global View of the Business (Values cross-functional collaboration, understands importance of growing knowledge and developing relationships and links across the organization)
•    Practical engineering experience/application - Planning, Operations and Engineering Design, Construction, (e.g. field experience, standardization "Perform economic analyses of engineering alternatives, develop business cases and defend in front of stakeholders.")
•    Engineering documentation – Ability to adequately document and interpret engineering documentation
•    Ability to review and approve engineering work done by others to ensure compliance with company standards, specifications, and contract requirements
•    Knowledge of Regulatory and Compliance Environment – Local, State and Federal Regulatory Standards and requirements

Preferred Qualifications: (Optional)
•    AutoCAD and ArcGIS experience.
•    Strong computer and interpersonal skills including written and verbal communications.



  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

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

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

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