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Lead Engineer - Gas Engineering


Orange, CT, US



Develop and lead a group of Engineers and Engineering Analysts in the design of assigned new business, replacement programs and facility relocations to accommodate municipal initiatives.  Manage project and program schedules and specifications within budget. Integrate best practices across the companies in accordance with Avangrid standard practices. Ensure project resources have the correct toolsets and processes in place and that all relevant staff is trained and equipped to successfully deliver their work.

Skills and Responsibilities
  • Oversee and lead employees responsible for performing distribution system designs to ensure adherence to required quality objectives
  • Ability to follow up and follow through with action items and dependencies
  • Must be able to support and drive implementation of the agreed upon strategies and schedules
  • Interface and support Operations, Gas Supply, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing and Economic Development to achieve relevant Company goals
  • Represent the company in public outreach efforts, including public meetings as required
  • Ability to communicate and present information effectively at all levels
  • Awareness and understanding of key business drivers
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to articulate highly technical concepts
  • Energizing leader that possesses strong interpersonal communication and facilitation skills, detail-oriented, thorough and results-focused.
  • Possess the ability to work across organizational lines within the company and influence key internal executives and line managers.
  • Flexible and willing to step up to take on tasks beyond a job description as required
  • Develop appropriate metrics and reports
  • Drive a practice of continuous improvement - using data to drive constant improvement efficiency
  • Ability to manage competing priorities using sound engineering and financial judgment to determine optimal solutions
  • Perform standard and complex engineering analyses, designs 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
Education and Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s degree required,
  • Minimum 7 years relevant utility distribution design experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of gas distribution design
  • Demonstrated understanding of utility operations and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in the execution of strategic objectives.
  • Proven track record of achieving results in high pressure and high profile assignments.
  • General contract, commercial and regulatory awareness with the ability to balance effective and efficient customer service and project delivery, ensuring maximum return on investment.
  • Track record of effective stakeholder and customer service engagement and management.
  • Knowledge of Engineering, Construction and Maintenance standards in accordance with regulatory requirements



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Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Gas, Energy

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