Engineer, Grid Modernization (Hybrid)
Company: Eversource Energy
Posted on: May 27, 2023
In this role as Engineer, in the Grid Modernization group, you
will be responsible for directly supporting the Company's plans to
modernize the design and operation of the electric distribution
system. Individual will support multi-disciplinary teams through
the life cycle of projects from conception and regulatory filings,
planning and implementation, and through performance measurement
and verification. Individual will also research emerging
technologies to propose complementary opportunities that will
augment the Grid Modernization portfolio. This is a hybrid role.
The first three months are full time in the office.Essential
- Support planning and implementation of current and future grid
modernization programs, including but not limited to Volt-Var
Optimization (VVO) and Distribution Management System (DMS),
including control and integration of inverter-based distribution
assets; Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS); and
analysis and visualization of archival and real-time power system
- Engage and support multi-disciplinary teams across three states
in Engineering, Operations, and Information Technology (IT) to
ensure effective collaboration during planning and execution.
- Responsible for all phases of project implementation including
technology review and selection; defining project budget, scope and
schedule; preparing project justification for budgetary approval;
project management; internal and external reporting and tracking;
and continuous stakeholder engagement.
- Investigate new and emerging technologies in the industry and
assess the relevance and benefit to the Company's grid
modernization strategy and coordinate with internal teams to review
and evaluate those options through the competitive procurement
- Thorough understanding of power system engineering concepts
such as power flow, voltage regulation, power factor and technical
losses, device coordination during normal and alternate system
- Familiarity with modeling electric distribution systems to
support system Operations and/or Planning and Forecasting (SCADA,
DMS, OMS, power flow, VVO, DERMS).
- Experience with developing and programming coordination schemes
and set points in microprocessor controls and relays for local and
remote dispatch of distribution equipment.
- Ability to efficiently import and manipulate large datasets
from different data sources to quantify system performance,
generate reports, and drive visualization for internal and external
- Ideal candidate is customer driven; displays initiative as a
change agent with a can-do attitude; accepts responsibility and
accountability; works cohesively with team members.Education:
- Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or
bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology. MS in Engineering
- Minimum of three (3) years in the technical, operational, or
engineering aspects of the electrical utility industry.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The
salary range for this position starts at $92,140 and the market
rate is $102,380, plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your
experience. Check out the career site for an overview of
- Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as
- Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as
necessary.#engajdWorker 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, Springfield , Engineer, Grid Modernization (Hybrid), Engineering , Springfield, Massachusetts
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