National Grid Meter Engineer in Albany, New York
Primarily responsible for engineering design, implementation, integration, and troubleshooting support for electric distribution and sub-transmission facing technologies; the Electric Grid Automation & Meter Engineering Organization is at the forefront of technology development for National Grid’s U.S. business. Our team culture is self-directed and empowered. Team members work on a wide range of projects; taking innovative concepts/ visions and making them a reality. We are proud that the Meter Engineering department is the “go-to” team for a vast array of stakeholders in developing realizable technology solutions for both today and a sustainable future tomorrow.
_About the Position:_
Ensure effective operations related to metering assets by providing engineering expertise and support for capital and O&M project work. Develop short and long-term asset strategies and ensure effective operations and safe designs. Evaluate and specify electric meters and related equipment. Provide metering designs and standards that meet ANSI C12, ISO-NE OP18, and State PUC Requirements., Support other business units with engineering and troubleshooting to meet local needs.
_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_
Create and update metering standards, procedures, and specifications for meters and associated equipment, provide field support and product evaluations, ensuring ISO meter compliance. Support wholesale and retail meter installations.
Represent Meter Engineering as the project team engineer responsible for design, engineering, and specification of metering equipment.
Support Company initiatives for innovation and modernization of our energy delivery infrastructure (e.g., NY REV, MA Grid Modernization, SIRI, etc.)
Engineer and support ISO compliant wholesale revenue meter points. This includes producing the annual testing and inventory report for the NYISO.
Represent the Company on ISO OP18 committee.
Undertake specific tasks of varying complexity in order to support colleagues in the design of technical solutions
Work independently with external National Grid customers to resolve meter and meter related issues, provide engineering review to ensure compliance on new installations, and disseminate required information to proper internal organizations for new installations.
Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to foster a collaborative team environment.
Test and challenge existing procedures as appropriate and highlight areas for improvement in order to ensure they are robust.
_Knowledge and Experience Required:_
A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program with up to 7 years of related experience
Advanced engineering degree(s) and/or PE preferred.
Demonstrate good working knowledge of industry standards, safety standards, and existing electrical design codes.
Must possess basic understanding of revenue metering systems and design concepts.
Proficient MS Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.).
Must be able to work overtime and/or holidays, nights, weekends as needed.
Must be able to travel overnight outside the normal work area.
This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./
Job: *Asset Management
Title: Meter Engineer
Requisition ID: 20181203
Other Locations: NY-Syracuse