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Eversource Energy Associate Engineer - Distribution System Planning in Manchester, New Hampshire

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHmr45H8xZE)As the Associate Engineer, you will be responsible for assessing and promoting actions that ensure the adequacy and reliability of the Eversource Distribution System based on established criteria, rules, and standards. You will identify, plan, and prioritize system additions and reinforcements needed to meet reliability, power quality and system load needs. You will also undertake engineering work in support of other Eversource departments.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in development of distribution system models for the purpose assessing steady-state and transient performance under various scenarios.
  • Identify, plan and prioritize system additions and reinforcements needed to meet reliability, resiliency, voltage, power quality and capacity needs.
  • Evaluate operational issues and perform power systems analyses to develop near- and long-term distribution system adequacy assessments, evaluate thermal, voltage and PQ violations, and develop solutions and contingency response plans
  • Support engineers who interface with other utilities, independent parties and the NH Public Utilities Commission to resolve interconnections requirements, achieve integrated design of the T&D System & resolve regulatory issues
  • Participate in committees and forums to enhance competencies in electric power engineering theory and practice
  • Partner with other departments (Distribution Engineering, Asset Management, Standards,Transmission/Substationengineering, etc.) to design and engineer solutions, and prepare economic analyses for complex projects; recommend the allocation of costs for facilities used jointly with other utilities.

Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with power system modeling and simulation software for steady state load flow, voltage, short circuit, stability, and electromagnetic transients
  • Understanding of electrical engineering concepts such as load flow, reliability, stability, short circuit, voltage regulation, transients, power factor, losses, etc.
  • Technical understanding of equipment and applications used in the operation of the power delivery system, as well as power industry fundamentals, practices, and standards
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and engineering economics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to present in a formal setting
  • Ability to work effectively with various levels within the organization
  • Ability to respond to data requests for regulatory bodies.
  • Demonstrated skill with MS Office applications as well as Internet-based tools and resources
  • Ability to multi-task and shift among multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Strong customer focus
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to achieve desired results by setting high standards for self and others, and accepts responsibility for outcomes.
  • Knowledge of the techniques for planning the expansion of distribution lines and distribution substation facilities.
  • Proficiency with productivity tools and programming environments such as MATLAB, Python VBA, etc.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required. A B.S. in Electrical Engineering or experience in Electric Power Systems is preferred.

Experience:

  • 0-3 years related experience required.

Working Conditions:

  • Must hold a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
  • Will have storm restoration and emergency assignments.

Please include a resume with your application.

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource 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.

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Vaccination 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 a decision has been made about whether or not to make you 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 requiring reasonable accommodation.

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.

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