Avangrid Associate Engineer - EDP in Orange, Connecticut
Associate Engineer - EDP
Company: UIL HOLDINGS CORPORATION
Orange, CT, US
Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.
Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.
Avangrid Engineering Development Program
The 2-Year Avangrid Engineering Development Program is designed to provide a range of development activities, focused on engineering and leadership, to help recent university graduates establish critical skills as they gain a well-rounded experience within our organization.
These carefully structured experiences will expose participants to each of the key elements of our development process:
• Close cooperation between employee and management
• Ongoing coaching and mentoring Cross-functional exposure
• Leadership and soft skills training seminars
• Technical Training Track for advanced certifications and/or degrees
The 2-year rotational development program is designed to develop critical skills by providing participants an opportunity to experience a range of placement assignments and environments as they establish broad experience within Engineering. The rotational experiences will help develop a view of the "big picture" and capabilities in numerous areas important to engineering. These rotations could include experiences Orange, CT, Rochester/Binghamton, NY and Augusta/Portland, ME.
The core of this program consists of rotating job assignments. For each assignment, participants will be required to meet specific outcomes and execute project plans. Each rotation starts with setting goals and milestones based on the competencies sought in a leader.
An appraisal is performed at the end of each rotation to assess the participant’s performance overall and specific to the goals and milestones established for that rotation.
Along with rotations, members also are given opportunities to work on Process Improvement projects that relate to their rotations.
Skills and Requirements
• Bachelor's or master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field
• Solid academic standing with a GPA of 3.5 and above
• Engineering co-op or internship experience preferred;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
• Demonstrated strong leadership and/or proven technical skills;
• Highly motivated and takes initiative;
• Able to relocate for positions as required.
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
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