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Avangrid Lead Engineer - Dispatch & ECC in Vestal, New York

Lead Engineer - Dispatch & ECC



Vestal, NY, 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.

Job Summary

Position provides technical guidance, review and approval of engineering work and engineering support to maintain the safe and reliable operation of the Company’s electric transmission and distribution systems under normal, maintenance and emergency operating conditions.


  1. Provide guidance and technical information to Operators, operating staff, and other engineering areas for planned maintenance outages and emergency outage conditions including after hour availability and storm duty.

  2. Validate network model database and utilize energy management/control system analysis tools (state estimator, dispatcher load flow & contingency analysis) to evaluate reliability impacts of proposed & actual transmission and generation outages, and select and recommend operating alternatives necessary to meet reliability objectives.

  3. Review, validate and correct operating information included on real time operating displays and for Substation Operating Instructions so that accurate operating information is utilized.

  4. Represent Company on ISO committees and at other industry organizations. Ensure and recommend issues that enable efficient and reliable operation of Company’s electric power system.


Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

• Bachelor Degree in Electrical Technology or related field of study.

• A minimum of 5 years of related experience is preferred.

• Advanced knowledge of transmission system operations, energy control system operations, power system network model content, use of load flow tools for electric power system network analysis, and load forecasting is preferred.


• Strong analytical skills.

• Results and proactive oriented.

• Effective communication (writing, listening, speaking), interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to make decisions under pressure.

• Team player and a high level of attention to detail.


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

    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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