Engineer, Substation Engineering – NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Syracuse

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 5-10 years

Job Description

As part of National Grid’s continued commitment to safety, all new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or medical reason can request a reasonable accommodation.
About us

National Grid is hiring an Engineer in Syracuse, NY

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

To support successful and on-time delivery of substation projects including supporting the capital investment plan, distribution and transmission interconnection projects, and other emerging work or new technologies. Substation projects include equipment replacement, asset separation, rebuilds and greenfield (new) substations.

Key Accountabilities
• Perform preliminary engineering and detailed final design engineering for transmission and distribution class substations up to and including 345kV.
• Designs include modifications and additions to existing sites and new ‘green’ field (new construction) locations.
• Provide detailed technical scope and cost estimate documentation for use by both internal and external design resources.
• Perform engineering calculations and studies to support project scope.
• Provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplined project team.
• Prepare comprehensive written and oral reports of technical problems, investigative findings, and engineering recommendations.
• Support Project Manager and Project Management Processes.
• Participate in project estimating and economic analysis.
• Coordinate with design consultants and interface with internal design staff.
• Review drawings associated with projects, including manufacturers’ equipment.
• Manage consultants’ work, ensuring compliance and technical adequacy against approved standards.
• Development of standards and procedures.
• Support construction and project closeout activities.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
• Able to lead interdisciplinary technical teams to evaluate solution options and develop project scopes, cost estimates and project schedules.

• Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline is required
• At least 4 years of engineering, design or project management experience preferred
• – PE/EIT registration is desired, but not required
• Strong knowledge of OSHA, PHMSA, and MA and RI regulations
• 8+ years experience preferred, will consider more junior applicants
• Familiarity with NERC Transmission Planning Standards, NPCC Criteria and ISO and State level Transmission Planning rules

More Information


$78,000 – $92,000 a year

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.  National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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