Eversource Energy
Berlin, Connecticut, United States
(on-site)
18 days ago
Job Function
Other

Description

This is a hybrid role. The first three months are fulltime in the office.

In this role you will perform engineering assignments (engineering and design) in support of distribution automation projects for Eversource. In addition, you will be responsible for defining DNP points list, device polling rates, defining unsolicited events, producing device DNP templates and settings files, collaborating with Distribution Communications Engineering group to select appropriate communication medium for device deployment, evaluating new technologies that will be automated on the Distribution system.

Additional responsibilities will include being responsible for engineering solutions for each distribution device that is optimally configured to provide the data accurately and timely to support real time systems and operations. In this role you will also serve as the subject matter expert for distribution automation technologies ensuring Eversource is utilizing the right mix of products and services to meet operational requirements and collaborate with Field Communications to troubleshoot and commission new field devices connected to the electric distribution system at Eversource.

Essential Functions:
  • Assist in the planning, coordinating and performing of engineering assignments.(design and implementation) in support of wireless telecommunication systems for Eversource.
  • Work with the team to contribute to the configuration and specification of wireless telecom equipment / hardware.
  • Troubleshoot events on the distribution system where a field device communication is identified to have mis-operated or impacted remote operations.
  • Applies a good understanding of, and compliance with, requirements and standards set forth by industry organizations and regulatory bodies such as FCC, IEEE, etc.
  • Exhibits a "can-do" attitude to successfully work through issues and/or changes in priorities and work processes. Responds positively to new demands or circumstances.
  • Individual will plan, coordinate, and perform engineering assignments (design and implementation) in support of the installation and commissioning of electric field devices for Eversource.
  • Individual will prescribe the DNP settings for field devices including but not limited to: definition of status, control, and measurement points, polling rate, unsolicited event classification
  • Issue design settings to field operations for implementation in the field.
  • Support lab testing with field communications to ensure design is working properly prior to field implementation
  • Understanding of and compliance with requirements and standards set forth by industry organizations and protocols such as IEEE, DNP, modbus etc.


Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:
  • Basic understanding of SCADA engineering concepts, in particular DNP 3.0 protocol preferred.
  • Strong communications and presentation skills.
  • Strong ability to coordinate with a team to learn to design and build out a project.
  • Understanding of the design, specification, and installation of automated distribution field devices such as reclosers, switches, padmount switchgear, RTUs, etc.


Education:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, or related discipline required.


Experience :

Minimum of 3+ years related experience is required. Engineering design experience preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

None

Compensation: Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The annual salary range for this position is $94 ,000.0 0 to $1 05 , 00 0 .00, plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of our benefits.

Working Conditions:
  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.
  • Depending on the specific nature of the engineering role, position may require occasional to significant travel by car. A valid driver's license is required.


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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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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.

Job ID: 72984378
Energy/Utilities/Gas/Oil/Electric
Berlin , CT , US

Powering New England We're 9,600 people committed to providing safe, reliable and sustainable electric, gas and water service in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire. Our operations trace their roots back to the middle of the 19th century. Through the decades, many companies have come together to form Eversource, New England’s largest energy delivery company. Today, we’re proud to serve 4.4 million customers. Like our predecessor companies, we’re focused on supporting every one of our communities, to power t...

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