The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


10 hours

Manager, Electric Distribution Design, MA

North Andover, MA
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Description: Description Job Purpose: To provide distribution engineering and design services for Electric Distribution Design, MA. Manage and lead design resources to ensure effective and efficient prioritization of work and use of processes which help meet National Grid objectives and goals.
Key Accountabilities: · Monitor and/or assess engineering and design working practices to ensure they are compliant with relevant regulations and revise standards as a result of recommendations by industry associations (e.g. IEEE, EEI, ANSI, etc.). (RM1) · Develop and manage ongoing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders in order to identify and deliver solutions that benefit both parties. Work with business units, such as Operations and Asset Management, to translate requirements and business objectives into well-defined engineering designs/specifications with clearly defined business cases in order to support efficient working practices and change and innovation within National Grid. · Manage the day to day relationship with relevant customers/business areas in order to understand their requirements and deliver appropriate solutions, in line with National Grid policies and processes. (CS2) · Challenge existing processes and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies for the department. (CI3) · Motivate and lead a technical team in order to inspire commitment and engagement and improve long term performance. · Work closely with SHW in order to identify and respond appropriately to any potential hazards, incidents or circumstances that impact the safety, well being and working environment of employees within the Distribution Engineering area and promote the philosophy of safe team working to these employees. (SHE3) · Develop and implement plans to design work in a non-geographically based group to ensure effective use of resources and effective solutions for internal customers. (UNQ) · Work with other Design Managers and Supervisors to drive consistency and sharing of best practice in the engineering and design of the Distribution system. Manage and lead National Grid resources complying with appropriate collective bargaining of outsourced engineering resources whilst complying with relevant contractual obligations. Support storm restoration activities as well as off-hour emergency response needs in NE
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Requirements: · Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering and 8 years’ experience preferred with Supervisory or management experience within engineering, design, or operations. · Possesses theoretical knowledge and understanding of National Grid’s policies and processes and how to apply them effectively. · Technically proficient within engineering design and analysis · Strong Knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), National Electrical Code (NEC) and other related guidelines related to engineering, design and operations. · Strong working knowledge of Occupational Safety Health Act (OSHA) guidelines. · Must have a strong working knowledge of tools and systems within electric distribution design. · Detailed knowledge and understanding of regulatory issues affecting the industry. · Experience of using project management systems in order to understand and analyze data. · Strong engineering knowledge of how the electrical distribution system is designed in order to support operations.
This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat 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.
Job : Maint & Construction Primary Location : MA-North Andover Organisation : Electric Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Jan 2, 2018, 9:04:55 PM Unposting Date : Jan 17, 2018, 4:59:00 AM


  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics

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