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National Grid Transco PLC

In Britain we run systems that deliver gas and electricity across the entire country. In the North Eastern states of the US, we provide power directly to millions of customers. We hold a vital position at the centre of the energy system. We join everything up.National Grid's job is to connect people to the energy they use. From the warmth and light we rely on at home, and the power which keeps our factories and offices going, to the infrastructure and technologies that are essential parts of ... Read More

Address      The Lakes Northampton NN4 7HD
Website      www.nationalgrid.com/
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Network Strategy Engineer

Job Responsibilities:

      As an Engineer for the Network Strategy Engineering department located in Hicksville, NY, be a part of the Protective Relay team where you will be responsible to perform fault studies, review relay coordination and issue relay setting recommendations for the transmission and distribution substations and generating stations. Review Independent Power Producer (IPP) interconnects relay settings. In order to succeed you will be able to:

    * Evaluate system disturbances and recommend operating procedures to improve system reliability. Evaluate and recommend changes to control and protection designs and settings to insure operation for changes in system conditions.
    * Develop models of the electric system using various computer programs to calculate short circuit currents, line impedances, ground potential rise and coefficients of grounding. Evaluate proposed system changes and determine their effect on existing system relay protection and coordination.
    * Review, revise and develop new control and protection standards. Provide detailed engineering and prepare equipment and contract specifications for control and protection projects. Review proposed IPP interconnections for conformance to the IPP interconnect guides.
    * Provide field support to the operating departments i.e. Electric System Operations, Substation Maintenance, and electric production. Provide support to other engineering organizations.

      Job Qualifications:
          o Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required. NYS PE is desirable.
          o Knowledge of protective relay equipment and principles and operation of electric power systems is desirable.
          o Knowledge of engineering, design, and analysis of protection and control equipment for electric transmission and distribution systems is desirable.
          o Strong interpersonal, communications, writing and administrative skills are required.
          o Strong analytical and computer skills, excellent problem solving skills are required.

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Vacancy type:

Full Time

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Job Duration:

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Phone:

1-800-322-3223

Email:

BSO-BayStateWest@us-ngrid.com

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