Associate Engineer or Engineer Substation Operations

Job Info

Sep 13, 2021


Posting Expiration Date: Sep 23, 2021

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Substation Operations

Department: Protective Systems Testing

Section: SUBST OPS TechApps & CyberSecr

Location: Various

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Ensures implementation of the company Safety, Health and Environmental (EH&S) programs for employees whose work is directed. Ensures that safe work practices are followed and the environment is fully protected in accordance with Company policy and governmental regulations.
  • Commitment to the Way We Work Principles and adheres the Company's Standard of Business Conduct and other Company procedures including Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Discipline, and security.
  • At Con Edison we have and we all need to take special interest in our customers, both within the company and externally. As an employee, you need to commit to these ideals of developing a proactive customer-centric culture to foster trust and confidence among customers and improve value for all our stakeholders.
  • Develop operational and maintenance test instructions for relays.
  • Lead and develop written evaluation of system disturbances and coordination with Engineering and submit ESR.
  • Develop test plan for microprocessor and electromechanical relays.
  • Provide necessary training for relay technicians
  • Act as technical liaison between Central Engineering and various groups Cyber Security Training Program and aspects of Personnel Risk Assessment Program.
  • Develop Capital project justification.
  • Evaluate maintenance practices and develop more efficient and reliable methods.
  • Review and comment on Engineering design concept for relays and relay upgrades.
  • Industry involvement with EPRI, NATF and other organizations on relay applications.
  • Familiarize with all the NERC CIP standards.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of CIP 002, CIP 007 and CIP 010.
  • Ensure microprocessor relays are in compliances as CIP 002, CIP 007 and CIP 010.
  • Interfaces with designated organizations and departments at O&R and CECONY, and with service vendors and contractors, to achieve sustainable compliance with NERC CIP requirements.
  • Make presentations as required, and at the executive level.
  • Performs a role in cascading Human Performance Improvement (HPI) error avoidance tools to ensure they are a part of the fabric of operations for all Protective System and Testing (PST) personnel and are incorporated into all daily work activities.
  • Conduct and participate in Field evaluation/analysis of equipment or system maloperations, prepare failure analysis reports and other analysis as may required.
  • Must be committed to fostering a Zero Accident Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Achieving Operational Excellence, Developing an effective Cost Management Culture and Enhancing the Customer's Experience.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering 2 Years Experience (Associate Engineer A 1H) Relative work experience in power systems Engineering Experience working on various relay systems Or
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering 3 Years Experience (Engineer 2L) Relative work experience in power systems Engineering Experience working on various relay systems

Required Work Experience

  • Engineering Experience in any of the following areas: Power System, relay Protection, Microprocessor based relays. Required
  • Must Demonstrate the ability to learn and apply new topics. Required
  • Must have knowledge on Protest and various relay software. Preferred
  • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and VISIO.
  • Acute knowledge with North America Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) CIP Standards.
  • Must be able to deliver exemplary customer service and develop a team spirited work environment in support of Con Edison's corporate values and mission.
  • Must possess superior oral and written communication skills, champion change and have the ability to influence other in order to improve the management process.
  • Must be well organized, detailed oriented flexible to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to exercise independent judgement and possess the ability to render sound business decisions.

Skills & Ability

  • Ability to interpret basic information on drawings.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Possesses strong technical aptitude

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Must respond to system emergencies
  • Must work at field locations in all weather conditions
  • Must work in an environment that includes heat, noise, confined spaces, and high elevations
  • Must climb ladders and stairs
  • Must work in inclement weather and adverse conditions (i.e., excessive heat, cold, noise, confined spaces)
  • Must work with and in the vicinity of high voltage and/or other high-energy systems
  • Must be approved and able to wear either a full- or half-face respirator without facial hair or other condition that may interfere with the seal, in accordance with OSHA regulations.
  • Must travel to company locations to work on storm restoration and heat contingencies
  • Must use eye-hand coordination to adjust controls on equipment
  • Must wear all necessary personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including; fire retardant clothing and safety harness

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.