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Lead Analyst Distribution Infrastructure

Company: Avangrid
Location: Stratford
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Avangrid is seeking aLead Analyst Distribution Infrastructure to join their team in their Orange, CTlocation.Lead Engineers and work with management to develop and analyze project costs, create financial documents acting in a role as the SME for the Department. Create, oversee and manage project schedules in Primavera. Use and develop spreadsheets, databases and various software to produce forecasts, Departmental trends and metrics and resource planning (ERMT). Can work independently with guidance on complex tasks or with teams and staff on more routine matters. Acts as a resource for colleagues and engineers having less experience in these matters. Acts as a consultant to assess Department reports and data to increase visibility and predictability.Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed, complex financial, scheduling, forecasting, estimating, and analyses using standard methodology & principles.
  • Develop alternate methods or concepts to resolve financial and scheduling problems.
  • Interprets internal/external business issues and recommends best practices and/or process improvements utilizing a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions
  • Prepare, maintain and understand monthly, quarterly, and annual variance analysis including explanations of results relative to capital expenditures, baselines, and original budgets. Complete the same for productive / non-productive hours (ERMT)
  • Serve as SME for forecasting/ordering equipment of extreme importance (transformer, cable). Interpret internal/external business issues and recommend best practices and/or process improvements.
  • Participate in industry associations.
  • Lead teams & review financial, forecasting, and scheduling of others.
  • Anticipates & makes recommendations with respect to customer & stakeholder needs. Explains difficult concepts & influences others. May be required to make presentations to Senior Management
  • Manages and provides direction for resources outside of the Department.
  • Develop business cases in accordance with applicable UI guidelines
  • Leads others to specify and design systems to resolve complex problems in non-standard situations & develop creative solutions.
  • Independently apply industry codes and standards, guidelines & UI procedures, and policies.
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge and interprets processes and standards related to distribution infrastructure. Recommends solutions and best practices where appropriate. Represents Distribution Infrastructure on projects, task forces and studies.
  • Develop business cases and manage projects/processes/initiatives in accordance with applicable UI guidelines. Conduct complex readiness assessments, evaluate results, and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
  • Assist in the management of resources (ERMT) including developing forecasts and plans to ensure adequate resources are available.
  • Anticipate needs and solutions in a proactive manner.
  • An understanding of engineering/construction materials is desired.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical and civil engineering is preferred but is required to learn to become proficient in the position.Qualifications: (minimum qualifications for assignment to this job)Education: BS/BA Degree Experience:
    • Requires a Bachelors of Science/Arts Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, or Construction Management from an accredited college/university or similar degree (e.g., Electrical Engineering).
    • Requires a depth and breadth of experience in budget preparation including cost and schedule analysis with a strong proficiency in Primavera (P6) functionality, SAP financial and projects systems, Access, and Excel.
    • Additional requirements include the quantitative ability to produce spreadsheets, database queries, and other such analytical tools.
    • Must be self-directed and demonstrate a strong initiative to meet scheduled dates and deliverables. Working knowledge of Distribution Engineering practices and materials is a desired plus.
    • Strong written and verbal skills are required. Ability to work across Departmental lines and establish consensus necessary.About the CompanyAVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of Americas best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Avangrid, Stratford , Lead Analyst Distribution Infrastructure, Professions , Stratford, Connecticut

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