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Eversource Energy Electrical Engineer Gr. 3 in Somerville, Massachusetts

POSITION: 1- Engineer Gr. 3

DEPARTMENT: System Engineering

LOCATION: Somerville, MA

RATES OF PAY: Gr. 3: $46.21- $50.47- $54.57- $58.48-$61.29

Gr. 4: $65.29



**Union Represented Position**


The title Engineer designates employees whose responsibilities and duties require professional knowledge and aptitude for creative thinking in some specific field of engineering, such as electrical, electronic, mechanical, chemical, civil, heating and ventilation, or structural and whose activities are in connection with engineering construction, operation or maintenance assignments, or other technical work of the Company.

Engineers must effectively conduct their work activities with regard to the work of others such as: engineers or others working on the same projects; personnel of other departments; representatives of consulting engineering firms, municipalities, other utilities, manufacturers, customers, contractors; contractors’ employees engaged in related activities.

It will be essential for Engineers engaged in certain activities involving other departments to acquire familiarity with any applicable rules and procedures established by those departments such as “Permit” procedure, “Red Tagging” procedures, Safety Rules and procedures, System Operating Department routines, etc.

Engineers are responsible for the safe, efficient, and productive performance of the work.

Engineers must ensure that all proper tools, equipment, and material are specified for job assignments.

This position is essential to providing the necessary engineering coverage in the Somerville and Cambridge areas, especially during summer heat events and storm restoration efforts. Most importantly, this position will enable engineering to meet the demands of the constant high new customer design workload, the increasing third-party attachments and DG interconnection workload, and provide the Electric Operations department with the expected level of support related to the annual capital plans. Further, the Grade 3 Engineering position plays a key role in switching operations and loading concerns due to off-schedules and planned outages.

The typical System Engineering workload is as follows:

• New Customer Connect (NCC) work orders

• Capital Plan project designs

• Distribution circuit analysis and mitigation designs

• Department of Public Utilities Significant Outage Reports

• Load relief switching and Electric Service support

• Technical support during construction for NCC and system improvement projects

• Distribution circuit annually loading analysis

• System change notices and records updates

• Substation project support and related distribution upgrades

• Daily circuit outage report review and corresponding system improvements

• Attend customer meetings and site visits

• Review circuits for optimal performance and operation – capacity and reliability

• Analyze and solve voltage and power quality issues


Gr. 3

1. Engineering education as evidenced by a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE),Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering Technology (BSET), and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Science (BSECE).

2. This is the entering rating for the engineering school graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE),Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering Technology (BSET), and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Science (BSECE).

3. Must evidence interest and aptitude necessary for successful progress in the engineering profession.

4. Must possess personality traits such as alertness, self-reliance, poise, tact and the ability to maintain harmonious relations with their associates.


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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.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

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.