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Lead Engineer, Fleet Services

National Grid
Hicksville, NY
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Description: Description About the Position: The Lead Engineer, Fleet Services will provide engineering support and guidance for various fleet related processes including: Vehicle & Equipment Replacement Program Specifications for Electric & Gas utility vehicles and equipment Liaison between National Grid and vehicle & equipment manufacturers

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Responsible for annual vehicle and equipment replacement process Specify and obtain vehicles and utility work equipment for the Company. Interpret and evaluate vendor bids, monitor equipment construction phases and develop vehicle delivery schedules. Monitor manufacturer vendor performance, ensure company safety and business expectations and order details are being met, correct deficiencies as required. Perform field analysis of equipment defect & accident investigations. Coordinate all safety related recalls & service bulletins within multiple fleet repair facilities Subject matter expert regarding new vehicle technology, operation and capabilities. Liaison with client team identifying issues and opportunities to improve vehicle specifications. Lead vehicle and equipment committee teams in the development of fleet safety and performance standards, guidelines and specifications. Develop purchase and acceptance test specifications in compliance with current D.O.T., O.S.H.A., ANSI, SAE and other Federal and State Safety and/or engineering guidelines. Perform compliance review and acceptance testing at vendor facilities & in the field. Keep abreast of all environmental compliance regulations pertaining to the fleet maintenance industry and assure compliance. Develop and update Maintenance Service Schedules and inspection procedure for all equipment. Investigate accidents and equipment failures. Lead contact with key personnel and officials of other organizations such as vehicle and equipment manufacturers and suppliers. Support in-house warranty agreements and initiatives. Direct and lead Fleet Environmental and Governmental compliance requirements (Federal, State, County mandates) Responsible for research of new vehicle technology; hybrids, hydrogen, fuel cell, etc to meet all emission and carbon reduction requirements.
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required: Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and 7+ years of related professional experience. (Preference will be given to Mechanical Engineering or fleet/automotive related programs and experience).
Applicants must also possess a thorough knowledge of State and Federal Transportation Regulations, O.S.H.A. codes as well as knowledge of utility field operations.
The ability to work effectively with all levels of management and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Thorough knowledge of utility equipment safety standards, laws and regulations, DOT, ANSI, SAE, FMVSS, including specific knowledge of fleet specifications and engineering.
Demonstrate creativity, foresight and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving fleet engineering problems.
Ability to translate technical expertise into clearly understandable nomenclature and articulate with internal and external clients. Ability to craft presentations for senior management audience, influence key stakeholders, and present in various forums.
Requires travel throughout company service territory.

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 : Business Services Primary Location : NY-Hicksville Other Locations : MA-Waltham, NY-Syracuse Organisation : Business Services Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Dec 8, 2017, 2:54:25 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing


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