APRIL WASYLENKO, WEB MANAGER
April Wasylenko is the Lead Engineer, Project Engineering and Design, for National Grid in the US. Her responsibility encompasses the detailed engineering to define mechanical and instrumentation and control requirements for the engineering and design of projects for the transmission and distribution of natural gas including regulator stations, metering stations, and transmission mains.
Her current focus is preparing specifications for control system procurement of process, electrical, instrument and mechanical equipment, engineering in this specialty design the automated system, choose the appropriate technology and suppliers for the engineering and managing the system’s initialization through to completion. She ensures that systems run smoothly and safely, reliability is maximized, regulatory requirements and internal standards of measurements are compliant and costs are kept in check.
She joined KeySpan Energy, serving to Long Island Power Authority in 2002 as the Computer Network Engineer in Electric System Operations. Her role moved along with National Grid after the merger and became the senior Electric Reliability Engineer, monitoring the reliability of LIPA’s electric system and its dependability while enhancing the development and implementation of strategic and cost effective reliability improvement programs.
April is a graduate of NYU Tandon School of Engineering (Polytechnic Institute of New York University) with Computer Engineering degree and holds a Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance from Dowling College. She currently resides in Long Island with her son, Stephen and her chocolate Labrador, Pyros. She is passionate about serving her time with Hands Together NY volunteering group whose core purpose is on feeding the hungry and homeless on Long Island.