Position Location: Carmel, IN; Eagan, MN; or Little Rock, AR
Are you a hardworking electrical engineer looking to gain broad exposure to MISO’s planning, market, and operations teams? Do you like to use your interpersonal skills to explain complex issues to business leaders?
Do you have interest in guiding the investment of millions of dollars for transmission owners, transmission developers, generation developers and new MISO members?
Does the thought of being part of a company that impacts over 42 million people by helping ensure they have electricity excite you?
If so, read on…
As our Economic Studies Engineer, you will help MISO analyze future market operations to ensure the most efficient, least-cost generation is able to serve projected load. You will also develop outstanding transmission solutions to address market congestion, renewable generation development, and generation portfolio evolution.
Additionally, you will be part of the team where you will use your creativity to develop solutions that drive and transform the grid of the future. This team utilizes extensive collaboration with multi-functional teams when solving complex problems along with unique opportunities to build and develop lasting relationships with MISO stakeholders.
You will have the opportunity to work on transmission planning studies, crafted studies to address state and federal policies, investigating operational conditions in a simulated environment and evaluate the financial benefits for companies seeking MISO membership.
In one year as our Economic Studies Engineer, you will know you were successful if:
you demonstrated your ability to balance and prioritize multiple long-term projects to meet department objectives
you developed and utilized an in-depth understanding of the policy and business drivers guiding the MISO transmission planning process(s)
you built a network of colleagues within MISO and the industry
We are looking for hardworking engineers who have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
We would also prefer engineers with the following:
One or more years of experience in the electric planning, compliance, regulatory standards or economics field
Prior experience working for an Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) or Regional Reliability Organization (RRO)
Previous energy industry experience
Appropriate level will be determined based upon experience and knowledge.
See what MISO is all about!
MISO manages the electricity superhighway in the Central U.S. Through use of groundbreaking research and advanced technology, our highly skilled employees ensure power flows reliably to 42 million people. Operating the electricity grid, running a robust energy market, planning for a bright future – it’s what our immensely talented and dedicated team does every day.
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Apply today for the opportunity to help us keep the lights on!