AES United States Engineer - Transmission Planning in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Under general supervision, the Transmission Planning engineer will be responsible for conducting studies in connection with the 34.5KV, 138KV and 345KV transmission system to ensure the operational reliability, adequacy, and security. This work includes power flow analysis, stability studies, voltage studies, technical analysis of disturbances, implementation of regulatory reliability standards, and coordination of reliability and economic studies with the Regional Transmission Operator. Other responsibilities include performing interconnection studies for generation and transmission requests and providing technical support to the Transmission Operations Control Center. The Planning engineer will study the current and future transmission system configuration, recommend changes to transmission system facilities, perform economic analysis of alternatives and assist with the preparation of the 5 and 10 year construction forecast plans report.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or other related discipline from an accredited college and/or university with Power related course work

Preferred Skills:

  • Transmission planning, engineering design and/or operational experience

  • Pursuit of Professional Engineer’s registration or Professional Engineering License

  • Strong computer skills including power flow, stability, Microsoft Office Access and other tools

  • Leadership skills and experience

  • Strong communicator both oral and written

  • Must be able to ensure the use of sound engineering principles and practices

Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. IPL is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: IPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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