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MISO Energy Economic Studies Engineer (III or Senior I) in Carmel, Indiana

Position Location: Carmel, IN; Eagan, MN; or Little Rock, AR

Are you an experienced electrical engineer looking to broaden your exposure to MISO’s transmission planning efforts? Do you excel at explaining complex issues to business leaders? Are you interested in guiding multi-million-dollar investments for transmission owners, developers, and new MISO members? Does the idea of helping to ensure electricity for over 45 million people excite you? If so, read on…

As our Economic Studies Engineer (III or Senior I) , you will analyze transmission expansions to address energy market inefficiencies using various production cost modeling tools. You will also contribute to developing innovative solutions to transform the grid of the future, collaborating with multi-functional teams, and building lasting relationships with MISO stakeholders.

In this role, you will:

  • Conduct transmission planning studies and develop studies to address state and federal policies.

  • Investigate operational conditions in a simulated environment.

  • Evaluate the financial benefits for companies seeking MISO membership.

Within one year, you will know you have succeeded as an Economic Studies Engineer (III or Senior I) 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 seek candidates who possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, or related field.

  • At least four years’ experience required.

While not mandatory, the following attributes would be highly desirable:

  • PROMOD, PROMOD Analysis Tool (PAT), PSS/E, Transmission Adequacy Reliability Assessment (TARA).

  • Related Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) or Regional Reliability Organization (RRO)experience.

Appropriate level will be determined based upon experience and knowledge.

Join us as we shape the future of energy and apply today for this great opportunity!

Dynamic innovation is happening in the electric industry, from digitalizing homes and distributed resources to renewable energy and a constantly evolving grid. MISO manages the electricity superhighway in the Central U.S. and through use of groundbreaking research and sophisticated technology, our highly skilled employees ensure power flows reliably to 45 million Americans. Operating the electricity grid, running a robust energy market, planning for a bright future – it’s what our immensely hardworking and dedicated team does every day.

At MISO, we are proud to offer #workfromhome options to our employees and MISO offers a comprehensive benefits package available on your first day of employment.

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