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MISO Energy Principal Planning Engineer in Carmel, Indiana

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

Are you an engineer eager to make a difference for over 45 million people? Would you like to be on a team helping the transformation of our power grid to renewable energy sources? If so, read on…

As Principal Planning Engineer , you will have the opportunity to conduct power system analysis studies that support MISO’s generation interconnection queue. Additionally, you will coordinate and interact with interconnection customers and transmission owners, engage in process improvement initiatives and project management, and take ownership of specific processes.

Within one year as a Principal Planning Engineer , you will be successful if:

  • You gain a thorough understanding of MISO’s generation interconnection queue processes and related studies. With this knowledge, you initiate process improvements and enhance team efficiency.

  • You prepare and deliver impactful presentations that provide accurate assessments of our evolving generation fleet.

  • You collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, departments, leadership, internal committees, and respond promptly to external stakeholders.

Our successful candidate will possess:

  • 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.

  • At least eight (8) years of related power system planning or operations experience

While not required, it would be advantageous to possess:

  • Several years of related experience with power system analysis software such as PSS/E, MUST, TARA, TSAT, and VSAT.

  • Previous energy industry experience

Appropriate level will be determined based upon experience and knowledge.

Transformative innovation is happening in the electric industry, from digitalizing homes and distributed resources to renewable energy and an ever-changing grid. MISO manages the electricity superhighway in the Central U.S. and through use of groundbreaking research and advanced 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 offer a hybrid work environment and a comprehensive benefits package available on your first day of employment.

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