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NiSource Transmission Resource Engineer - Job Family in Hammond, Indiana

Perform seasonal, next-day, and current-day power system analysis using power flow, transient stability, voltage stability steady-state analysis software, including PSSE, MUST, GE Energy Management System analyst tools (SE, CA, TSAT, VSAT), Powertech DSA TARA

Use available applications and programs (e.g., SDX, MISO Extranet, PJM EDart, etc.) to gather specific information that aids in NIPSCO Transmission System analysis

Maintain the present and planned network topology and equipment databases

Apply contingency list and load, generation dispatch, and interchange levels and patterns to developed study cases

Assist Transmission Operator in developing mitigation strategies for real-time emergencies and projected N-1 contingencies

Track system events contributing to operating guides and communicate to NIPSCO departments for future upgrades

Gather information as necessary to fulfill various regulatory agency and management data requests

Write and/or edit technical plans, processes, and procedures as assigned

Prepare or review Operating Plans documenting potential operational constraints and mitigation actions

Coordinate system changes with Transmission Planners, EMS Computer Engineers, Field Operations, Neighboring TOPs, and MISO.

Coordinate transmission equipment ratings with Transmission Planners, EMS Computer Engineers, Field Operations, Neighboring TOPs, and MISO.

Evaluate and coordinate Bulk Electric System outages in the operation planning time horizon

Participate in various MISO stakeholder working groups

Perform subject matter expert duties in compliance audits

All other duties as assigned

Required for Selection:

Graduate from a four year ABET accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Ability to obtain NERC Reliability Coordinator Certification within a timeframe specified by department procedure

Understanding of basic electric power systems theory and principles

Ability to perform operational planning analysis using power flow, transient stability, voltage stability steady-state analysis software, including PSSE, GE/Alstom Energy Management System analysis tools (SE, CA, TSAT, VSAT), Powertech DSA TARA.

Ability to read and interpret Operating Plans documenting potential operational constraints and mitigations actions

Ability to read and evaluate Bulk Electric System outages in the Operations Planning time horizon

Ability to read and interpret technical plans, processes and procedures.

Ability to perform basic network modeling tasks including reviewing network topology, rating changes, review/identify EMS displays issues, among others.

Ability to work in a professional manner with internal groups within NIPSCO, and external entities/groups including customers, contractors, neighbor TOPs, MISO, NERC, RF, NAFT, vendors/suppliers, among others.

Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Good planning, organizational, verbal and written communication skills

Ability to perform duties effectively under emergency and contingency situations

Ability to perform self-guided study and training as instructed

Preferred for Selection:

NERC Reliability Coordinator Certification

Understanding of basic principles of project management

PMP Certification

Experience in the electric utility industry

Engineer IIRequired for Selection:

All of the qualifications for Engineer I including:

2 to 4 years of electric utility experience

NERC Reliability Coordinator Certification

Increased understanding of basic electric power systems theory and principles

Increased ability to perform operational planning analysis using power flow, transient stability, voltage stability steady-state analysis software, including PSSE, GE/Alstom Energy Management System analysis tools (SE, CA, TSAT, VSAT), Powertech DSA TARA.

Ability to read, interpret, write and review Operating Plans documenting potential operational issues and mitigations actions

Increased ability to evaluate and coordinate Bulk Electric System outages in the Operations Planning time horizon

Ability to read, interpret, write and review technical plans, processes and procedures.

Ability to perform intermediate network modeling tasks including identifying network topology issues, add new model for simple projects, add/modify contingencies, among others.

Increased ability to work in a professional manner with internal groups within NIPSCO, and external entities/groups including customers, contractors, neighbor TOPs, MISO, NERC, RF, NAFT, vendors/suppliers, among others.

Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Increased ability to perform duties effectively under emergency and contingency situations

Ability to support and train other employees on basic tasks

Ability to participate in various MISO stakeholder planning studies and working groups

Ability to effectively represent the group in projects and meetings involving various stakeholders across the organization.

Ability to interpret and apply NERC standards.

Preferred for Selection:

Understanding of basic principles of project management

PMP Certification

Experience in the electric utility industry and knowledge of NIPSCO Transmission system

General knowledge of electric substation equipment and operation

General understanding of the Electric Wholesale Power Market

Engineer IIIRequired for Selection:

All of the qualifications for Engineer II including:

4 to 9 years of electric utility experience

Proficient in electric power systems theory and principles

Proficient in performing operational planning analysis using power flow, transient stability, voltage stability steady-state analysis software, including PSSE, GE/Alstom Energy Management System analysis tools (SE, CA, TSAT, VSAT), Powertech DSA TARA.

Proficient in writing and reviewing Operating Plans documenting potential operational issues and mitigations actions

Proficient in evaluating and coordinating Bulk Electric System outages in the Operations Planning time horizon

Proficient in writing, reviewing and suggesting improvements to technical plans, processes and procedures.

Proficient in performing advanced network modeling tasks including troubleshooting network applications/topology issues, add new model for complex projects, QAS testing, among others.

Proficient in working in a professional manner with internal groups within NIPSCO, and external entities/groups including customers, contractors, neighbor TOPs, MISO, NERC, RF, NAFT, vendors/suppliers, among others.

Proficient in dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Proficient in planning, organizational, verbal and written communication skills

Proficient in performing duties effectively under emergency and contingency situations

Proficient in supporting, guiding and training other employees on advanced/complex tasks.

Proficient in representing the NIPSCOs interests in various MISO stakeholder planning studies and working groups

Proficient in effectively representing the group in projects and meetings involving various stakeholders across the organization.

Proficient in interpreting and applying NERC standards. Ability to perform subject matter expert duties in compliance audits

Preferred for Selection:

Proficient in principles of project management

PMP Certification

Experience in the electric utility industry and knowledge of NIPSCO Transmission system

General knowledge of electric substation equipment and operation

General understanding of the Electric Wholesale Power Market

Senior EngineerRequired for Selection:

All of the qualifications for Engineer III including:

7 to 12 years of electric utility experience

Skilled in electric power systems theory and principles

Skilled in performing operational planning analysis using power flow, transient stability, voltage stability steady-state analysis software, including PSSE, GE/Alstom Energy Management System analysis tools (SE, CA, TSAT, VSAT), Powertech DSA TARA.

Skilled in writing and reviewing Operating Plans documenting potential operational issues and mitigations actions

Skilled in evaluating and coordinating Bulk Electric System outages in the Operations Planning time horizon

Skilled in writing, reviewing and suggesting improvements to technical plans, processes and procedures.

Skilled in performing advanced network modeling tasks including troubleshooting network applications/topology issues, add new model for complex projects, QAS testing, among others.

Skilled in working in a professional manner with internal groups within NIPSCO, and external entities/groups including customers, contractors, neighbor TOPs, MISO, NERC, RF, NAFT, vendors/suppliers, among others.

Skilled in dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Skilled in planning, organizational, verbal and written communication skills

Skilled in performing duties effectively under emergency and contingency situations

Skilled in supporting, guiding and training other employees on advanced/complex tasks. Ability coach and develop other employees. Ability to encourage teamwork and motivate participation.

Skilled in representing the NIPSCOs interests in various MISO stakeholder planning studies and working groups

Skilled in leading teams, projects and meetings with various stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.

Skilled in interpreting and applying NERC standards. Skilled in performing subject matter expert duties in compliance audits.

Demonstrated leadership within NIPSCO

Ability to perform duties with increased latitude for un-reviewed work

Preferred for Selection:

Skilled in principles of project management

PMP Certification

Experience in the electric utility industry and knowledge of NIPSCO Transmission system

General knowledge of electric substation equipment and operation

General understanding of the Electric Wholesale Power Market

Relocation assistance is NOT available for this position.

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.

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