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ITC Holdings Engineer - Operations Applications (ALL LEVELS) in Novi, Michigan


  • Maintains and enhances the availability and accuracy of EMS applications (state estimator, powerflow, contingency analysis, and/or operator training simulator (OTS))

  • Maintains the Ambient Adjusted Ratings AAR related EMS applications, processes and supporting OpenAAR databases and data interfaces; supports the required AAR data exchanges with RTOs.

  • Analyzes and resolves EMS application solution and modeling issues.

  • Develops and maintains detailed power system models to reflect system upgrade projects, external models, and other changes required for real-time operations and forward-looking grid study tools.

  • Supports the processes required to update, integrate, and maintain AAR data and SCADA measurements used by EMS operations tools for operational planning and real-time operations

  • Develops and maintains supplementary data required for the OTS such as automatic generation control, relay protection schemes, and generator inertia constants.

  • Assists in operator training activities for black start restoration drills and other exercises using the OTS.

  • Formulates recommendations for EMS application software and process improvements.

  • Supports North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance activities

  • Represents ITC on various industry groups, committees and working groups.

  • Provides on-call technical support to the Operations Control Room on an as needed basis.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant, equivalent experience and/or education.

  • Minimum Work Experience Required:

  • Associate Engineer: Entry level

  • Intermediate Engineer: Two years of related experience

  • Senior Engineer: Five years of related experience

  • For Engineer and Senior Engineer two-to-five years of experience in any one, or combination of the following, is preferred: EMS, SCADA, or other power system analysis and monitoring applications. Long-term planning, design, or real-time operation of electric utility systems.

  • Sound analytical, problem-solving and documentation skills

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, in a team environment

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer. ITC does not sponsor employment visas, such as H-1B or TN visas.

From electric vehicles to renewables, the world is looking at electricity in a whole new way, and ITC is focused on building and maintaining a power grid that can handle it all. We are looking for individuals who are ready to work with us to build a greater grid for a greener future. In return, ITC is proud to offer industry-leading compensation, benefits and opportunities to channel your energy into community-changing solutions. As an equal opportunity employer, we feel it’s crucial to honor our differences, be inclusive, engage as a team, and maximize our individual strengths.

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