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Power Systems Engineer

Company: Midcontinent Independent System Operator
Location: Carmel
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Carmel, IN Are you a talented electrical engineer interested in playing an instrumental role supporting operators that balance generation, load, and interchange on the MISO grid? Does the thought of being part of a company that impacts over 42 million people by helping ensure they have electricity excite you? If so, read on... As our Power Systems Engineer, you will play an important role in keeping the lights on for 42 million people. Our teams take on the critical and exciting challenge of controlling over a thousand generating units of diverse fuel mix and technology to ensure continuous balance between MISO's load, generation, and interchange and to support the Eastern Interconnection frequency. Our Power Systems Engineer will maximize their technical background to function at the nexus of supporting Real-Time grid operations; championing innovation and enhancements to operational tools, processes, and practices; as well as functioning as a SME. The goal is to ensure reliable and compliant execution of MISO's Dispatch and MISO's Balancing Authority (BA) functions, as well as positioning the functions to proactively adapt to changing operational and business landscape. Our Power Systems Engineer will demonstrate leadership skills, be a team player, and will be comfortable providing engineering, data analytics, compliance, and dispatch and BA operations support. You will have the opportunity to work on projects such as: * Driving enhancements to MISO's Security Constrained Economic Dispatch tool* Developing automated dispatch and BA analytics and business intelligence tools* Improving MISO tie management practices and root cause analysis processes * Managing development of enhancements to tools such as Automatic Generation Control (AGC) * NERC BAL Compliance Standards reporting and evidence gathering In one year as our Power Systems Engineer, you will know you are successful if:* you have developed technical depth of grid dispatch and grid balancing, and you are effectively maximizing the depth to support our operators, to drive improvements to MISO Dispatch and MISO BA processes, practices, and tools, as well as to resolve questions regarding operational outcomes* you have identified enhancements to MISO's Security Constrained Economic Dispatch process and you are coordinating implementation of the enhancementsWe are looking for talented engineers who have:* At least a Bachelor's degree in any one of the following: Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering TechnologyElectrical and Computer EngineeringElectrical and Electronic Engineering* Proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g., Python, Java, C++, etc.) We also prefer engineers who:* Have at least two or more years of utility, transmission operations, real-time operations, or related experience* Understand the fundamentals of grid dispatch and grid balancing. This includes knowledge of Security Constrained Economic Dispatch and Unit Commitment, knowledge of Area Control Error (ACE) and NERC BAL standards, as well as familiarity with electricity market operations.Appropriate level will be determined based upon experience and knowledge. See what MISO is all about! MISO manages the electricity superhighway in the Central U.S. Through use of groundbreaking research and advanced technology, our highly skilled employees ensure power flows reliably to 42 million people. Operating the electricity grid, running a robust energy market, planning for a bright future - it's what our immensely talented and dedicated team does every day. For more info about MISO, check us out on YouTube
Apply today for the opportunity to help us keep the lights on!

Keywords: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Carmel , Power Systems Engineer, Other , Carmel, Indiana

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