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NiSource Transmission Resource Engineer/Specialist in Hammond, Indiana

Job Summary:

The Transmission Resource Engineer position is responsible for performing power system analysis using power flow, transient stability, voltage stability & steady-state analysis software, including PSSE, GE / OSI Energy Management System (EMS), Powertech DSA and others. This includes performing ad-hoc, 150-Day, 60-Day, and 14-Day ahead power flow studies and developing appropriate mitigation actions to ensure system reliability. The role is responsible for outage coordination functions with internal and external stakeholders, maintains the EMS network model used in Transmission Operations and supports NERC Compliance tasks for the Operations Planning department.

Job Summary:

  • 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 outagesin 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

Qualifications

Engineer I / Specialist I

Required for Selection :

  • Graduate from a four year ABET accredited college or university program with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.

  • 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

  • Valid Driver's License

Preferred for Selection:

  • NERC Reliability Coordinator Certification

  • Understanding of basic principles of project management

  • PMP Certification

  • Experience in the electric utility industry

Engineer II

Required 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 III

Required 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 NIPSCO's 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 Engineer

Required 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 NIPSCO's 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

This position will be filled based off of the skillset/education of the candidate and will be filled as one of the below title:

  • Eng. Level I / Specialist I ($65,900-$99,000)

  • Eng. Level II / Specialist II ($77,400-$116,200)

  • Eng. Level III / Specialist III ($91,000-$136,600)

  • Senior Engineer / Sr. Specialist ($107,000-$160,500)

Work Authorization

Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship.

Inclusion & Diversity

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Safety Statement

Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program. Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries. Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers. Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$65,900.00 - $160,500.00

Posting Start Date:

2024-06-11

Posting End Date (if applicable):

2024-06-26

Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.

At NiSource, you'll be part of the team serving nearly four million customers throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic, who count on us to energize their homes and businesses. Whether speaking with customers by phone, analyzing financial data or installing new gas lines in a neighborhood, you’ll meet exciting challenges each day and make the most of your skills and talents. And you’ll be part of a company that was named by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Large Employers.

We're looking for talent from all backgrounds. We invite candidates of all abilities to come as they are and do what they love. Through our years of successful growth, we’ve stayed true to our roots by making a difference in the lives of millions of our customers. If you’re interested in joining an inclusive, innovative company that fosters opportunity for growth, NiSource might be the place for you.

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