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Rensselaer, New York
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2 - 5 years
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Bachelor's Degree
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Planning Engineer, Resource Adequacy

Planning Engineer, Resource Adequacy

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) manages the efficient flow of electricity on more than 11,000 circuit-miles of high-voltage transmission lines, dispatching power from hundreds of generating units across the state. The NYISO’s Market Operations department invites applications for a full-time Planning Engineer, Resource Adequacy.

The Planning Engineer, Resource Adequacy will evaluate the reliability of the New York State Bulk Power System (BPS) from a resource adequacy perspective.  This individual will perform resource adequacy analysis for studies, act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for resource based reliability issues for the NYISO and its stakeholders, and use a broad based knowledge of NYISO systems, markets and processes to develop models that represent the operation of the system. Other responsibilities include creating engineering study reports, NYISO manuals and other procedures, applying knowledge of NYISO tariffs to procedural tasks and issues, and performing presentation of reports and technical issues to internal and external groups across a broad range of market participants and industry groups.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Power Systems, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Mechanical Engineering required.  
  • A concentration in power systems and reliability is preferred.  Course studies in power system operation and control, statistical analysis and optimization techniques particularly using linear programming based computer models highly desired.
  • Two years of experience in the areas of power system modeling, energy policy analysis and/or power plant operations are preferred.  
  • Experience using statistical analysis tools such as SAS and power system reliability analysis programs is highly desired.
  • Background in models and databases used in power system analyses are also a plus; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs. 

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.


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