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Senior Planning Engineer, Transmission Studies

Senior Planning Engineer, Transmission Studies

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 System & Resource Planning department invites applications for a full-time Senior Planning Engineer, Transmission Studies.  

The Senior Planning Engineer, Transmission Studies is responsible for conducting studies regarding system reliability and congestion and regulatory impacts on transmission system security and reliability. The analyses performed supports transmission infrastructure development throughout the New York bulk power system.

The Transmission Studies department provides transmission related engineering studies, models and database information to stakeholders, including market participant committees, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Northeast Power Coordination Council (NPCC), and the New York State Reliability Council (NYSRC), and Eastern Interconnection Planning Collaborative (EIPC).


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field required; Master’s degree desired.
  • Seven years of related experience in power system planning is required. 
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of advanced power flow and transient stability applications software (PSS/e or PSLF), and fault current assessment applications software (ASPEN One-Liner, etc.) to perform system studies is required.


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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