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9 months ago

A dynamic team dedicated to shaping the future of the energy industry is currently seeking a Lead Resource Planning Consultant to contribute to their Resource Planning team. This team plays a crucial role in the economic analysis and strategic planning for the clean energy grid of tomorrow, focusing on integrating new resources to ensure cost-effective, reliable solutions.

**About the Company:**

The organization is forward-thinking, valuing innovation and sustainability. The team has made significant investments in renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and battery storage to benefit their customers.

**Position Overview:**

In the role of Lead Resource Planning Consultant, the selected candidate will:

- Perform Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) generation planning and capacity expansion modeling using production cost software.
- Research MISO Resource Adequacy obligations, regulatory IRP requirements, and industry benchmarking.
- Analyze data, draw insightful inferences, and present results clearly to stakeholders.
- Develop presentation materials to communicate analyses and insights.
- Assist in developing business cases, cost-benefit analyses, and risk evaluations for future projects.
- Support various ad hoc projects as needed.


Candidates must be located in the Midwest (Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Nebraska). Hybrid work options available to candidates within a commutable distance from Cedar Rapids, IA or Madison, WI. All other cities would operate on a Remote basis, with occasional travel required for team meetings.


- A Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in engineering, economics, or utility finance is preferred.
- A minimum of 10 years of experience in the energy industry with integrated resource planning, economic analysis, forecasting, and asset management experience.
- A strong understanding of electric power generation economics and technical issues.
- Experience with production cost models (e.g., AuroraXMP, PLEXOS, PROMOD).
- Advanced knowledge of MISO resource adequacy issues and processes.
- Proficiency in data management, analysis, and presentation (Excel, PowerPoint).
- Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
- An ability to work collaboratively in a diverse work environment.

**Why Join Them:**

- A competitive compensation package.
- Comprehensive benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and more.
- Generous Paid Vacation, 401K, and Tuition reimbursement.
- A supportive company culture dedicated to sustainability and community involvement.

Qualified candidates with the skills and experience to make an impact in the ever-evolving energy industry are invited to apply today!