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Transmission Strategy Lead Consultants

About MCR

MCR Performance Solutions, LLC provides management consulting services to clients in the utility industry. These services span many disciplines including electric transmission strategy, electric regulatory, financial forecasting and analysis, energy efficiency, utility transformation services and nuclear asset management. MCR is based out of the Chicago area but operates on a virtual office model and has employees working remotely across the United States.

Primary Purpose and Scope of Position

MCR seeks an ambitious, committed, and skilled Transmission Strategy Lead Consultant to support clients in the electric utility and transmission developer sectors. This position will be responsible for the execution of engagements with a focus on transmission project and capital budget planning, strategic economic analysis, transmission formula rates, and FERC rate filings. The Lead Consultant will work alongside other MCR consultants and leaders in the Transmission Strategy Practice to engage with and drive value for clients, performing day-to-day project work and presenting results to client leadership teams.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or a related field from an accredited university or college
  • Knowledge of electrical engineering and ability to apply problem solving approaches
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Strong written and oral communication / presentation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel once COVID restrictions are lifted (estimated at 20%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in engineering, business, or a related field from an accredited university or college
  • Experience with power flow and economic modeling software such as Siemens PSS/E, Ventyx PowerBase database and PROMOD, etc.
  • 2-10 years of utility industry experience
  • Experience in electric cost of service
  • Experience working with RTOs / ISOs

MCR offers an attractive total compensation package including competitive base salary and superior bonus potential. In addition, MCR also offers a comprehensive benefit program including health, vision, and dental insurance, home office expense reimbursement, and a 401(k) plan. Relocation is unnecessary in MCR’s Transmission Strategy Practice since our MCR uses a virtual office model where you can work from home. Occasional travel is required.

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