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Engineer I

Date: Jan 7, 2022


Company: Consumers Energy

CMS Enterprises owns and operates independent power generating plants, natural gas assets and an energy marketing group for the non-utility segment of CMS Energy's business.  We are proud of our strong history of reliably serving our utility, municipal, commercial and industrial customers. To learn more about CMS Enterprises business, please visit   

At CMS Enterprises, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture which supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're part of a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

This position has opportunities to work in a virtual/onsite hybrid work environment.  Consumers Energy has facilities all around the state of Michigan (Lower Peninsula only).  Candidate must be located within 30 miles of a Consumers Energy Service Center OR willing to relocate.


General Summary

The Electric Contract Strategy group is part of the Contracts and Settlements organization within Electric Grid Integration and is responsible for implementing the Company's Clean Energy Plan including 1) competitive solicitations for the procurement of wholesale electric generation, 2) negotiations and development of power purchase agreements, and 3) compliance with the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 ("PURPA"). This position is responsible for supporting various regulatory filings by drafting testimony and conducting and reviewing foundational engineering and economic analyses. In addition, this position will support the implementation of renewable energy solicitations and the Company's renewable energy supply strategy by provide engineering, analytical, administration, and negotation support.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct and review foundational economic analysis
  • Support regulatory filings and reporting
  • Provide analytical support of commercial solicitations and negotiations
  • Support renewable energy supply strategy and experimental advanced renewable program


Skills & Knowledge

  • Foundational economic modeling and analytical skills
  • Clear and concise (verbal and written) communication skills
  • Ability to both work independently and work well with various departments
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills


Requirements / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited college/university

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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