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Burns & McDonnell Production Cost Modelling and Resource Planning Engineer in Mumbai, India


The Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) team is responsible for economic analysis of various electric utilities across the US, with a focus on integrating renewables and storage to plan for the clean energy grid of the future. We advise our development team, company leadership, and external clients on optimal resource planning decisions. We contribute to investment decisions in solar, wind, battery storage and hydrogen. We are a data-driven team that believes in continuous improvement and collaboration. This means that we are always looking to develop better tools, processes, and modeling approaches through learning and knowledge sharing. We are looking for someone who enjoys a challenge, works well in a collaborative team environment, and revels in seeking answers through data analytics.

The Principal Analyst of Integrated Resource Planning is part of a highly skilled professional team and reports to the Manager of Integrated Resource Planning.

Principal Analyst responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) and energy market assessment studies including generation planning and capacity expansion modeling, using PLEXOS (or similar) production cost software

  • Researching IRP reports and filings from multiple entities to build a benchmark system model.

  • Extracting key operational characteristics and market assumptions from internal sources and third-party databases

  • Analyzing data, drawing inferences, and presenting results in a clear and understandable format to management and external customers

  • Developing presentation materials that communicate clearly the analyses performed and conveying insights that help developers better serve its utility customers.

  • Assist in developing business case and alternatives analysis with cost-benefit and risk evaluation for future projects.

  • Support multiple ad hoc projects inclusive of those above, completing them in a timely manner.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in energy industry along with forecasting, economic analysis, and asset management experience, or a combination of a graduate degree with 4 years of experience

  • Strong understanding of the economics underlying electric power generation and a working knowledge of related technical issues

  • Previous experience in Integrated Resource Planning or a strong background in power sector modeling, resource cost-benefit analysis, or related complex system modeling

  • Strong data management, analysis, and presentation skills (Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Experience in evaluating complex technical and financial issues independently, developing recommendations, action plans, and managing multiple complex assignments simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree or MBA is preferred.

  • Candidate with Mechanical Engineering MBA and economics background preferred.

  • Experience with production cost models (PLEXOS, PROMOD, etc.) is preferred.

  • Sophisticated data management and statistical analysis skills using Excel VBA, Power BI, R and Python

Job Engineering

Primary Location India-Maharashtra-Mumbai

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 230976 Job Hire Type Experienced

Not Applicable #BMI N/A