MISO (Midcontinent Independent System Operator) is an independent, not-for-profit, member-based organization responsible for operating the power grid across 15 U.S. states and the Canadian province of Manitoba.
Our mission is to work collaboratively and transparently with our stakeholders to enable the reliable delivery of low-cost energy through efficient, innovative operations and planning.
We always do the right thing. Our business is one of public trust and integrity is at the heart of what we do – it is core to our everyday decisions
We embrace MISO’s vision, mission and goals. Our employees are committed to providing the best customer experience possible
We actively seek to understand diverse voices and be inclusive. Our employees find valuable solutions by collaborating with our stakeholders and each other
We craft innovative solutions to create value for our customers, stakeholders and employees. By looking through a creative lens to
improve our processes, we work hard to improve the value we create every day
We are self-motivated and flexible to change as we learn about our industry. As our customers’ needs change, we must be on the leading edge to provide value and reliability to our stakeholders
Our Success Statements
Forward Looking and Solution Focused
We work for an industry with tremendous opportunity for advancement in technology, engineering and energy delivery – that delivers the highest quality services today and desires to respond to leading-edge technology and advancements in the future. We ask our employees to embrace the future in both attitude and action, think critically and find solutions and prepare today for the changes and advancements of tomorrow.
Action Oriented Delivering Quality Results
To respond to the demands of our community today and in the future and provide the level of excellent service we are committed to, we must be focused on both delivering quality results and taking action. We value diversity of opinions and productive debates of ideas – making decisions with the best information available and choosing action over inertia.
Serve the MISO Community
At MISO we serve both our stakeholders and their customers – and their customers include every home, business, hospital and school in our footprint that rely on energy to sustain and enhance life. This, along with our employees, comprises our MISO community. As an employee of MISO we invite you to belong to this community by building meaningful relationships and doing purpose-filled work. Belonging to this community means taking an active role in serving and strengthening this community, working in accordance with our values and engaging in the benefits and opportunities available to you.
Excellence Achieved Through People
We rely on incredibly talented people here at MISO and we believe that “none of us is as smart as all of us” – meaning we are truly better together. We strive for a collaborative environment where our team members work toward common goals and delivering shared results. We ask our employees to bring their best selves to their work, contribute their unique talents, work together in teams and strive to continually learn and grow and reach their own personal, and our collective, excellence.
Each day, our team is charged with tackling world-class energy problems. Finding the right solutions requires a working environment based on diversity of thought, exploration of ideas, and a commitment to creating value for those we serve.
We recognize that diversity and inclusion in the workplace is key to addressing the challenges facing both the company and the industry. A foundational aspect of our culture is the belief that “Not one of us is as smart as all of us.” MISO values the unique perspective that each employee brings to the table. By recognizing our similarities and embracing our differences we create and sustain a culture that thrives.
The value we deliver, comes from the power of our people! Our employees are bright, innovative and team focused. We need to be. The energy industry is going through a game-changing transformation that requires a talented, dedicated workforce that can partner with our members to find solutions to the world-class energy challenges we face everyday.