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Risk Assessment Internship - Summer 2022

Job Summary
The NiSource risk assessment team uses a new probabilistic risk model to assess the condition of the gas transmission and distribution systems. The team works with a complex model that uses hundreds of variables, factors, and questionnaire data to split the pipelines into thousands of dynamic segments to produce quantifiable risk values, based on each segment's unique conditions. The team uses the model to identify 'needle in the haystack' risks that could be otherwise missed, identifies areas for data improvement, and improves decision making and prioritization of pipeline assessments, replacements, and other risk reduction activities. Model maintenance requires iterative and detailed analysis to ensure model validation and maintain synchronicity with changing data sources and attribution. A successful summer intern candidate will assist with the detailed work of analyzing and validating the risk model results, data sources, formulas, factors, and produce action able reports and results.

Successful candidate must be capable of working virtually, in the office as well as a hybrid model of both scenarios.

**Location Flexible - Ohio, Indiana, Maryland, Kentucky, Pennsylvania or Virginia**

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
1. Risk Results: Work with Lead to analyze risk results using Business Intelligence tools to view and create outputs as directed.
2.Risk Model and Data Validation: Analyze threats and data from risk results. Review resulting probability and consequence calculations. Recommend model or data updates. Review and update questionnaire data.
3.What-if Analysis: Perform what-if analyses as assigned. Possible activities include, risk analysis for MAOP remediation decision making, replacements or installation analysis, ILI retro fit prioritization, or risk reduction measures.
4.Analytical Assessments: Work with lead to develop or update analytical models to perform key business data analyses as directed.
5.Internal Guides: Work with Lead to develop and update company documentation or user manuals for Synergi Pipeline that are in line with company standards and procedures.

Required Qualifications for Position

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university acquiring a degree with a focus in data science, engineering, statistics, mathematics or related field
  • Have completed at least one year of undergraduate study
  • Strong data skills and experience working with large and complex data sets
  • Experience with Microsoft products
  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate results of analysis
  • Keen attention to detail and a quality focused mindset
  • Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks
  • Ability to begin internship in May 2022
  • Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • Experience with GIS or other mapping systems
  • Experience with Business Analysis and Data Visualization Tools (PowerBI, Tableau)

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program. Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries. Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers. Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.