The purpose of the engineering internship position is to develop college students that are pursuing a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. Interns will be exposed to a variety of projects and activities that occur within the utility business. Interns will have the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in college and demonstrate abilities in the work place. The position is temporary, nonexempt, part-time/hourly.
The successful candidate for this position will be given exposure to one or more of the following System Protection amp; Control department (SPCD) functional teams based upon qualifications and interest: Transmission Protection, Distribution Protection, Operational Data Analysis, CAPE Database Maintenance, Reliability amp; Compliance, P amp; C Design or SCADA, Telemetering amp; RTU.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions)
Duties include reading and interpreting construction documents and drawings, assists with engineering projects and studies as directed, performs designs on projects requiring basic engineering skills.
Additional projects as assigned under the direction of qualified engineering staff.
Performance Expectations (Key Success Factors)
Enhance job knowledge and abilities by taking personal responsibility for professional development and training.
Provide project assistance.
Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy.
Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department and the company.
Maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively complete responsibilities.
Maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding company information.
Attend work on a regular basis and support the company’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules.
Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.
Must be a college student, sophomore or higher standing, currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering.
Prior utility or energy industry experience helpful but not required.
Software skills needed to be used in extracting information from various sources, conducting analysis and assisting workforce to achieve goals.
Must have the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Effective project management skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.
Must have the ability to work summer 2020.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job: Electrical Engineering
Primary Location: IA-Davenport
Primary Schedule: Full time