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Power Engineers Engineering Intern (Power Distribution Design) in Austin, Texas

Engineering Intern (Power Distribution Design)

Location: Austin

State/Territory: Texas

Department: Power Delivery Distribution Services III Dept


Engineering Intern (Power Distribution Design)

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is seeking a talented civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering student for a summer (2023) internship. Under the guidance of multiple experienced engineers, the successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of utility distribution design. The position will involve data collection and assisting senior engineers and designers with performing engineering consulting services in distribution design, construction drawing creation, structural pole loading, equipment sizing, and material specification on medium voltage systems for a wide range of electric utility clients including, co-ops, public utility districts, investor-owned utilities, and municipalities.

Required Education/Experience

  • Pursuit of a bachelor's degree in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Computer literacy and the ability to learn new computer software efficiently.

  • Candidate is interested in consulting engineering and the electric utility industry.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.

Desired Education/Experience

  • Minimum of a 2.75 GPA.

  • Attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills will be critical for successfully completing tasks.

  • Familiarity with design, drafting, or engineering software such as MATHCAD, SOLIDWORKS, AUTOCAD, etc., as well as Microsoft Excel, is beneficial.

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our client's first choice. These traits – and deep technical skills – account for our success.

Have fun, do good, build success. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefits package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.

EEO, including Disability/Vets