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Power Engineers Engineering Co-op (Distribution) in Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Engineering Co-op (Distribution)

Location: Ft Lauderdale

State/Territory: Florida

Department: Power Delivery Distribution Svc XII Dept


Engineering Co-op (Power Distribution)

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a talented engineering student for a six-month co-op. 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 engineers with performing engineering consulting services in distribution line design, coordination, and material selection on Medium Voltage systems for a wide range of electric utility clients including co-ops, public utility districts, investor-owned utilities, municipalities, and others. The successful candidate will prepare basic calculations, analyze systems using computer modeling, develop construction drawings, and document design self-checks of their work as part of POWER’s quality process.

Required Education/Experience

  • Pursuit of a bachelor's degree in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering from an ABET-accredited university

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

  • Attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills

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

Desired Education/Experience

  • Successful completion of junior-level courses in power system analysis and/or power system protection

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

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work.

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $20 - $25 per hour; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.

EOE, including Disability/Vets