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Power Engineers Engineering Intern (Small Utilities) in Ft Worth, Texas

Engineering Intern (Small Utilities)

Location:Ft Worth


Department:Power Delivery Ft Worth Small Utility Service Group


Engineering Intern (Small Utilities)Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers, Inc. is currently seeking a talented civil, electrical, or industrial distribution student for a summer internship. Under the guidance of multiple experienced engineers, the successful applicant will be involved in substation design, system relaying and protection, and transmission and distribution project support. Substation design typically includes learning about physical design, electrical design, relaying, and grounding. System relaying and protection includes station relaying, transmission relaying, and distribution coordination studies.

Required Education/Experience

  • Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in civil, electrical, or industrial distribution from an accredited university

  • 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

  • Successful completion of junior level power system courses covering topics such as three-phase power, load flow and reactive compensation, protective relaying, symmetrical components, transmission line theory, power system transients, dynamic stability, and power system electromagnetics, is a plus!

  • Attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills will be critical for the successful completion of tasks

  • Prior internship and/or related engineering experience is a plus

  • Students who have passed or are scheduled to take the FE/EIT exam will be strongly considered for this position

  • 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 clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. 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.