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Power Engineers Electrical Engineering Intern (Power Substation Design) in Phoenix, Arizona

Electrical Engineering Intern (Power Substation Design)

Location: Phoenix

State/Territory: Arizona

Department: Power Delivery Phoenix Substation Dept


Substation Electrical Engineer Intern

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

Power Engineers is seeking a talented Electrical Engineer student for an internship to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department.


Under the guidance of multiple experienced engineers, the successful Electrical Engineer intern candidate will be involved in and experience all aspects of substation design. Over the candidate’s internship, they will be involved in the development of the following substation design components.

  • Perform and/or assist with the detailed design of low to extra high voltage substations including, but not limited to

  • One-line diagrams

  • Schematics

  • Wiring diagrams


  • Communications

  • Station physical layouts

  • Sections/Elevations

  • Cable and conduit plans and details

  • Ground grid design and details

  • Foundation plans and details

  • Structural plans and details

  • Control enclosure design and details

  • Lightning protection plans

  • Yard lighting plans

  • Bills of Materials

  • Shall learn, understand and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging designs

  • Perform design calculations in accordance with industry standards such as IEEE, NEC, NESC, etc.

  • Assist senior engineers with QA/QC design checks

  • Possible site visits

Required Education/Experience

  • Pursuit of a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology from an accredited university.

  • The candidate must have a strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel.

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

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

Desired Education/Experience

  • Minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).

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

EOE, including Disability/Vets