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POWER Engineers Electrical Engineering Intern (Renewables) in Billings, Montana

Electrical Engineering Intern (Renewables)

Location: Billings

State/Territory: Montana

Department: Power Delivery Renewables I Dept


Electrical Engineering Intern (Renewables)

Do you desire to have an opportunity to expand your skills and teamwork? Looking for a company that will provide a great chance for real-world training and skill development? POWER Engineers can help you reach your career goals in an environment that promotes professional growth and encourages innovative ideas.

POWER Engineers is a 100% employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm. Our services range from power distribution, design, and generation to facilities, visualization, and much more.

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a talented electrical engineering student for a summer internship. Under the guidance of multiple experienced engineers, the successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the developer interconnection process and delivery of renewable energy onto the electrical grid. Responsibilities will include supervised support in the detailed design of source to POI medium to extra high voltage collector systems and substations and associated BESS, solar, and wind infrastructure, including one-line diagrams, elementary and wiring diagrams, Protective Relaying, Power System Planning Studies, Design Studies, Logic and Control Systems, SCADA, communications, conduit and cable sizing/routing, and substation physical layouts.

In addition to working under the guidance of experienced team members, the selected intern will also participate in sessions designed to develop your skills and provide networking opportunities. Those sessions include:

  • Professional Development sessions focused on resume writing, interview tips, building a LinkedIn profile, and more.

  • Early Talent Speaker Series where leaders speak to interns about their role, vision for the company, and career path, offer career advice, and a Q&A session.

  • Fun Friday activities where interns company-wide join to network and have some fun while doing it.

Required Education/Experience

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

  • Understanding of basic engineering theories and principles, including an understanding of basic practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting recommendations

  • Ability to work in design teams is self-motivated to perform assigned tasks, and take the initiative to learn new topics

  • Must have a strong command of the English language; experience and demonstrated written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present information, facilitate meetings and provide direction to others

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

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

Desired Education/Experience

  • Minimum of a 3.0 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.

  • Exposure to Electrical Power System Analysis using one of the following software packages – CYME, Milsoft, Synergi, PSCAD, or MATLAB.

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. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

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

EOE, including Disability/Vets