Summer Intern Technician IV, Project Engineer
Portland General Electric - Portland, OR

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 3, 2013 or until filled

Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon's largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon's energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places — the team-driven environments with the resources and support you need to succeed. That's PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It's fun. It's challenging. It's enriching. And it's a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you're looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.

Summer Internship Tech IV, Project Engineer (S13-006)

This summer internship position will perform the functions of an entry-level electrical engineer by providing engineering solutions to problems in order to minimize costs and maximize profits. The work requires application of standard techniques and procedures applied to a specific work segment. It is anticipated that this person will spend considerable amount of time at all the ongoing projects both thermal and renewable currently under development, design and construction at Generation Projects.

Top candidates will have:
  • Basic knowledge of fundamental engineering/economic principles and concepts.

  • Normally requires a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.

  • Demonstrated ability and skills in a field of specialization.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must have a valid driver's license in good standing.

  • Must be willing to travel to remote locations with possible overnight travel.

  • Physical requirements: walking, climbing, accessing high places, accessing hot and noisy areas, sitting for long periods, stooping and accessing confined areas.

The successful candidate is currently working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.. Must have Effective computer skills, including Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook software applications. Effective problem solving skills. Effective human relations and communications skills

To be eligible for PGE’s 2013 Summer Program, you must be at least 18 years old as of June 1, 2013 and have met one of the following criteria:

-A current college student who is returning to college in the fall of 2013 as a full-time student

-A recent 2012-2013 college graduate

This is a paid internship and the successful candidate will work full time from May or June 2013 thru September 2013. In order to qualify for this Summer Internship, you must provide verification of your student status by submitting your college transcript (an unofficial one is acceptable) with your online application. Or, you may also email your student verification information to .

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at by the application deadline. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

Staffing Services Contact:

Joe Hutchins



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