Purpose of Position
The purpose of the engineering internship position is to develop college students that are pursuing a bachelor's degree in engineering. Interns will be exposed to a variety of projects and activities that occur within the utility business. Interns will have the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in college and demonstrate abilities in the work place. The position is temporary, nonexempt, part-time/hourly.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions)
Duties include reading and interpreting construction documents and drawings, assists with substation engineering projects and studies as directed, performs design and basic project management on projects requiring basic engineering skills.
Additional projects as assigned under the direction of qualified engineering staff.
Performance Expectations (Key Success Factors)
Enhance job knowledge and abilities by taking personal responsibility for professional development and training.
Provide project assistance.
Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy.
Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department and the company.
Maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively complete responsibilities.
Maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding company information.
Attend work on a regular basis and support the company’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules.
Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company. Position Requirements
Must be a college student, sophomore or higher standing, currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering.
Prior utility or energy industry experience helpful.
Software skills needed to be used in extracting information from various sources, conducting analysis and assisting workforce to achieve goals.
Must have the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Effective project management skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.
Employment is contingent upon passing a post-offer physical and drug screen.
Must be able to work May-August 2013.
Housing allowance paid, if applicable.
MidAmerican Energy - 24 months ago
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