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Substation Design Engineer Intern


Substation Design Engineer Intern

Lisle, IL
  • Responsibilities

    Substation Design Engineering Intern Who We Are Were a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in the industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of. Working For Primera Our Utilities division is a talented team of experts working together to provide solutions that are vital to energizing our future. We provide full-service electrical, civil, and structural engineering services to support electric and gas utilities nationwide. Were also fortunate to support wind farms and renewables; transmissions systems; and university and industrial facilities. Who You Are * Youre studying electrical engineering and interested in substation design. You are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program and have at least three years of coursework under your belt. * Youre an eager student looking to gain hands-on experience working in an office environment. Youre highly-motivated and looking to apply what youve learned in the classroom toward delivering unique solutions for real-world clients. Prior internship experience is a plus, but definitely not required. * Youre a people person. Youre friendly and have a sense of humor. Connecting with people is important. You have strong communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with clients, employees, and managers alike. * You are proficient with business and engineering applications and standards. Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and AutoCAD proficiency is a must. Likewise, youre familiar with industry standards like NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE, and ANSI. What You'll Do * Youll apply what youre learning. Youll create design documents and drawings for new substation projects including wiring diagrams from schematics, generating bill of materials, and applying field mark-ups of project as-built drawings with minimal supervision. Youll perform engineering support tasks such as protection and control schematics, wiring diagrams, load flow, and short circuit calculations. Youll also apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as ground grid design, relay coordination, transformer sizing, and load flow and short circuit studies. * Youll gain well-rounded experience. Working from our Lisle, IL office on all types of projects, youll be mentored by experts in your field to enhance your current classroom curriculum. We learn by doing, so youll be given a good deal of responsibility. * Youll perfect your customer service skills. Youll communicate and coordinate project activities with project engineers, customer representatives, and the other members of your design team. * Youll enjoy what you do. Youll work with great people, learn, grow and have a good time doing it. Some of What You'll Enjoy * An excellent benefits package including 401K match, gym and transit subsidies, continuing education reimbursement and much more * A fun, inclusive, and collaborative environment * The fruits of our employee-led committees focused on offering engaging social, wellness and community service activities all year long Equal Employment Opportunity Primera is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Primeras practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any persons race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, physical handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group as defined by law.

  • Industry
    Graphic Design