Electrical Engineering Intern (Transmission Maintenance)
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. - Westminster CO

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Brief Posting Description

    Tri-State is an electric utility. The Transmission organization has an Engineering Summer Intern vacancy available for 2018 in our Transmission Maintenance Technical Support group. This position offers engineering students hands on opportunities to work in and learn various aspects of power utility transmission engineering and operations. Engineering students who have successfully completed two (2) to three (3) years of undergraduate study towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering program are encouraged to apply.

    Projects may include:

    • Assisting Engineering and Maintenance staff with validating, collecting and cleaning up inventory data within our GIS-Transmission Line, Substation, and Relay Database Systems and
    • Working with staff to improve maintenance standards and NERC Compliance Documentation processes and procedures.

    Expected Outcomes: Gain knowledge and experience with Tri-State Transmission Line and Substation maintenance programs, database systems, standards and compliance.

    The position is based at the Tri-State Northern Colorado Maintenance Center in Frederick, CO. Tri-State offers a competitive pay rate for this position.

    Salary Grade: NB05

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications:

    Education:

    • Engineering students who have successfully completed two (2) to three (3) years of undergraduate study towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering program are encouraged to apply. Please attach a current college transcript when applying.

    Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

    • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well with a variety of people; strong verbal and written communications skills; strong organizational skills; strong work ethic and willingness to learn.
    • Additionally, candidates must have good computer software skills, including Microsoft Suite.

    Duration and Work Schedule:

    • This summer position will be from about the end of May until the end of August (flexible depending on the student’s start/end of semester). It is a M-F schedule, 40 hours/week.

    Location: This internship will be based at our Northern CO Maintenance Center (NCMC), 3761 Eureka Way, Frederick, CO.

    Additional Details

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    Company Description

    Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

    Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, CO, nearly 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.

    Tri-State’s power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.

    Interested? Here is how to Apply:

    For more information about Tri-State and to apply please go to www.tristate.coop/careers then click on the Careers link and search for the Job and click ‘Apply Now’ Icon. You will be required to register in order to apply.

    Preference will be given to students who attend accredited colleges and universities in Tri-State’s service territory which includes Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and New Mexico.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Brief Posting Description

    Tri-State is an electric utility. The Transmission organization has an Engineering Summer Intern vacancy available for 2018 in our Transmission Maintenance Technical Support group. This position offers engineering students hands on opportunities to work in and learn various aspects of power utility transmission engineering and operations. Engineering students who have successfully completed two (2) to three (3) years of undergraduate study towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering program are encouraged to apply.

    Projects may include:

    • Assisting Engineering and Maintenance staff with validating, collecting and cleaning up inventory data within our GIS-Transmission Line, Substation, and Relay Database Systems and
    • Working with staff to improve maintenance standards and NERC Compliance Documentation processes and procedures.

    Expected Outcomes: Gain knowledge and experience with Tri-State Transmission Line and Substation maintenance programs, database systems, standards and compliance.

    The position is based at the Tri-State Northern Colorado Maintenance Center in Frederick, CO. Tri-State offers a competitive pay rate for this position.

    Salary Grade: NB05

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications:

    Education:

    • Engineering students who have successfully completed two (2) to three (3) years of undergraduate study towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering program are encouraged to apply. Please attach a current college transcript when applying.

    Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

    • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well with a variety of people; strong verbal and written communications skills; strong organizational skills; strong work ethic and willingness to learn.
    • Additionally, candidates must have good computer software skills, including Microsoft Suite.

    Duration and Work Schedule:

    • This summer position will be from about the end of May until the end of August (flexible depending on the student’s start/end of semester). It is a M-F schedule, 40 hours/week.

    Location: This internship will be based at our Northern CO Maintenance Center (NCMC), 3761 Eureka Way, Frederick, CO.

    Additional Details

    Log in to Oracle and click on the iRecruitment Employee Candidate Link. Search for Job and click ‘Apply Now’ Icon.

    Company Description

    Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

    Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, CO, nearly 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.

    Tri-State’s power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.

    Interested? Here is how to Apply:

    For more information about Tri-State and to apply please go to www.tristate.coop/careers then click on the Careers link and search for the Job and click ‘Apply Now’ Icon. You will be required to register in order to apply.

    Preference will be given to students who attend accredited colleges and universities in Tri-State’s service territory which includes Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and New Mexico.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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