Intern - Electric Transmission Planning Engineer - Butte

$18.00 - $19.00 hourly
  • Northwestern Energy
  • Butte, MT, USA
  • Feb 05, 2024
Intern Engineering Entry Level

Job Description

About this position:

The Planning Engineer Intern is tasked with finding innovative engineering solutions to solve complex issues of today's electric grid and designing the grid of the future. This position is part of a dynamic planning team that performs transmission planning studies and related activities across Montana and South Dakota.

About this job:

  • Learn about transmission systems and projects, modeling existing transmission lines and complete engineering analysis
  • Use Power Flow software (PSSE and Powerworld) to perform steady state power flow, fault duty analysis, and PV analysis Research materials and write corresponding reports
  • Contribute to a variety of study tasks assigned to Transmission Planning (e.g. interconnection studies, capacity studies, etc)
  • Participate in organizational work meetings
  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

Am I right for this job? Here's the success profile:

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Engineering major required; Electrical Engineer major highly preferred
  • Knowledge about electric power and power flow analysis, preferred
  • Junior level or higher by start date
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must Provide GPA in Resume upon application

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 1-800-245-6977 or at