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Civil/Structural Engineering Intern (Power Substation)

Civil/Structural Engineering Intern (Power Substation)

Do you desire to have an opportunity to expand your skills and teamwork?  Looking for a company that will provide a great chance for real-world training and skill development?  POWER Engineers can help you reach your career goals in an environment that promotes professional growth and encourages innovative ideas.

POWER Engineers is a 100% employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm.  Our services range from power distribution, design, and generation to facilities, visualization, and much more.

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a talented Civil/Structural engineering student for a summer 2024 internship in our Hailey, Idaho office. Under the guidance of experienced staff, the successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of civil design for substations including permitting, site work, structural and foundation design, and support of substation physical design and equipment layout.

In addition to working under the guidance of experienced team members, the selected intern will also participate in sessions designed to develop your skills and provide networking opportunities.  Those sessions include:

  • Professional Development sessions focused on resume writing, interview tips, building a LinkedIn profile, and more.
  • Early Talent Speaker Series where leaders speak to interns about their role, vision for the company, and career path, offer career advice, and a Q&A session.
  • Fun Friday activities where interns company-wide join to network and have some fun while doing it.

Required Education/Experience

  • Pursuit of a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from an ABET-accredited university
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidate is interested in consulting engineering and the electric utility industry
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship

Desired Education/Experience

  • Ideal coursework includes structural analysis, concrete, steel, soils, foundations, and surveying.
  • Attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills will be critical for completing tasks
  • Prior internship and or related engineering experience is a plus
  • Students who have passed or are scheduled to take the FE/EIT exam will be strongly considered for this position
  • Familiarity with design, drafting, or engineering software such as MATHCAD, SOLIDWORKS, AUTOCAD, etc., and Microsoft Excel is beneficial

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success. 

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. 

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.  

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!