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Substation Engineering Designer Internship

ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – Substation Electrical Designer
Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES), a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor’s 500 energy company based in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, operates New England’s largest energy delivery system.  Eversource is committed to safety, reliability, environmental leadership, and stewardship, and expanding energy options for its approximately 4 million electric and natural gas customers.  We are a company dedicated to our customers, communities, and employees.
Eversource is a leader in enabling a clean energy future for New England.  We are making significant investments in our electric transmission and distribution system to support the integration of clean energy resources such as solar & wind power, electric vehicles, and energy storage technologies.
We know that our success depends on the best efforts of our engaged team- diverse, talented, and dedicated individuals who take pride in their work, know and exhibit the value of teamwork and collaboration, and support each other in working safely every day.
Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here!
We are looking for talented individuals to help us continue enhancing New England’s largest energy delivery system and enabling a Clean Energy Future!  Could this be you?
Engineering Internships – Substation Electrical Designer Group
The Eversource Engineering Internship Program is designed to deliver students with the opportunity to apply both classroom and prior experience learning to real life application. The program is 3-months in duration and provides everyone an opportunity to gain experience working in assigned engineering areas.
Collaborate with and support senior design staff in performing various design tasks related to Eversource Energy transmission and distribution systems. Assignments will be focused on one or more technical areas depending upon the company’s needs and the interests and capabilities of the student.  Focus areas include High Voltage Electric substation design including design and drafting of above and below grade physical electrical design and electrical controls and wiring.   material analysis, bill of material development, as-built review and incorporation, and minor electrical calculation studies for the project design.  Students can expect a challenging experience in an energetic and supportive environment where, in addition to working with experienced engineers, they will work closely with other co-op students.
Scope of Work/Project (may include):

  • Work directly with a design engineer to assist on project design packages including:
  • Minor equipment layout
  • Perform field survey during design to verify field conditions
  • Preparation of bill of materials and conduit and cable schedule
  • Developing design using computer-aided techniques for incorporation into design deliverables
As an intern, you will assist department engineers and lead engineers with routine and special projects involving the Substation Electrical Designer group: These projects will include completing activities and assignments associated with improving the safe and reliable design and operation of the electrical transmission and distribution system. You will learn basic utility engineering concepts applicable to the group you are placed in and will also learn the principles of good customer service and electric reliability.
Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Interest in energy delivery networks and/or renewable energy
  • Adept in usage of MS Office suite
  • Enrolled in a Associated Degree In Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology program
  • Good communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and contribute ideas and solutions
  • Able to learn quickly and work enthusiastically in a fast-paced environment