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Developmental Intern - Metering Engineer

Location: 

Astoria, NY, US

Summary

At the New York Power Authority, you will be empowered to think big, do good and transform the energy industry. We are a collaborative team of over 2,400 energy technologists, IT specialists, business experts, hydro engineers, and diverse professionals leading the energy revolution. With state-of-the-art technology, advanced research and development, a modernized infrastructure and a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG), we provide New Yorkers with low-cost, clean, reliable power — and we are well on the way to becoming the first end-to-end digital utility in the country.

  • The Intern will support power generation plant and Municipal/Cooperative metering upgrade projects consisting high-end multifunctional meter and instrument transformer upgrades in NYPA customers’ substations.
  • The intern will be responsible for the update of meter block diagrams and instrument transformers database used to document revenue and operational metering systems.  Intern will analyze information dispersed on various documents, research NYPA drawings and walk down equipment in the field in order to update or create new engineering block diagrams and database.
  • Intern will also work in the Meter Engineering Lab to conduct engineering testing on advanced smart meters, instrument transformers and communication equipment. Intern will also assist in daily metering operations to perform meter data collection and field meter calibrations.

Our paid Summer Developmental Internship, running from June 6 - August 5, is a two-month in-person internship program.  As an Intern, you will receive professional development, on-the-job experience in the energy industry, exposure to executives, and networking opportunities to help build a solid foundation for your future career.

If you are passionate about our mission – to lead the transition to a carbon-free, economically vibrant New York through customer partnerships, innovative energy solutions, and the responsible supply of affordable, clean and reliable electricity, we are looking for you!

The Summer Developmental Intern program is ideal for a college or graduate-level student interested in:

  • Exploring how hydropower, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and various exciting initiatives at NYPA are changing the power industry
  • Seeing firsthand what it’s like to work for New York State
  • Learning about NYPA’s commitment to New York State citizens and the communities where our generation facilities are located
  • Learning about our various energy sites to see how our power is made and how important it is to provide reliable electricity in New York
  • Gaining a foundation on the energy regulations that govern our industry

Internships will be ideal for students pursuing degrees in disciplines such as: 

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Data Science

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Responsibilities

  • Participate in department-specific projects, analysis, research methods and learn project management skills
  • Develop business solutions that support the delivery of NYPA’s VISION2030
  • Research and provide insight on industry best practices
  • Other duties as assigned; will vary based on area of interest
     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task with competing priorities
  • Collaborative and team player
  • Customer-focused

 

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Must be matriculated in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited institution at the time of application
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States for the duration of the internship
  • Be available on the designated start date on June 6th

Physical Requirements

 

 

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer   

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We are a team of over 1,900 energy technologists, IT specialists, business experts, hydro engineers, and other professionals leading the energy revolution. With state-of-the-art technology, advanced R&D, and a modernized infrastructure, we provide New Yorkers with low-cost, clean, reliable power — and we are well on the way to becoming the first fully digital utility in the country. At NYPA, you will be empowered to think big, do good, and transform the energy industry.

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