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Developmental Intern - Transmission


Gilboa, NY, US


The New York Power Authority is reimagining the role of the public utility and helping our customers take full advantage of the new electricity offerings. If you’re passionate about the customer experience and want to be part of our journey toward becoming the first end-to-end digital utility in the country, we want to hear from you. Learn more about us, our clean energy technologies and the trend-setting work we’re doing for New York State here.
The Summer Developmental Intern program is ideal for a college or graduate level student interested in …
• Exploring how hydropower, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and more exciting initiatives are changing the power industry
• Seeing firsthand what it’s like to work for New York State, including exposure to labor unions and collective bargaining agreements
• Learning about NYPA’s commitment to New York State citizens and the communities where our generation facilities are hosted
• Visiting the Blenheim-Gilboa power project to see up close how our power is made and how important pumped storage is to reliable electricity in New York
• Gaining a foundation on the energy regulations that govern our industry
Please apply to only one Developmental Intern position at NYPA. We may consider your experience for other Developmental Intern positions if your experience fits.



The Transmission intern will help support the Transmission/Line Maintenance department at the Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project in Gilboa, NY. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support of NYPA's TLEM initiative by reviewing submissions and supporting the Ops-Transmission goals.
  • Update transmission tower assemblies and work in Maximo to support the Transmission Emergency Response Plan (TERP) and emergency spare parts.
  • Work with the NYPA databases and update information by reviewing drawings and design documents.
  • Work with Transmission Engineer/Planner, and Supervisor achieve department goals in Capital and O&M projects.
  • Perform/assist in construction/maintenance inspections and other field work.
  • Participate in routine meetings including weekly planning and monthly staff/budget meetings.
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 orientated
  • Customer-focused especially when dealing with vendors and internal clients
  • Asset managment, MAXIMO software experience desired. 
Education, Experience and Certifications

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a focus in Civil Engineering or a related field.


The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

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