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Developmental Intern - Electrical Engineering

Location: 

White Plains, NY, US

Summary

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.

Responsibilities

Standardizing Power System Equipment technical specification project:
Support the process of standardizing the technical specifications for each power system equipment by integrating applicable IEEE and other industry standards.

Supporting NYPA's safety program - Arc Flash study, analysis and documentation
The intern will assist Senior Engineer on this project and contributes towards updating Arc Flash documentation for all NYPA facilities.

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
  • Strong analytical abilities, self motivated, shows initiative, curiosity and a desire to understand and research, and strong communication skills.
  • General knowledge of Electrical Engineering theory and its application in different areas of power systems, and high proficiency using software tools.

 

 

Education, Experience and Certifications

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program, pursuing an Electrical Engineering degree required (3rd year completed).

Physical Requirements

To be filled in from the Justification Form

 

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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