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Civil Engineering Intern

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Posted: 09/12/2023 Industry: Intern Job Number: HF5767350912 Pay Rate: $24-30 / hour

Job Description

Job TitleCivil Engineering Intern
Job TypeInternship
LocationMaple Grove, MN, eligibility to work hybrid

1st Shift, PT during school / FT during breaks (2023-2023 School Year)

Experience LevelEntry Level
Must be enrolled in bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.  

Company InfoOur client is a not-for-profit electric cooperative providing wholesale power to 27 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Their member cooperatives distribute that electricity to families, farms, and businesses – serving almost 1.7 million people.


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Great River Energy is currently looking for a Civil Engineering Intern who will be responsible for performing engineering design, project management and technical support for transmission line design projects.  

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Performing engineering on transmission line design projects to ensure safe, reliable, high-quality, cost-efficient, reliable designs.
  2. Providing technical support to other GRE engineers, the Land Rights and Environmental department, field technicians, operators, and others to ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the GRE transmission system.
  3. Participating on cross-functional teams responsible for developing and updating internal GRE design standards and equipment specifications to ensure consistent, high-quality designs.

  1. Currently enrolled in bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.  
  2. Basic knowledge of engineering/science principles and safety.
  3. Verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Ability to research, analyze, and make recommendations related to engineering decisions.
  5. Ability to work within a team environment.
  6. Demonstrated project management skills. 
  7. Demonstrated experience in utilizing problem solving skills to address primarily technical nature issues.

Physical Requirements

Much of the work will be in a normal office environment with some work being performed in the field at construction sites. Office work involves working at a computer station for long periods of time.  Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.


We provide competitive internship pay.

Duration of the internship will be PT during the school year (minimum of 8-10 hours/week) and FT during Summer/Breaks in a hybrid work environment. 


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