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Electrical / Computer Engineer Intern

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Posted: 09/12/2023 Job Number: HF2414307912 Pay Rate: $23 / hour

Job Description

Job TitleElectrical Engineer or Computer Engineer Intern
Job TypeIntern
LocationMaple Grove, MN; eligibility to work hybrid
Shift/Hours1st Shift, PT during school / FT during breaks (2023-2023 School Year)
Experience LevelEntry Level
Currently enrolled in bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
Why Vision/BenefitsWe challenge employees and present them with career opportunities with some of the most successful businesses in the area. Our employees' occupational goals, skills, and background experience are represented truthfully and marketed to match the hiring needs of small-,mid-sized, and Fortune 300 companies. Benefits include; paid time off, paid holidays, health insurance (medical, dental, vision), term life insurance, short term disability benefits, 401K, competitive wages, pay increases and bonuses based on performance. We also have safety and employee referral bonuses, and  gift giveaways throughout the year. Plus an amazing team of recruiters to support and advocate for you! 
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.
Description*~* If Interested in applying, please submit your resume via email to: *~*

Great River Energy is seeking an Electrical or Computer Engineer Intern to provide engineering support to design engineers in the substation areas. Some independent work on projects of limited scope and duration. This position will be located in Maple Grove MN at our headquarters with the eligibility to work in a hybrid environment.  
Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist Substation Engineering to complete design for capital projects according to GRE standards.
    • Prepare estimates 
    • Establish schedule 
    • Project design specifications
    • Bill of Materials for procurement
    • Develop construction drawings
    • Relay settings and protection coordination
    • Review as-built drawings
  • Assist in performing engineering studies and evaluations under close supervision in the area of substation design.
  • Assist with engineering database and system model manipulation associated with system-wide assets.
  • Assist with substation engineering development of design standards.
  • Must be enrolled in college in an engineering curriculum and 1+ year’s general engineering knowledge\experience obtained through college curriculum, internship and\or work experience.
  • Knowledge of the Electric Utility Industry and governing Codes & Standards
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving
  • Ability to communicate in an effective manner
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to be productive and business focused
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment

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 10 hours/week) and FT during Summer/Breaks in a hybrid work environment. 


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