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Intern - Design Technician

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Posted: 09/12/2023 Job Number: HF3171517912 Pay Rate: $21.3-22.6 / hour

Job Description

Job Title: Line Design Technician Intern
Job Type: Internship - FT during summer, PT during school year
Location: Maple Grove, MN; Eligibility for hybrid
Shift/Hours: 1st shift, part time (during school year, minimum of 10 hours/week) and full time (during breaks and summer)
Career Level: Entry Level
Education: Must be enrolled in a collegiate program and in a technical curriculum
Salary: $19.10 to $20.20+/hour

Company Info:
Great River Energy 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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Provide design and technical support for Great River Energy’s Transmission Division to meet the design requirements and ensure the objectives of the department are met.

Job Responsibilities:
Support the design of Substation projects by using AutoCAD. 
•Review standard unit drawings.
•Prepare site grading drawings, electrical layouts, steel detail drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, switch site (MOD) drawings and other detail drawings as required.
•Complete project closeout process for professional engineers’ approval

Update Adept, Maximo, Lawson and Primavera with project related data.
•Ensure drawing files are accurately stored within drawing management databases.
•Prepare project Bill of Materials.
•Enter material requisitions for long lead time or special project material requirements.
•Update assigned tasks in Primavera.

Perform design duties as assigned for substation construction projects to ensure accuracy by using GRE and NESC (Nationals Electric Safety Code) standards and specifications for Transmission Division projects.
•Assemble the construction issue package for review and signature by the professional engineer prior to issuing to Field Services.
•Assist consultant preparation of construction issue packages.
•Provide Project Manager with data required to develop project estimate and cash flow.

Physical Requirements:
The majority of work will be performed in a normal office environment. Some travel to construction sites. The ability to clearly and comfortably view, interpret, and process information via a computer monitor for extended periods of time during normal working hours is required. Some tasks may require repetitive motions, i.e. computer work. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. We provide competitive internship pay.

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