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Transmission Line Design Technician Intern

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Posted: 12/15/2022 Industry: Intern Job Number: HH3350551215 Pay Rate: 21.90

Job Description

Job TitleTransmission Line Design Technician
Job TypeInternship
LocationMaple Grove, MN
Shift/HoursFT during summer/PT during school year
EducationMust be enrolled in a collegiate program and in a technical curriculum
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 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Their member cooperatives distribute that electricity to families, farms, and businesses – serving almost 1.7 million people.
DescriptionProvide 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.  This position is located at our facility in Maple Grove, MN

Job Responsibilities:

Support the design of projects and ensure accuracy by using AutoCAD, GRE Standards and specifications for Transmission line projects.  

  • Prepare construction standard unit drawings.

  • Prepare non-standard unit drawings, load and design drawings, construction 1-lines and other detail drawings.  

  • 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.

  • Update assigned tasks in Primavera.

Perform design duties as assigned for Transmission Line 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 construction.

  • Assist consultant preparation of construction issue packages.

  • Provide Project Manager with data required to develop project estimate and cash flow.

RequirementsMust be enrolled in a collegiate program and a technical curriculum
Physical RequirementsThe 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.

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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