Intern - System Protection Engineering (US Iowa Scott County Bettendorf)

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DescriptionMidAmerican Energy Company is seeking a student pursuing a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering graduating later than August 2024. System Protection Engineering interns will be exposed to a variety of projects and activities that occur within the energy industry. Interns will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills learned through college and apply them to the workplace. The position is temporary, nonexempt, and full-time/hourly through the summer. Company and Internship Program Overview MidAmerican Energy Company one of the largest renewable energy producers in the U.S is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, safely meeting the energy needs of more than 1.6 million customers in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, and South Dakota. A subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy , we have more than 3,400 dedicated employees serving our customers every day across our service territory.Interns will have the opportunity to participate in the annual three-day summer intern event in Des Moines, Iowa where they will have the opportunity to tour state-of-the-art facilities, network with leadership, and gain a broader understanding of MidAmerican Energy Company. Other panels, lunch and learns, and events will be happening throughout the summer to give our interns the best experienc e . Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities Duties will involve working with protection and control systems that are responsible for safety operating and protecting the electric grid. These duties could include:Reading and interpreting construction documents and drawings for medium and high voltage protection and control equipment.Developing protection system calculations and studies.Preparing designs on projects requiring basic engineering skills.Producing relay settings for Generators, Transformers, Buses, Transmission Line, Reactors/Capacitors, and Distribution Equipment.Creating RTU configurations for Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Substations.Investing protection system operations.Modeling the transmission system to perform short circuit and protection system coordination studies.Opportunity to work with one or more System Protection Department functional teams based upon qualifications and interest: Transmission Protection, Distribution Protection, Operational Data Analysis, CAPE Database Maintenance, Reliability & Compliance, Relay Projects or SCADA, Telemetering & RTU.Additional projects as assigned under the direction of qualified engineering staff. Performance Expectations Enhance job knowledge and abilities by taking personal responsibility for professional development and training.Provide project assistance.Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy.Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department and the company.Maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively complete responsibilities.Maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding company information.Attend work on a regular basis and support the company's employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules.Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.Qualifications Skills for Success Prior energy industry experience helpful but not required.Effective project management skills.Effective verbal and written communication skills.Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.Software skills to be used in extracting information from various sources, conducting analysis and assisting workforce to achieve goals.Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently Qualifications Must be a college student, sophomore or higher standing, currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering.Must be available May-August 2024.Must have the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.We celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law .

SALARY: $61053.83 - $61053.83

LOCATION: US Iowa Scott County Bettendorf


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