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NorthWestern Energy Intern Hydro Engineering (Civil of Geotechnical) in Butte, Montana

18.00-19.00 per hour | 18-Oct-2023 to Until Filled (MST) | Butte, MT, USA | Hourly | Energy Supply | Temporary

Hydro Engineering Intern (Civil or Geotechnical)

Work Location : Butte, MT

Pay range : $18.00 - $19.00/hour (first year interns $18.00/hour, returning interns $19.00/hour)

Employment Status: Temporary (May - August full-time, 40 hours per week)

(September - December part-time, 20 hours per week)

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About this position:

Provide technical support to the Hydro Engineering team through a variety of assignments in the office and at the hydroelectric dams. The engineer will be expected to use knowledge of geology and geotechnical disciplines to assist project management in researching solutions to rockfall issues at the dams.

About this job:

  • Learn about hydroelectric dams and projects while assisting hydro engineering staff with various light engineering tasks

  • Research, scope, and develop cost estimates to mitigate rockfall issues at various hydroelectric dams

  • Contribute to a variety of tasks assigned to hydro engineering including the collection of data at the hydroelectric sites

  • Participate in organizational work meetings

  • Lift 35 libs and traverse rough terrain, stairs, ladders and wet slippery surfaces

  • Occasionally travel out of town overnight

  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics

  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

    Am I right for this job? Here's the success profile:

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record

  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Good technical writing skills are required

  • Engineering major required; Civil, Geotechnical or Geology

  • Has successfully completed sophomore year or above

  • Must be in good academic standing

  • Must Provide GPA in Resume upon application

    Requisition #4143

    Posting Dates: October 18, 2023 through Open Until Filled

    Department/Division: Energy Supply/Hydro

    Employment Physical: Required

    Drug Test: Required

    Background Check: Required

    Relocation Benefit: None

    Telecommuting: None

    We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 1-800-245-6977 or at .