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American Transmission Company Intern-System Protection Summer 2023 in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Summary of Responsibilities:

Start your career at a Great Place to Work! We’re looking for a System Protection intern to support our System Protection Engineers who are responsible for the development and implementation of system protection and control schemes to ensure reliable and secure operation of the ATC Electric Transmission System.

Essential Responsibilities:

You’ll review and validate data used in the development of protective relay settings and the operation of the transmission system and use computer aided protection engineering software to calculate short circuit currents, model transmission elements and perform other studies. In addition, you’ll research specific application questions, then assemble and present findings.

If you are an Electrical Engineering bachelor’s student and have an interest in the utility industry, we want you to bring your positive energy to ATC!

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Full time

Equal Opportunity Employer:

ATC is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to foster diverse teams of talented people working safely together. We respect and embrace diversity of all aspects and hire, train and promote employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage women, minorities, veterans and individuals with a disability to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

American Transmission Co. is a transmission-only electric utility that helps keep the lights on, businesses running and communities strong in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois. As owner and operator of more than 9,530 miles of transmission lines and 530 substations, we help meet the electric needs of more than 5 million people in our service area.