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NorthWestern Energy Intern Construction Engineer (Harrisburg, Mitchell or Yankton, SD) in Harrisburg, South Dakota

18.00-19.00 per hour | 30-Oct-2023 to Until Filled (MST) | Harrisburg, SD, USA | Hourly | Distribution Operations - SD/NE | Temporary

Intern Construction Engineer

Work Location : Harrisburg, Mitchell or Yankton, SD

Pay range : $18.00 - $19.00 per 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 potential part-time, 20 hours per week)

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About this position:

Intern will work closely with engineers on designing electric and natural gas facilities. This includes estimating costs, engineering support, and project management. There will also be opportunities to visit projects in the field, and to learn about the operation of NorthWestern Energy's electric and natural gas systems.

About this job:

  • Support engineers in design of electric and natural gas facilities for new construction, relocates, and capacity projects

  • Work with new service requests, assist in providing services, checking site locations ahead of crew for efficiencies

  • Assist customers with NWE's New Construction process

  • Work with customers on growth orders and construction estimates

  • Research Company records on vintage gas pipe to determine replacement plans

  • Work on infrastructure mapping/GIS information to improve data

  • Participate in organizational work meetings

  • Lifting of materials up to 35 pounds

  • 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 and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, particularly Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Prefer Engineering Student (Electrical/Mechanical/Civil/Construction)

  • Student must have completed Sophomore level or higher by start date

  • Must be in good academic standing

  • Must Provide GPA in Resume upon application

    Requisition #4155

    Posting Dates: October 30, 2023 through Open Until Filled

    Department/Division: Distribution Operations

    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