Duquesne Light Company 2022 Summer Internship - Metering in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!
Supports the Streetlighting Team in providing industry leading service to customers seeking new, innovative solutions for street lighting and unmetered services. Will assist with the team’s upcoming smart streetlight deployment project to track and document the deployment of smart devices across the company’s streetlighting assets, enabling two-way communication and remote capabilities such as outage/failure notification, dimming, and work management.
Assist Streetlight Associates with daily duties to include, but not limited to:
Engaging with local municipalities to identify and address streetlight or unmetered service concerns
Review existing work orders for accuracy in areas such as of status, labor, and materials applied.
Support the development of processes and/or procedures specific to streetlighting and unmetered services.
Analyze inventory and prepare necessary reporting of lighting fixtures and smart nodes to achieve the following:
Develop / refine ordering and delivery processes to ensure materials are available to support business needs
Assist with forecasting future years material delivery needs.
Develop failure forecasting model across all inventory items.
Review discrepancies between street light installation data and escalate to have corrections made.
Review and update training materials used by streetlight technicians in the following areas:
Use of (Mobile Computing Platform) MCP
Use of Streetlight Vision and SLV:GO mobile app
Physical replacement of a streetlight fixture
Applicants should be interested in pursuing a career in engineering, with a preference towards electrical, mechanical, or systems engineering. Candidates must have completed their sophomore year of studies.
Experience managing programs and/or projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organization and time management skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Ability to prioritize and work independently as well as in a team-oriented environment. Must have a passion for uplifting and supporting community needs.
Work location is primarily remote due to COVID-19 measures, but ability to be on-site may be required based on business needs.
Applicants must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and social media screen.
Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.