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Duquesne Light Company 2022 Summer Internship - Project Developer New Development Connections 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!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the NDC team to provide excellent customer service across the Duquesne Light service territory.

  • Measure and report progress against department and group objectives.

  • Contribute to ongoing development of processes and documentation to coordinate with internal DLC stakeholders and customers

  • Research and understand current industry trends for new development and construction within the utility industry.

  • Maintain project logs and schedules.

  • Attend and document virtual and in-person customer meetings and site visits according to the project plan.


  • Strong analytical skills, demonstrated interpersonal skills, and competence working both individually and as a team member. The ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and work with highly confidential information will be crucial.

  • Professionalism with all internal stakeholders and external customers is imperative.

  • Demonstrated ability to present ideas logically and concisely to diverse audiences at all organizational levels, both verbally and in writing.

  • Moderate to Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills are highly desired.

Education/Experience Requirements

Candidates should be majoring in Engineering, business, supply chain, construction management, or other related fields. Students must have completed their sophomore year.

Office Environment:

Work will be conducted in a hybrid environment with some time working remotely, and some time required to be in-office/on-site. Candidates must be within close proximity to Pittsburgh.


Applicants must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and social media screen.

This position will require the successful candidate to provide acceptable proof of full vaccination for COVID-19. DLC is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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.