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Arizona Public Service Summer Intern: Transmission & Distribution Engineering in United States


Transmission & Distribution Engineering Intern Summary:

Interns will be assigned to one of the various groups within Transmission & Distribution including Transmission Planning; System Protection, Controls Engineering; Distribution Planning & Engineering; Overhead System Design; Substation Design; Distributed Energy Resources and others, all located in the Phoenix area.

You will be responsible for engineering aspects related to a variety of projects within the Transmission & Distribution organization, under the direction of experienced Engineers and Management. You’ll be expected to learn and apply sound engineering practices in the design, construction, and operation of projects on the distribution, transmission and substation systems. Limited overnight trips to facility locations may be required.

Targeted majors include: Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Power and Civil Engineers.

General Intern Summary: Acquires broad experience in practicing and learning business, engineering, information systems fundamentals in real work settings. Intern assignment is for a short, temporary period of time.

Minimum Requirements: Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university undergraduate degree program. Must show ongoing achievement in areas of study and training.

Major Accountabilities: 1) Performs simple to intermediate analysis and designs. May assist in preparing business/engineering plans, designs, specifications, cost estimates, evaluations and studies.

2) Assists in research, business documentation, studies or technical reviews. Conducts analyses, investigations, verifications and summarizes results or findings in written reports or oral presentations.

3) Utilizes internal resources to learn business/engineering operations/functions and apply learning in completion of work assignments.

4) Coordinates efforts with other disciplines, and/or departments in achieving project goals and task assignments.

5) Performs other related duties as required.

Export Compliance/EEO

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 20200525

Location: Phoenix

Regular/Temporary: Temporary