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Colorado Springs Utilities Engineering Interns - Water System Operations in Colorado Springs, Colorado

**Engineering Interns

Water System Operations**

Job Type: Internship

Pay Range $17.27 to $20.72

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 2/25/20

**Engineering Interns

Water System Operations**

Would you like to build on your academic experience with real-world engineering experience? If yes, the Water System Operations Department is seeking two interns to support the development and maintenance of its arc flash compliance program.

In this Internship you will gain experience with the:

  • Review of record documentation one-line diagrams for accuracy compared to current installed operating conditions

  • Correction and revisions of electrical drawings and diagrams

  • Creation of new electrical drawings and diagrams as needed to represent current installed operating conditions

  • Performance of arc-flash calculations with Easy Power Software

  • Execution of daily activities focused upon safety, including following; safe work practices to ensure personal safety including appropriate use of personal protective equipment (PPE), participating in pre-job safety briefings, and consideration of safety during all phases of a project

Why you should apply? This experience will provide the opportunity to become familiar with portions of Utilities water service line electrical system infrastructure and associated operations related to: raw water pumping and transmission, water treatment, and finished water pumping, transmission, and distribution. Additionally, you will become an integral part of a collaborative team dedicated to continuous improvement to establish an important sustainable regulatory and safety compliance program for our Water System Operations Department.

What will it take to be successful? Prospective interns must be enrolled full or part time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program pursuing Electrical Engineering , or a related discipline. Preferred candidates will have completed at least one year of their undergraduate program and have prior experience in producing electrical drawings and diagrams and performing arc-flash calculations. This individual should be a critical thinker, who can extract information from data while maintaining strong attention to quality, detail, and accuracy. Candidates that demonstrate professional demeanor and educational curiosity will excel within our organization.

Please note Student Visas: Eligibility for job opportunities at Colorado Springs Utilities requires the ability to work for any employer in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities does NOT sponsor employment-based visas of any kind, including F-1 OPT

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you

  • The ability to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to continually update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology.

  • The opportunity to work for a pioneer in providing four utility services in one enterprise with a 100-year reputation for integrity.

  • A work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy.

  • The stability vital for growth-oriented careers.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential!

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled . Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Internship