Wabash Valley Power Association Intern - Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana
Intern - Engineer
Intern - Engineer
WVPA Corporate Office - Transmission & Regulatory Affairs Department
Indianapolis, IN, USA
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Wabash Valley Power Association (WVPA) is a not-for-profit electric cooperative and wholesale provider of electricity to our owner-members. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, we were created out of the need for reliable, affordable electricity in America's heartland. Our members are 23 electric distribution cooperatives (which makes us a co-op of co-ops), and their members include over 300,000 homes, businesses and farms in Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. As a not-for-profit co-op, our members are our owners, so shareholders and old practices do not influence us. We are guided by the seven cooperative principles that govern all co-ops and values that are important to us, like teamwork and putting family first. We are a Deliberately Different kind of power provider- built for stability and growth and focused on the future. That is good news for the people and businesses who depend on us.
As an engineering intern, you will work with a mentor to provide engineering services in support of our future Operations Center. In addition, you may be assigned projects that include supporting substation design, transmission line design, AutoCAD services, compliance, cost estimating, budget preparation, and permitting.KEY COMPETENCIES• Understands technology: Able to quickly learn and understand technical aspects of the position; able to set up functions, enter data, or process information.• Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail: Able to follow detailed procedures and ensures accuracy in documentation and data; carefully monitors processes; concentrates on details and organizes and maintains a system of records.• High level of professionalism: Able to provide a positive image of both him or herself and the company. Displays a courteous, positive attitude. Maintains a respectable personal appearance.QUALIFICATIONS• Must be currently enrolled at a college or university in an accredited degree program. • Must have a 3.0 GPA or greater• Completion of at least two years towards Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering or graduate student• Proficiency with Microsoft OfficeCULTUREAt Wabash Valley Power, we have diverse employment opportunities such as information technology, accounting, marketing, engineering and operations, to name a few. You can feel good about what you do as our staff receives satisfaction knowing that their work makes a difference by directly improving people's lives.Our company is big enough to allow you the opportunity to stay educated on the latest technology and training, yet small enough to maintain a personal connection with our employees. Wabash Valley Power puts a lot of corporate energy into our employees' personal growth and skills development.