Student Intern - Telecommunications Department

internship - full time, paid

NV Energy
Reno, NV
Closed
Posted 30 Days ago
NV Energy
Reno, NV
internship - full time, paid
Posted 30 Days ago

Description

Student Intern - Telecommunications Department Reno , NV 89510 Full/Part Time Full-Time Location Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Temporary Posting Close Date 2019/07/04 Facility Sierra Plaza Travel Percentage None Regular Shift N/A Responsibilities Start your Engineering Career with NV Energy Join the largest energy provider in the state of Nevada and learn about the Power Utility Industry while you complete your engineering program at UNR. NV Energy is part of the Berkshire Hathaway Energy global family of companies and has been serving the people of Nevada for over 150 years. Current year-round internships are available in Reno, for full time Engineering students starting May 2019. This position will be working directly in NV Energy Telecom department. The successful applicant will help support projects in Fiber Optic systems, Power Supply, Telephony and support our field crews. The NV Energy Internship program is designed to ensure that it will challenge students with meaningful work, expose them to a career in the energy industry, and help them transition from academics to the workforce. Successful completion of an intern position can put a student on the fast track to a full-time career with NV Energy, following graduation. The goal of our internship program is to give engineering students real world engineering experience. Candidate must be a self-starter, flexible, a quick learner, highly motivated and a good team player. Accordingly, you must possess strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, problem solving and decision making skills. Successful students can build upon their existing skills and explore valuable careers in a variety of areas such as Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Civil Engineer and Computer Engineering. Key Roles & Responsibilities: * Work as part of a team to provide engineering support to ensure reliability, availability, efficiency and functionality of all equipment, processes and projects * Assist in basic engineering tasks of design, evaluation, problem solving, analysis, and planning to support power transmission and distribution, plant operations and/or maintenance * Comply with safety policy and procedures to ensure a safe working environment * Interface with engineering staff, plant site operations & maintenance groups, and other personnel to ensure consistent, practical, and effective engineering solutions * Participate in special projects and engineering team assignments as requested * Data entry, sample collection, and preparation of applications and reports * Other duties may be assigned All students must provide transcripts and verification of college/university enrollment in order to begin or continue employment. All students must be available to work the following schedule: Summer: 20 - 40 hours per week School Year: minimum of 12 up to a maximum of 20 hours per week Requirements Essential Education, Skills, and Environment Education and Work Experience Currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelors of Engineering program with a minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0. Must be a full time student with a minimum load of 12 units. Previous work experience is desired but not required. Specialized Knowledge and Skills Proficient with Microsoft Office products and AutoCAD is preferred. Equipment and Applications PCs, Word processing, Spreadsheet and Database software Work Environment and Physical Demands General office environment No special physical demands required. May be required to travel to field locations and job sites and walk on uneven/unpaved ground. Additional Requirements This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). Any applicant/employee who will perform on a pipeline, an operating, maintenance, or emergency response function regulated by Part 192, 193, or 195, will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Company's PHMSA drug and alcohol testing programs. Any employment, transfer, or promotion offer made for this position is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test prior to the commencement of the new role. If an applicant/employee fails the drug test, any offer of employment, transfer, or promotion will be revoked. Compensation $13.13 to $23.63 per hour. This is a non-represented position. EEO/AA NV Energy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources via email at HumanResources@nvenergy.com or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select '0' or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031. TTY Sensory Impaired - 711

Skills

microsoft word, communication, microsoft office, data entry, analysis, policy, problem solving, human resources, career development, autocad, education, energy management, scheduling, planning, reliability

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