Transmission Line Engineers

Power EngineersAustin, TX

3 months ago


Engineering Intern (Overhead Transmission Line)

Job Location

  • Austin, TX 78703

Job Overview

POWER Engineers is seeking a talented civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering student for a summer 2024 internship in our Austin, Texas office. As an Engineering Intern, you will have the opportunity to expand your skills and receive real-world training and skill development in designing overhead transmission line and substation structures.


  • DOE (Depends on Experience)


  • Design overhead transmission line and substation structures, foundations, and related facilities.
  • Work under the guidance of experienced team members.
  • Participate in professional development sessions, early talent speaker series, and fun Friday activities.


  • Pursuit of a bachelor's degree in civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering from an ABET-accredited university.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interest in consulting engineering and the electric utility industry.
  • Legal authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.
  • Ideal coursework includes statics, mechanics of materials, structural analysis, concrete, steel, soils, foundations, and surveying.
  • Attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Prior internship and/or related engineering experience is a plus.
  • Students who have passed or are scheduled to take the FE/EIT exam will be strongly considered.
  • Familiarity with design, drafting, or engineering software such as MATHCAD, SOLIDWORKS, AUTOCAD, etc. as well as Microsoft Excel is beneficial.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Mechanical Engineering27%

  • Engineering22%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering12%

  • Aerospace Aeronautical And Astronautical Engineering10%

  • Computer Engineering3%

  • 77 other majors23%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Boeing
  • Space Exploration Technologies
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
  • GE Aviation
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Austin, TX | $3,339/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,575

  • Miscellaneous$832

  • Food$378

  • Utilities$296

  • Transportation$258


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