Electric Power Engineers

Power Systems Engineer Intern (EV and DER)

Location US-Remote - US
ID 2023-1189
Category
Distribution
Position Type
Intern

Overview

We are designing the Grid of the future!

We are innovators by naturefor over 50 years, Electric Power Engineers, LLC (EPE) has partnered with power and energy clients across the globe to focus on complex engineering and grid modeling challenges. As an early leader in the renewables space, we continue to see significant opportunities to build a sustainable and secure Grid.  Join a team committed to making an impact on the communities we serve and the environment in which we live. Together we can continue to create the “grid of the future”!

Responsibilities

Join us in leading the change!

Electric Power Engineers, Inc. (EPE) works with clients on a global scale designing solutions for renewable energy (solar/wind/battery storage), Generation Interconnection, Transmission Planning, Distribution Planning, Distributed Energy Resources (DER), and Smart Grids.

 

Internships at Electric Power Engineers, Inc. are more than just a job, they’re an experience! Our interns bridge theoretical classroom concepts and hands-on training to overcome real-world challenges. Throughout your internship, you will develop skills to advance professionally and academically.

 

 

 

How you can make an impact:

The Power Systems Engineer Intern –  will perform projects/tasks such as network-wide steady-state and short-circuit studies as well as contribute to process improvement efforts, including development of Python scripts. This position will report to an experienced Transmission Manager and be exposed to exciting projects building valuable industry knowledge. Through this opportunity, the intern will gain experience with the Texas and Eastern Interconnection power systems.

 

  • Assist the electrification team in technical writing by providing clear and concise documentation of technical processes.  
  • Assist in research for electrification proposals (electric vehicles, building electrification, demand response, energy efficiency).  
  • Support the team by assisting in the preparation of quarterly Department of Energy grant reports, collecting data, data analysis, modelling, and writing.  
  • Conduct research and analysis to assess the electric vehicle impact to the infrastructure and forecast trends in the future.  
  • Perform distribution power flow analysis.  
  • Understand the infrastructure requirements associated with increased electrification and forecast the grid impact.
  • Support customer engagement and recruitment activities for electrification utility programs.  

Qualifications

Bring your passion, here's what’s needed: 

  • Actively pursuing a degree bachelor's or graduate degree during the time of the internship in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited college or university. 
  • Experience with grid edge / customer sited energy technologies a plus (smart thermostats, controllable water heaters, lighting controls, building management systems, etc.).
  • Experience with distribution modelling tools a plus (ETAP, WindMIL, CYME, etc.) 
  • Completion of, or current enrollment in, power systems fundamentals class(es) (strongly preferred) 
  • Location of Austin, TX with a willingness to a hybrid work schedule is preferred, but not limited to Austin candidates.
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.  
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher 

  

Location: Spring internships will be conducted hybrid (Austin, TX) or remotely. Position is part time, in which hours should not exceed more than 20 a week. 

Travel: None

 

EPE is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law poster, and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster

 

If you are interested in applying for employment with EPE and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to: applicationassistance@epeconsulting.com

 

Third-Party Recruiting Notification

EPE does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Any unsolicited third-party resumes forwarded by recruiters to EPE via our career page or to any of our managers or employees will be considered public information, may be treated as a direct application from the person identified in the resume, and will not be eligible for placement fee payment to the agency. EPE will not pay a fee to a third-party recruiter or agency without a previously signed third-party agreement and has not coordinated their recruiting activity with the appropriate member of the Talent Acquisition team. 

 

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