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Burns & McDonnell Electrical Engineering Intern - Networks, Integration & Automation (Wallingford) in Wallingford, Connecticut

Description

You will have the opportunity at Burns & McDonnell to build your own success story, both personally and professionally. You will be empowered to build your career with a company that supports the creation of infrastructure for the largest and most complex machine humans have ever built, and which literally powers our society. Join our team working on dynamic projects engineering telecommunication solutions that are modernizing today’s electric grid infrastructure. We want you to bring your unique experiences, talents, and perspectives to our diverse team to make our client projects successful!

Networks, Integration & Automation (NIA)

As an engineer at Burns & McDonnell, you will receive on-the-job training, technical mentorship, and personal development on your way to becoming a key part of our nationwide team that supports the following projects:

  • Grid Modernization: Now, more than ever, reliable and secure communication for grid operations is essential. We work with electric utilities to expand their capabilities with the latest technologies for remote monitoring, automation, and control to improve their operational efficiency.

  • Networks: We help our clients build redundant, long haul, high-capacity data networks via a variety of technologies that are used for both business/IT needs as well as the day-to-day operational needs that keep the lights on.

  • Renewable Energy: With the expansion of renewable energy technologies, our team works to connect these assets to electric grid infrastructure to provide critical communications for the local utility and system operator in areas such as offshore wind, solar photovoltaic (PV), hydroelectric power, and battery storage.

  • Rural Broadband: As engineers, we have a social responsibility to support our communities. Our NIA team works to help our clients provide highspeed internet access to rural communities to advance educational and economic opportunities and help close the digital divide.

  • Private LTE: We are supporting development of entirely private carrier grade networks for electric utilities, unlocking new capabilities to monitor and manage the grid and ultimately better serve customers. Private LTE is one application of many within our wireless portfolio.

  • Fiber: Fiber optic infrastructure is one of the fastest ways that utilities transmit high bandwidth data, and our team is helping to expand that infrastructure from their core networks all the way to customer homes.

  • Electric Vehicles: We work with industry leaders and electric utilities to help our customers transition to beneficial and cost effective transportation electrification.

Job Duties

  • Assist with tasks that may include filing, scanning, data entry, documentation, Power Point presentation.

  • Assist with responses to general questions.

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts by collecting and analyzing data.

  • Present solutions to concerns.

  • Research solutions to project concerns; analyze and recommend solutions to problems.

  • Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Pursuit of Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program

  • Currently enrolled, and in good standing, in a post-secondary education in a field related to the work done in the department

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.

Hourly Range

$19.20-34.50

The expected hourly range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Connecticut Public Act 21-30, An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for Vacant Positions. The final agreed upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location.

Benefits

Interns may participate in our 401(k) retirement program provided plan eligibility requirements are met. Sick leave is accrued based on the actual number of hours worked. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page.

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Job Intern

Primary Location US-CT-Wallingford

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 212712

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