Burns & McDonnell Electrical Engineering Intern - Protection Applications (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
Our Electrical Interns are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard electrical engineering techniques and procedures. This includes standard design of electrical systems, assisting lead engineers with various project duties, and other duties as assigned.
Opportunities as an Electrical Intern exist in multiple market segments and locations. Specific assignments and project work vary depending on the market segments and locations. Please see below for information on each market:
The Protection Applications Department is the cornerstone to maintaining a safe, reliable, operational, and secure grid through innovative systems and technology. Our goal is to develop robust, flexible and adaptable protection and control system to mitigate the damage and interruptions of service caused by electrical failures.
Perform power system analysis and system protection settings coordination on various projects (up to 500,000-volt level).
Responsibilities include developing protection requirements, design basis for relay settings, short circuit studies, current transformer performance and ratio selection, over-current element coordination, arc-flash analysis studies, NERC compliance, event analysis, IEC61850 implementation, testing and commissioning support.
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.
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.
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Other Locations United States
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 220776