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MidAmerican Energy Company Intern - Electric System Planning Engineering in Davenport, Iowa

MidAmerican Energy Company is seeking a student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering graduating later than August 2024. Electric System Planning Engineering interns will be exposed to a variety of projects and activities that occur within the energy industry. Interns will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills learned through college and apply them to the workplace.The position is temporary, nonexempt, and full-time/hourly through the summer. Company and Internship Program Overview MidAmerican Energy Company one of the largest renewable energy producers in the U.S is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, safely meeting the energy needs of more than 1.6 million customers in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, and South Dakota. A subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, we have more than 3,400 dedicated employees serving our customers every day across our service territory. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in the annual three-day summer intern event in Des Moines, Iowa where they will have the opportunity to tour state-of-the-art facilities, network with leadership, and gain a broader understanding of MidAmerican Energy Company. Other panels, lunch and learns, and events will be happening throughout the summer to give our interns the best experience. Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities Apply engineering principles and ability to the planning, design, and construction of project additions to MidAmerican Energy Company’s energy delivery system under the guidance of qualified engineering staff. Provide basic technical analysis and development of projects including information gathering, investigation of system load, generator, and/or customer issues, development and review of alternatives, coordination with other groups for feedback, cost estimates, and design parameters. Performance Expectations Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy. Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department and the company. Maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively complete responsibilities; enhance job knowledge and abilities by taking personal responsibility for professional development and training. Maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding company information. Attend work on a regular basis and support the company’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules. Ensure all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understand and comply with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position andcompany. Skills for Success Prior energy industry experience is helpful. Software skills needed to be used in extracting information from various sources, conducting analysis and assisting workforce to achieve goals. Effective project management skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Effective analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Qualifications Must be a college student, sophomore, or higher standing, currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering. Must be able to work May-August 2024. Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. We celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law. Job: Electrical Engineering* *Organization: Transmission Planning and Development *Title: *Intern - Electric System Planning Engineering Location: IA-Davenport Requisition ID: 2300973