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Intern -- Electrical Engineer -- Spring/Summer 2020
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Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C. | Chattanooga, TN
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Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Sargent & Lundy's Core ValuesWe are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

* Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business
* Focus on client satisfaction in all activities
* Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff
* Communicate openly and honestly
* Improve continuously


As an Electrical Engineering Intern, you will be assigned to work on a project team in our Electric Grid Infrastructure Services business unit and assist the engineering team members in the execution of their project work. These projects may involve the design of new and/or modifications and upgrades to transmission, substation, distribution, renewable, and battery energy storage system engineering projects.

Working under the direction of senior engineers, this internship will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Electrical Engineering in one or more of the following areas:

* Assist in the preparation of engineering calculations, specifications, and designs.
* Work on a variety of tasks associated with project reporting, such as tracking and evaluating project activities, project progress, and associated data.
* Be involved in power designs and the preparation of specifications for the procurement of major electrical power equipment and related installation services.

Please note that this internship position does not provide a subsidy for relocation expenses.


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Essential skills and experience:

* Must have an expected graduation date in Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Master of Science in Electrcial Engineering (BSEE or MSEE) from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background and coursework in electrical power
* Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.
* Self-Starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction.
* Ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues, create solutions and meet deadlines.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

* Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community
* Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred
* Prior, related internship or co-op experience

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.