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Intern - Electrical Engineering
TKDA | Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Job Description

Are you an undergraduate pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on power, lighting, or signal system design? Are you looking for an opportunity that will allow you to put your academic knowledge to work to address some of today's engineering challenges? If so, then we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team this summer as an Electrical Engineering Intern within our Facilities Engineering Division in downtown Saint Paul!

As a member of our team, you will work alongside Professional Engineers, Designers, and Technicians to assist with the preparation of studies, design specifications, and detailed drawings for detailed drawings for building electrical systems. You may also assist with construction administration responsibilities including interpreting plans, observing construction operations, and maintaining reports to ensure construction conforms to plans and specifications.

In addition to working alongside Electrical Engineering professionals, you will work within a multi-disciplined environment and collaborate with Mechanical, Civil, and Structural Engineering and Architecture professionals to provide an array of services for a number of unique projects located across the country, ranging from lecture halls and educational facilities, to production plants and refineries, which provide you with opportunities that include variety and challenging responsibilities.

Required Qualifications.

* Undergraduate pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program.
* Previous internship/field experience, previous coursework, or strong interest in designing building electrical systems: power, lighting, and signal (phone, fire alarm, and security).
* Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
* Previous experience or formal training with AutoCAD and Revit MEP or similar 3D design software.
* Strong interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communication skills; Ability to assist in writing specifications and reports and participate in project team meeting discussions.

Preferred Qualifications.

* Thorough understanding of drafting techniques, plan development, and related engineering practices.
* Previous experience developing construction plans and specifications.
* Previous experience or training with Visual or similar lighting software.

If you are looking for a hands-on internship opportunity that will be both educational and challenging, then apply on-line today to join our team!

About TKDA

TKDA provides communities, public agencies, and businesses with engineering, architecture and planning services in five key markets: Aviation, Rail, Surface Transportation, Municipal Services, and Facilities. Headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota since 1910, our project teams serve clients nationwide from Saint Paul and four additional office locations. With over 200 employees, TKDA's multi-disciplined resources provide access to a broad range of planning and design professionals. Challenging projects, a diverse, 80% repeat client base, opportunities for professional growth, and the long-term stability of the firm attract professionals to TKDA who are serious about building their career with a solid, reputable company. Focus on project management and innovative, cost-effective planning and design drives our teams to meet client goals on every project.

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