SUMMER COLLEGE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – DISTRIBUTION DISPATCH
EL PASO, TX
DATE POSTED: 11/18/20 CLOSING DATE: 01/29/21
JOB TITLE: INTERN
LOCATION: EL PASO, TX
INTERNSHIP DURATION: MAY 17, 2021 - AUGUST 13, 2021
HOURS: 40 HRS/WEEK
COMPENSATION: $18 - $20 /hr. Rate commensurate with major and classification level.
For over 100 years, El Paso Electric Company has been serving West Texas and Southern New Mexico with safe and reliable electric energy. Today, we are a regional electric utility with over 1,000 employees providing generation, transmission and distribution service to approximately 400,000 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000 square mile service area. Our common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EE and we invite you to visit our website to learn more about our rich history, our plans for the future, and great career opportunities with El Paso Electric Company.
Qualifications for the El Paso Electric Summer College Program include the following. All requirements must be met.
Currently enrolled as a Full-Time Student (Undergraduate – 12 hours, Graduate – 9 hours) and taking classes
- Must be classified as a Junior, Senior or Graduate student
- Students must be currently enrolled at the time of application and taking classes in an accredited college or university in the United Sates.
- College seniors may apply for the program and participate immediately after graduation, but must be enrolled in school at the time of their interview.
- Individuals who have taken college courses, but are currently taking “time off” from school are ineligible.
Students must have an overall G.P.A of 3.0 or above.
- Students must be in “good standing” with their respective university to participate in our program. This includes G.P.A., classification, and number of credit hours earned.
- Schools will be contacted to verify eligibility
Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or an otherwise related field that would be relevant to El Paso Electric’s business model and operation functions.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
- Must have a valid driver's license.
Students must meet all of the above requirements to be considered for this program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assist with the research and documentation of complicated Distribution System outages and trouble
Assist Operators in troubleshooting Distribution System trouble
Assist Operators in modeling the As-Operated Distribution System
Assist in the development of Distribution System reliability reports
Assist the Outage Analysts with quality control of outage data
- Assist with production and facilitation of End of Program Intern Luncheon
- Co-facilitate annual college student and intern panel for University Exploration Series
- Lead and coordinate planning/logistics as a project manager for annual Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative
- Attend and complete mandatory trainings including but not limited to New Employee Orientation, Project Management, Electricity 101, Zodiak, and Smith Driving
- Other duties as assigned that are not included, but are within the context of duties defined.
- Prepare and deliver end of program presentation to department and executives encompassing program experience and learning outcomes.
Program participants will work in the following location:
Transportation and housing will not be provided to program participants. If needed, participants will be responsible for expenses related to parking depending upon their assigned work location.
If interested in applying for this position, you must apply on-line at [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to INTERN-SUMMER COLLEGE PROGRAM - DISTRIBUTION DISPATCH by January 29, 2021 at 5:00 PM
El Paso Electric Company (EPE) is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all areas of occupation without regard to age, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, workers' compensation, veteran status, genetic information, or familial responsibilities. In addition, EPE is committed to complying with all relevant and applicable federal, state and local laws pertaining to equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination in the workplace.
APPLICANTS MUST BE ENROLLED FULL TIME IN A FOUR YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)