South Carolina Public Service Authority Electrical Engineering Distribution Planning-Summer Intern in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Position DescriptionThe primary responsibility of an Electrical Engineering Intern in Distribution Planning is to assist in maintaining an electrical model of the Santee Cooper distribution system by utilizing a modeling tool for electrical distribution networks that accurately represents its physical and electrical characteristics.Additional ResponsibilitiesField verification of Santee Cooper's distribution feeders and database updates using "SynerGEE" distribution software. This ensures the data integrity of the electrical model upon which most Planning recommendations are made.Trained in overcurrent protection/coordination, and will perform multiple fuse coordination studies.May be asked to assist Planning engineers with various data analyses, distribution contingency studies, special case studies, as well as creating and/or updating internal documents and procedures.Position RequirementsThe qualified candidate must be: proficient with computer fundamentals and familiar with standard desktop PC applications (MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc)In addition the candidate must:Have completed their first year at a 4-year college or 2-year college (transfer program).Be pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering at an EAC/ABET accredited school.Must have a valid driver's license.Successfully undergo pre-employment physical and drug screen.Housing is not providedThis position is for a Summer Internship at our Horry-Georgetown office located at 305A Gardner Lacy Road, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This internship begins May 17, 2021. Candidate will work 40 hours per week for a period of 10-12 weeks.You must complete all sections of the employment application OR attach a resume to be considered. Applications with incomplete information cannot be considered. You must also complete the questionnaire to be considered. Please note: If you worked for Santee Cooper during previous summers, please update your resume/application to reflect your work history.Selected candidate will be required to provide a copy of their transcripts.Application DeadlinePlease submit your online application on or before January 15, 2021.Salary RangeRising Sophomore $20.00 per hourRising Junior $21.00 per hourRising Senior $22.00 per hourWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.