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Maintenance Engineer Internship (Summer 2024)

Location: Gillette, WY, United States
Job ID: 35078
Date Posted: Jan 23, 2024
Salary: $20 to $20 Hourly

Job Description

Job Specifications

We are seeking students who are eager to learn, self-motivated and comfortable working independently. This internship will make an impact!  You will support and assist with real-life projects for the engineering department. These projects are designed to enhance your communication and teamwork skills, as you will be collaborating with individuals across many functions in our organization. You will work alongside professionals in your field, gaining in-depth knowledge about the energy industry and your chosen field of expertise. You will apply what you have learned in school to impactful projects within a publicly traded, multi-state utility energy company. Learn more about our internship program here: https://careers.blackhillsenergy.com/students

PAY:   $20 per hour

  • Additional benefits include meaningful work, relocation benefits, intern week experience, casual dress code, plus you'll earn 401k contributions during your internship.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Maintenance Engineer

LOCATION:  Gillette, WY   

  • Intern Relocation Adjustment Allowance of $1,000.00 is offered for the purpose of assisting with various expenses associated with your relocation for the internship (less applicable taxes and based on eligibility). Contents of our relocation program are subject to change and may vary based on position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 2 years completed towards a bachelor’s degree in engineering. If you are a recent graduate, you must be within 1 year of your graduation date.
  • Mechanical/industrial engineering emphasis preferred.
  • No experience required. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide support to engineers on maintenance projects related to electrical generation.
  • Effectively prepare or review documentation with a high degree of accuracy and completeness using tools and templates available.
  • Use structured problem-solving techniques and statistical methods for data driven analysis and decisions.
  • Gather and analyze data from multiple sources in support of projects or initiatives.
  • Participation in the Company’s industry orientation experiences, which may include some travel and overnight stays. Prepare and present a synopsis of experience with the Company at the end of the internship.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Basic knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Ability to collaborate with employees and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Ability to prepare and give presentations.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel. 
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of business information.

To learn more about our company, visit our internship page and locations page on our career website.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.


About our Company: We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Internship benefits include: Casual dress code and eligibility to earn 401(k) contributions.  

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.  If you require reasonable accommodation, please visit careers.blackhillsenergy.com for more information.

Wage: 20 to 20
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