Engineering Intern (San Diego, CA)

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Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you'll work with us to develop the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power engineering group. We work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects globally, cutting boundaries between the many diverse sectors Stantec thrives within. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the borders on clean energy, powering the mines and industries of America, hardening the grid against wild fire or other new threats and grid equipment modernization, you'll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world's top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and advancing your career.

Your Opportunity
Our Phoenix, San Diego, Salt Lake City, Walnut Creek, Sacramento or Fresno office has an opportunity for a Transmission Line Intern. Project requirements will include detail engineering and support of transmission line projects (generally 69,000 volts to 500,000 volts) from conceptual design through construction support.

Your Key Responsibilities
  • You will assist the preparation of specifications, calculations, drawings and scope documents for construction tenders and contracts.
  • You will also be an assistant liaison with clients and contractors, coordinating with various disciplines and permitting agencies and developing project management skills.
  • You will enjoy the opportunity to work on a variety of projects with the liberty to advance your career down a number of paths within the Power Delivery sector. You will contribute to a diverse company, bridging the gaps between the various sectors of infrastructure engineering Stantec operates within.

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Experience developing assembly, framing, loading and design drawings for wood, concrete, and steel transmission structures. Experience with lattice towers is a plus.
  • Familiarity with geotechnical data interpretation for foundation design and embedment calculations for transmission structures.
  • Experience designing foundations and calculating embedment depths for a variety of structure types and geotechnical requirements.
  • Ability to communicate with survey and GIS personnel. Familiarity with interpreting survey data and incorporating it into PLS-CADD.
  • Proficiency with PLS-CADD, PLS-Pole, L-Pile, FAD Tools, and Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with PLS-Tower a plus.
  • Understanding of project management systems (engineering, quality, construction, HSE, etc.) as well as field construction support experience and willingness to develop skills further.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to develop thorough and concise explanations of difficult engineering solutions to clients or internal team members
  • Familiar with industry standards regarding transmission lines including ASCE, ACI, IEEE, NESC, RUS Bulletins and GO-95.

Education and Experience
Pursuing Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, contribute to exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us in a measurable way. Join us and redefine your personal best. #FeelingEnergized
More Information on Stantec
Stantec operates in the Consulting industry. Stantec was founded in 2022. It has 22253 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 99 open jobs at Stantec, click here.
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