This position is designed to provide an intern exposure to work within an interdisciplinary project team(s) comprised of engineers, environmental scientists, plant asset and operations managers, financial and market analysts, project and business development professionals. This is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where creativity and a thorough understanding of complex technical issues are required to provide innovative energy project solutions for its stakeholders.
In particular, the tasks will primarily relate to wind, solar, and battery storage project development and construction; and natural gas power asset engineering support.
Essential Job Functions:
Support project development
Participate in technical due diligence
Provide project engineering support
Work closely with an engineering project manager and/or project engineer
Some travel may be required.
Results – Consistently completes assigned tasks and projects by meeting or preceding deadlines, and exceeding expectations of supervisor. Analyzes problems and makes well-reasoned, sound decisions. Plans, organizes and prioritizes workload to make best use of resources. Displays drive and initiative. Leads change and can translate business strategy into specific goals.
Customer Focus – Viewed as business partner by customer. Able to independently anticipate and act upon internal and external customer needs. Deals effectively with changes in priorities, unexpected events or unanticipated demands. Delivers service that consistently exceeds quality standards.
Communication Skills – Candid, clear and concise in communication. Effectively matches style, tone and method to audience. Listens and often asks appropriate questions when necessary. Communicates information to others in a positive and professional manner. Exemplifies confidence when communicating with all levels of management.
Teamwork – Accepts responsibility as a team member and works to create high morale. Actively attentive to the concerns of others and the development of their potential. Interacts successfully with people of all levels. Effectively delegates work and responsibility to achieve positive results.
Job Knowledge – Outstanding knowledge in job and/or department. Constantly strives to gain additional expertise and knowledge. Seeks out assignments or opportunities to broaden or strengthen skills. Uses knowledge in creative and effective manner. Inspires others to stay current in technical expertise.
Technical Skills – Holds himself/herself and others to high standards. He/she strives to maintain technical expertise, is proactive and inspires others.
Strong technical and analytical skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Third year mechanical or electrical engineering student
Tenaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer