Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) is an electric cooperative that sells and distributes electric energy to 172,000+ customers throughout portions of eight jurisdictions covering a 651 square mile service territory in Northern Virginia. NOVEC owns and operates an electric delivery system that includes 7,400 miles of distribution lines and facilities, comprised of 40 miles of transmission lines, more than 60 electric substations, 210 electric distribution circuits and low voltage services.
NOVEC's Electric System Development division, located at our Gainesville, VA location, is seeking candidates for paid full and part-time engineering internships for 2020. Projects and duties for an electrical engineering intern will likely include the following:
Examine trends, events and adverse conditions on NOVEC's electric system.
Perform routine calculations and studies under the direction of an engineer or designer.
Perform field visits and verify existing conditions/status.
Develop and review material standards.
Complete engineering economics based reviews of designs and standards.
Complete equipment sizing evaluations.
Support storm restoration efforts.
Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field at an ABET accredited college/school/university with an anticipated graduation date of December 2020 or after.
Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
Must have successfully completed Circuits II and Physics II (or equivalent courses).
Must live within commuting distance of the assigned work location (Gainesville, VA).
Must have a valid driver's license with a safe driving history.
Previous engineering work experience or other internships.
Successful completion of Power Systems Analysis (or equivalent course).
Successful completion of Electromagnetics (or equivalent course).
Must have a desire to pursue a career in the energy industry.
Previous experience working with mapping systems.
NOVEC is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. We do not provide sponsorship for our positions.
About Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) is a locally based and locally owned electric distribution system headquartered in Manassas, VA. NOVEC provides reliable electric service to more than 167,000 homes and business located in Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties, the City of Manassas Park and the Town of Clifton (all in the state of Virginia).