• Solar Engineering Summer Intern

    Job Location US-NY-Valhalla
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/25/2018 11:23 AM)
    ID
    2018-1935
  • Overview

    The Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses (“CEB”) are wholly owned subsidiaries of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (“CEI”). The CEBs develop, own and operate renewable energy projects and provide energy services to wholesale, commercial and government customers throughout the United States.

     

    Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, through its three main subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates renewable and energy infrastructure assets and provides energy-related products and services to wholesale and retail customers.

     

    Con Edison Solutions is an energy services company that provides renewable energy, sustainability services, cost-effective energy efficiency solutions, demand response, and energy performance contracting.

     

    Con Edison Development develops, owns, and operates renewable and energy infrastructure. It is one of the largest solar owners and operators in North America.

     

    Con Edison Energy is an experienced power marketer and asset manager, providing customized energy-management services to a broad range of clients.

    This is your opportunity to join our talented professionals as a Summer Intern in any of our divisions.

     

    Intern Program
    Dates: June 3, 2019 through August 9, 2019
    Location: Valhalla, NY office
    Length of Program: 10-weeks (40 hour work week)
    Paid internship program

     

    Timeline

    Applications: November 25, 2018 – January 15, 2019
    Interviews: November 2018 - April 2019, on a rolling basis

    Based on your background and interests, you will be matched to, interview with, and work on a team for 10 weeks during the summer.

     

    Program Requirements:
    • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program in Sophomore year or later, or graduate program at an accredited institution taking at least one class in the semester prior to the internship program and returning to school for at least one semester upon completion of the internship program
    • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater
    • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic and be flexible in meeting assignments.
    • Excellent analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills and a high energy level are required.
    • Previous entry level work experience strongly preferred
    • Must have strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strongly prefer candidates who live within a commutable distance
    • Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work
    • Must provide proper work authorization
    • As a condition of employment, must successfully complete a background check

     

    Summer Internship Details/Description:
    Company/Department: Con Edison Solutions – Engineering
    Preferred Academic Discipline(s): Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

     

    The purpose of this Summer Internship is to provide college students with work experience in their chosen academic field.

    Responsibilities


    Essential Duties:
    • Assist with the design process of solar development; including conceptual, preliminary, permitting, and construction designs/drawings. This would include HelioScope, AutoCad layouts and PVsyst simulations and production estimates.
    • Work with pricing estimates including soliciting material, equipment, and subcontractor pricing. Participate in the permitting and interconnection filings and process.
    • Attend jobsite visits, pre-bid site visits and project meetings, including monitoring construction progress.

     

    There will be multiple ground mounted solar projects in construction this summer, including sites in NY, CT, and MA, which should provide valuable field experience. As we continue to expand our battery storage offerings, some of these sites will include battery storage which will also be a great learning experience.


    The intern can expect to develop or enhance their knowledge of large scale solar, wind power generation, and battery storage technology. The intern will be exposed to the construction of large scale solar and wind farms as well as the operation and maintenance of these assets.

     

    Qualifications

    • General engineering background
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills and attention to details
    • CAD experience will also be required.
    • Must have completed an introductory course in electrical engineering and power engineering
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
    • Familiarity with renewable generation
    • Able to manage multiple tasks at once
    • Above average analytical ability
    • Should have a working knowledge of how Solar Panels work, and have an understanding of power generation

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law.

     

    Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans.

     

    You must be eligible to work in the US independent of company sponsorship.

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