Dominion Energy Intern - Mechanical Engineering (Richmond, VA) in GLEN ALLEN, Virginia

Intern - Mechanical Engineering (Richmond, VA)

Date:Sep 18, 2017

Location:GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

Company:Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.

Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

Job Summary

This position is for an engineering intern that will provide engineering support in the Nuclear Engineering Mechanical Analysis group. The intern will perform engineering calculations, analysis, research and design. Under direction of supervisor or work leader, interns will:

  • Perform routine assignments designed to develop professional engineering work knowledge.

  • Gain familiarity with techniques, approaches, practices and the nature of engineering systems, equipment, etc.

  • Develop the ability to apply fundamental engineering principles and techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out sequence of related engineering tasks.

Limited exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Must be a Sophomore or Junior with an anticipated graduation date between December 2018 and May 2020 attending an ABET accredited Nuclear Engineering or Mechanical Engineering program at a four year college or university.

  • Candidates must possess a strong understanding of engineering principles and practices.

  • Candidates must have good communication skills, problem resolution skills, and computer skills.

  • Knowledge of programming and analysis is preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office products is desired. Proficiency in MS Excel with Macros is preferred.

  • Must be able to follow instructions and be a team player.

Education Requirements

  • Must be a current Sophomore or Junior with an anticipated graduation date between December 2018 and May 2020 attending an ABET accredited Nuclear Engineering or Mechanical Engineering program at a four year college or university.

  • Must have a 3.2 or greater GPA

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

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