Potelco, Inc., a subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), was founded in 1965. We specialize in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services, which include designing, estimating, material acquisition, project management, construction, emergency power restoration, system maintenance, and similar services. Our expertise is in power, transmission, distribution, and substation projects. We are a leading full-service provider of power infrastructure, construction, and support services in utility and energy contracting throughout the Pacific Northwest and neighboring states.
We are proud to be working with some of the region’s largest energy companies as we continue to modernize their electric systems, move towards de-carbonization, and maintain thousands of miles of overhead and underground lines serving millions of residential and commercial customers. We uphold high safety, productivity, and reliability standards as we work with our customers to provide both current and strategic, forward-thinking energy infrastructure, delivery, and solutions.
Potelco, Inc. is excited to offer a 12-week summer internship opportunity for an Associate Project Engineer Intern. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for comprehensive infrastructure services in the utility construction industry. Join our team and gain hands-on experience while contributing to impactful projects across the Pacific Northwest.
There are four main groups within the Potelco Engineering Department: Transmission, Joint Facilities Notification (JFN), Cable Replacement and Maintenance, and Overloaded Transformer Elimination Program (OTEP) where you may use your skills. As an intern, you will be placed in a specialized area that aligns with your career aspirations.
THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
This internship is designed to provide you with a well-rounded experience in construction project engineering. Over the 12 weeks, you will actively participate in various stages of a project's lifecycle, gaining exposure to fielding, drafting and design, tracking, permitting, and reporting for utility construction projects in the utility construction segment. Embrace the opportunity to work on projects with potential environmental components, adding depth to your learning experience.
WHAT YOU'LL GAIN
This internship is more than just a resume builder; it's a chance to make a real impact. By the end of the 12-week program, you'll have gained:
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
We invite ambitious individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply for this 12-week internship program. Explore the world of construction project engineering with Potelco, Inc. and be part of a team that values innovation, safety, and excellence.
While duties and responsibilities will vary across Divisions, they may include:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.