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Intern Electric Planning - Summer 2019 in Gary, IN at NiSource

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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    Gary, IN
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Job Description


Assist in the planning, development, and implementation of the operations work plan in support of Power Delivery.  Assist in data collection and reports to monitor programs, work plans, operating budgets, and forecasts in support of Power Delivery.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with planning leaders, scheduling, operations, engineering, procurement, transmission planning, distribution planning, and material handling to anticipate requirements necessary to meet customer expectations and the business plan.
  • Assist in the management of operational plans through data collection and reports.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the annual and monthly Operation Plan and the translation of the operations plans into operating budgets.
  • Assist with budget variance reporting, risk analysis, issue tracking, and resolution status.
  • Assist in the engineering review of construction projects prior to execution.
  • Assist in the development of project execution schedules.
  • Design reports covering historical performance and forecasted requirements.
  • Organize work packets for upcoming projects prior to scheduled start for field workers.
  • Update weekly crew in field reports and associated schedules.

Required for Selection:¿

  • Perform assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner while adhering to all safety requirements. ¿
  • Ability to work 40 hours during the off school season, and 20 hours or less during the school year¿
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Excel and Word) and AutoCAD. ¿
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills ¿
  • Communication and interpersonal skills ¿
  • Willingness to learn and remain flexible in various work assignments. ¿
  • Work effectively in an individual and team environment. ¿
  • Possess a valid driver's license, have a safe driving record, and reliable transportation throughout the employment¿

Preferred for Selection:¿

  • Prior knowledge of the public utility industry ¿
  • Strong project management skills and experience
Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line through MySource - Employee Info - Career Connection before December 12th!

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