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Scope Development & Engineering NIPSCO Intern - Summer 2019 in Merrillville, IN at NiSource

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

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Job Description


The intern will work closely with the scope development and estimating line engineer and the scope development and estimating substation engineer. These engineers will be the intern¿s mentors. The intern will be exposed to the TDSIC plan, TDSIC estimating, TDSIC scoping; which includes walk downs, statement of work development and interact with various departments that are stakeholders into the project. He/She will also be involved with New Customer requests, Economic Planning requests, Capital Maintenance requests (ICPP), MISO upgrades and TUAs. He/She will also become familiar with SharePoint and understand how we use this program to track all of the department work. The intent in requesting an intern is not only to help him/her become familiar with transmission and distribution line, and transmission and distribution substations; but to also aid in the tasks for the scope development and estimating team. With the inclusion of this additional tem member, it will be mutually beneficial to both parties.

 Additional Responsibilities:

  • Use a number of computer tools to assist with Scope Development & Estimating: Excel, SharePoint, GIS, Cascade, Meridian, Google Earth, Adobe PDF Exchange Viewer, PowerPoint
  • Track, organize and collaborates on incoming PCNs
  • Analyze documents for consistency and coordinate line and substation methods
  • Analyze project estimates vs. actual costs.

 Key Benefits and Take-Aways:

  • An in-depth understanding of NIPSCO¿s Scope Development & Estimating process
  • An in-depth understanding of electric transmission and distribution infrastructure
  • Develop relationships within a Fortune 500 Company
  • Develop computer skills of new computer applications
  • Develop communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Current student of an ABET accredited, four-year engineering program - majoring in Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering
  •  Ability to work 40 hours/week
  • Completion of at least one year of college course work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
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 at before January 23rd!

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

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