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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 4/3/2017

Duquesne Light Company Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Overall Purpose:

Engineering interns are sought for full-time (40 hours/week) positions for the Summer 2017 program. We are filling multiple positions, and the successful candidate may be considered for several areas of Operations to include:

* System Planning and Protection

* Engineering and Programs

* Asset Management/Standards

* Substation/Control Engineering


* Operations Center (Distribution and Transmissiton_

* Underground

* Telecom/Substations

* Meter Operations

* Workforce Development/Safety/Health

* Project Management

* Vegetation Management


Applicants must be currently enrolled in an ABET-Accredted BS or MS program in Electrical Engineering. Candidates must have completed their sophomore year of studies.


Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented environment.

Physical Requirements:

Normal office environment. Ability to participate in field visits to work in locations to include, but not limited to, climbing ladders, walking in wooded areas, or visiting field locations.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.