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Sunflower Electric Power Corp. Substation Technician Intern - Colby in Colby, Kansas

Substation Technician Intern - Colby

Number of Openings 1

City Colby

State/Territory Kansas

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Job Brief

OPEN INTERNSHIP with Sunflower's substation department in Colby! Install, inspect, test, and repair substation equipment including power transformers and high voltage circuit breakers.

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation has an open substation internship in Colby! This position will begin June 1, 2021 and end August 30, 2021.

This job allows you to travel Sunflower's service area to install, maintain, and inspect substation equipment for a well-established generation and transmission utility. You will get the chance to play a part in several maintenance projects while expanding your knowledge of power transformers, load tap changers, high voltage circuit breakers, switchgears, and other various electronic systems. This position will also give you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of reading and understanding construction and manufacturer drawings and specifications. In short: if you love electricity, this internship might for you!

Opportunities:

  • Provide support to achieve the lowest cost, most reliable, and environmentally sound transmission and substation infrastructure.

  • Enjoy the friendly hometown atmosphere of Colby, Kansas.

  • Gain hands-on experience in an electric utility to further you career.

  • Receive one-on-one coaching, mentorship, and guidance from a safety-conscious team.

    Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a post-high school certification program in industrial electrical, instrument and control, or electronics.

  • Successful completion of the Construction and Skilled Trades Selection System (CAST) test.

    Refer to the Responsibility Outline for a complete list of qualifications.

    EEI Testing:

    We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage candidates to review all the information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests, available here: https://secure.eei.org/eeitests/onlineproducts/Login.aspx .

    The username and password are both sunflower. Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

    Note: EEI does not allow access to the actual tests. Testing sessions are held at various locations.

    Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.

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