Philadelphia Gas Works

  • Engineering Internship - Engineering Department

    Engineering Department
    ID
    2019-1492
    Employment Status
    Intern/Co-Op
    Category
    Engineering
    Job Locations
    US-PA-Philadelphia
    ADP Department #
    Engineering Department [30]
  • Overview

    The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers.  From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today.  As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth.  PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.

     

    Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is offering internships/Co-Ops for Engineering Students in our Field Operations, Engineering, and Gas Processing Departments.Opportunities are available during the academic/calendar year and summer months.

     

    The PGW Internship Program is designed for students currently enrolled FULL-TIME at an accredited college or university with a sophomore classification or above ONLY.


    If you are not a full-time student, please refer to our other current employment opportunities.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Reviews and provides input regarding current recommended project designs and procedures for adherence to safe design alternatives.
    • Reviews and provides input regarding current recommended.
    • Reviews and provides input regarding current recommended procedures for adherence to cost estimates and budgets for capital engineering projects to develop an understanding of how projected budgets are created.
    • Assists in the research and assembly of instruction manuals outlining directives and equipment for assigned projects.
    • Assists in the coordination and implementation of engineering design concepts, prepares cost estimates, ascertains scheduling, specifies equipment and materials, methods of implementation and prepares design drawings and specifications related to departmental operational needs.
    • Assists in tracking project expenditures and project status as directed to facilitate construction activities relative to budget constraints, project schedules, equipment and materials expediting and tracking.
    • Assists in the analysis of historical engineering project design concepts, budgets, proposal and technical solutions to assist in the development of future departmental budgets.
    • Works with senior peers to perform calculations required to select materials, equipment, size structures, facilities and systems; prepares and provides supporting information including price lists, quotes and prior contracts for estimates and project design costs for work order authorizations.
    • Attends project design team meetings to become familiar with customers, internal departments, contractors, etc. and learn coordination processes for implementation of project design concepts to ensure engineering standards are in compliance with all applicable, laws, regulations, codes and industry standards.
    • Performs other special projects and assignments as directed.

    Qualifications

    • Be a full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited university or college;
    • Have a sophomore classification or above
    • Be in good academic standing;
    • Be able to commit to 15-20 hours per week to the program(year-round interns);
    • Previous internship experience is preferred;
    • Strong analytical and computer skills.

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