CO-OP Tech Specialist, Columbia, Charleston 2018-19 #967463
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: September 30, 2018
City: Columbia, Charleston
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Job Type: Part Time
Department Marketing Statement
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) is looking for students to participate in our 2018-19 co-op and intern programs in the Columbia & Charleston areas. Students will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in the field of Electric Utility Operations that will prepare them to compete for entry-level, professional positions in the utility industry upon graduation. The programs’ goals are to attract, develop, and retain high-potential technical college students. Upon graduation and successful completion of our program, they may be eligible for consideration for a full-time position in one of SCE&G’s core business units.
Selected students will gain Utility knowledge in the following areas based upon student’s area of interest and business need:
Planning and designing for additions and modifications to SCE&G’s electric distribution, electric transmission, electric substation or protective relaying systems.
Working with survey crews to collect field data necessary to support the design process, update and modify design drawings.
Electric substation work includes assisting with transformer testing, to include power factor and oil quality testing.
Electric transmission work includes evaluating License Agreements and Joint-use Agreements based on field assessments and/or engineering evaluations, material procurement, and inventory reconciliations.
Protective relaying includes installing, testing, calibrating, maintaining and troubleshooting protective relaying, SCADA and control systems in electrical substations.
Preparation of minor work orders, which consist of detailed construction drawings plus estimates of material and labor required for construction projects on the Electric Distribution System.
Field Operations supporting line crews, technicians and engineers performing a variety of functions to include facility installations, system operations, and outage restoration.
Students should be available to periodically travel and work outside of normal work hours.
Must be in the process of obtaining an Associate degree in Engineering Technology with an emphasis in either Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical or a Civil discipline from a recognized college or technical school with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable means of transportation.
Must have strong computer skills and good oral and written communication skills.
Must live within a reasonable commuting distance of the assigned work location.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SCANA and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. Our jobs are open to all applicants regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.