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Substation Engineering Intern



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801 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 202, Raleigh, NC

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Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Substation Engineering Intern - Raleigh, NC


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Substation Engineering Intern to join our team beginning in Summer of 2022 in our Raleigh, NC office. This position will be a part of our Power Division.  Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for physical design for utility scale substations for power delivery, solar, and wind applications.
• Prepares reports, specifications and drawing packages.
• Review and approves project submittals, RFIs and supports field activities during construction.
• Provide professional and technical support to multiple Westwood projects.
• Day-to-day support and input to internal and external Project Managers.

Required Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in progress in electrical or mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited college.
• 0-2 years of relevant experience
• Experience developing general arrangements, section views, plan views, and associated BOM preferred.
• Experience completing AC and DC load, voltage drop, and conduit fill calculations preferred.
• Experience developing equipment and construction specifications a plus.
• Familiar with applicable codes and standards (IEEE, ANSI, NESC).
• Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) a must.
• AutoCAD and MicroStation drafting experience a plus.
• Effective verbal communication and technical writing skills.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail and check the quality of own and others’ work.
• Ability to use sound engineering judgment.
• Ability to manage time and workload effectively, which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to details.
• Minimal travel possible.



About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood is a multi-disciplined national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, public infrastructure, wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and electric transmission projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices. In 2020, Westwood ranked on the top 150 design firms on Engineering News Record (ENR), #4 on Zweig Group’s Hot Firm’s List, and #9 on Best Firms to Work For, all national industry lists and record-breaking rankings for the firm.


Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This position is located at 801 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 202, Raleigh, NC. View the Google Map in full screen.