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Engineering Co-op / Intern (Natural Gas Distribution)

Fall River, MA, US, 02720

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

This position will provide the Co-op / intern with broad exposure to utility engineering process and procedure. In this position, you will be immersed in the design engineering function, but you will also collaborate with operations and construction departments to understand Liberty’s full-cycle project workflows. You will aid the engineering team in the development of natural gas system improvements, and new business projects. You will assist in the development of project documentation such as project cost estimates, material lists, labor estimates, project mapping, project procedures, and job orders. The position may coordinate with various internal groups and external agencies to accomplish goals.

Accountabilities

·         This position works on a variety of engineering and project coordination assignments.

·         Solves problems using a combination of standard or modified procedures and participates in planning objectives.  

·         Following training, may perform independent feasibility studies, analyze and interpret data, to draw conclusions, and/or propose alternatives.

·         Will make well formulated plans, where necessary, related to engineering and design of gas distribution system facilities to meet Federal and State regulations, Company Policies, customer needs, system reliability and safety, growth demands.

·         As required, may communicate with Town, City and State clerks to obtain permits. 

Education and Experience

Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline (Mechanical/Civil/Structural/Chemical/Related)

An interest in sustainable infrastructure design

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: New Bedford

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