Engineering Intern (Joplin-Stateline, MO)

Joplin, MO, US, 64804

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. 


Under direct supervision, this part-time position assists the Engineering Staff with various engineering tasks related to the operation and/or maintenance of an electric power station. The work will include applying engineering principals to real world problems and will provide the opportunity to learn new electric power engineering skills. The tasks involved may include such things as environmental compliance assistance, plant efficiency calculations, data entry, project involvement and documentation, budget tracking of projects, EAS integration assistance, and other projects as assigned.


• Assists in various permit requirement tasks including water sampling, CEMS work, and other governmental and state regulatory requirements.
• Performs research, prepares cost estimates, and provides services in support of design work
• Updates unit heat rate information by extracting data from plant control system
• Assists in transferring data from legacy MMS to new EAS system
• Take small projects from inception to completion. Responsible for all phases of the projects, including budget tracking.
• Assists in developing spreadsheets for field and office use
• Prepares various documents as required using word processing and spreadsheet programs
• Complies with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Reports all unsafe activities to the supervisor, Manager of Safety Services, and/or Human Resources
• Performs various other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor or designated staff

Education and Experience

  • • Completed a minimum of the Sophomore year of college from an accredited university working towards a bachelor’s degree in engineering
    • Must have experience with personal computers and have a strong working knowledge of the Windows, Office 365, and AutoCAD would be a plus
    • Must be willing to work an average of approximately 40 hours per week and the internship would run mid-June to Mid-August approx. 12 weeks.
    • Must be results-oriented with a high degree of initiative
    • Have the ability to interface, build relationships, and communicate with peers and all levels of management
    • Able to work independently and function in a team environment
    • Must have the ability to prioritize and organize multiple assignments with limited time constraints and changing requirements

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: Joplin