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MidAmerican Energy Company Intern - Project Development in Des Moines, Iowa

The Project Development Internship is providing an opportunity to develop college students that are currently pursuing a bachelor's or master’s degree in engineering, business or a similar field. Interns will be exposed to a variety ofactivities associated with the evaluation, development and construction for projects including but not limited to power generation additions and updates, electric vehicle infrastructure, energy storage, decommissioning, environmental, communucations, facilities, assest acquisitions, new technology, and other projects as assisgned. Interns will have the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in college and demonstrate abilities in the workplace. The position is temporary, nonexempt, and full-time/hourly through the summer. Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) Support the project engineers, developers, analysts, managers and director for the research, planning, evaluation, budgeting, procurement, design and construction of project development’s, power generation additions and upgrades, electric vehicle infrastructure, energy storage, decommissioning, environmental, communications, facilities, asset acquisitions, new technology, and other projects. Evaluates new and proven technologies for the potential implementation into the company’s generation portfolio. Supports the due diligence process for project acquisition and/or development, equipment procurement and construction by properly identifying the risks and benefits of potential projects and equipment supply, including identifying the resource, environment, real estate, permitting and construction risks and costs. Prepares and maintains department reports, presentations, project schedules and plans. Data analysis and entry. Support community outreach and mailings. Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. Performance Expectations (Key Success Factors) Enhance job knowledge and abilities by taking ownership of assigned tasks and taking personal responsibility for professional development and training. Provide project engineering, development, management and director assistance. Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy. Demonstrate originality and resourcefulness in developing solutions. Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department, the company and external stakeholders. Participates on teams that result in contribution to achievement of team goals and objectives Maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively complete responsibilities. Maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding company information. Support the company’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships. Attends work on a regular basis and supports the company's employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules. Ensure all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company. Must be a college student, sophomore or higher standing, currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master’s degree program in engineering, business or related field. Must be able to work fulltime May 2023 through August 2023. Prior utility or energy industry experience helpful but not required. Software skills needed to be used in extracting information from various sources, conducting analysis, building reports and assisting workforce to achieve goals. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Experience in Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Effective project management skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Effective analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. The ability to work effectively with people of different backgrounds. Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.Ability to travel occasionally as some travel may be required. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Internship/Coop* *Organization: Renewable Generation and Compliance *Title: *Intern - Project Development Location: IA-Des Moines Requisition ID: 2201035