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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Intern - Hydro O & M Engineering in BLACK EAGLE, Montana

Hydro O & M Engineering Intern


  • Engineering major required
  • Has successfully completed sophomore year or above
  • Ability to demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders and to walk over uneven or wet terrain and surfaces
  • Must provide GPA in Resume upon application
  • Ability to travel to NorthWestern Energy hydro facilities within the state of Montana, some travel may be overnight
  • Ability to lift and carry office supplies up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to pass an employment physical, drug test and background check
  • Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering major is preferred


  • Learn about the operations and maintenance activities required to run hydro-electric generation facilities
  • Assist Hydro O & M engineers to enhance and improve the Predictive and Preventive Maintenance programs for NWE Hydro generation equipment
  • Research the latest industry trends for best-in-class maintenance practices
  • Update program documentation and reference materials
  • Work with operations or maintenance personnel to review and improve existing documentation
  • Assist Operations, Maintenance, and engineering personnel in troubleshooting field equipment issues, and/or researching proposed solutions to equipment or operational issues
  • Participate in organizational work meetings
  • Adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

Full-time, temporary position; May - August.

$18.00 per hour for first year interns, $19.00 per hour for returning interns.

Open until filled.