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Engineering Intern (Lost Pines)

Apply now Job No: 497474
FT/PT: Full-time
Regular/Project/Seasonal: Seasonal
Location: La Grange, TX
City: Bastrop
State: Texas
Categories: Intern, On-site

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has an immediate opening for a candidate with Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering background to work as a power plant engineering intern. Power plant engineering interns are key functions to support the reliable supply of electricity to the people of central Texas.
There will be learning on the job, use of engineering principles, and great comradery with co-workers in a friendly and family-life supported atmosphere.

You will be trusted to:

• Under limited supervision of a licensed professional engineer, performs a variety of progressively responsible engineering assignments involving engineering principles.
• Contributes to engineering projects involving adaptations and modifications to Power Plant systems, equipment, materials and procedures.
• Contributes to tests and diagnosis and evaluation of equipment performance for power plants.
• Prepares reports, operating instructions and project outlines in connection with engineering assignments. Follows appropriate business procedures. Applies project management techniques.
This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

You qualify with:

Current enrollment in an accredited college pursuing a degree in Engineering with a minimum of 32 course hours completed.
Driver’s license

Minimum qualifications for the advertised position are set forth below. Depending upon business needs, candidates with varying levels of qualifications and experience may be selected for further consideration, and successful candidates may ultimately be offered a position at a level which differs from the advertised position.


You gain:

- Competitive salary 

- 401(k) match up to 8% that includes a student loan 401(k) contribution program option

- Extensive learning & development programs

And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.


Equal Opportunity Employer

LCRA provides equal employment opportunities and a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at LCRA are based on business need, job requirement and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state legal requirements governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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