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Electrical Engineer Intern - Kiewit OGC Engineering (Summer 2022)


Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 124513 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering firm serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream, refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.  Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process facilities. 


This position is based out of Houston, Texas.


• Candidate will be an OGC Engineer Intern who can quickly become familiar with various Oil Gas and Chemical electrical systems and make significant contributions.
• Interested in industrial electrical power, lighting, grounding and control engineering and design with a basic knowledge of power studies and motor control.
• Willing to learn the requirements of the National Electrical Code and American Petroleum Institute (API) as it relates to designing industrial electrical systems.
• Assist with design and engineering of electrical systems for oil and gas facilities including refineries, chemical plants and compressor stations.
• May assist with the procurement process of equipment specifications, bid evaluation and contract administration.
• Assist with the generating deliverables for projects, working within strict budget and schedule constraints to execute the process engineering scope.
• Assist with preparing engineering designs, including layout, design sketches, and conceptual design.
• Performs and checks engineering calculations following standard methods and principles for projects.
• Assist with conducting engineering cost, feasibility and planning studies analyzing customer needs and data including researching, investigation and coordination of other engineers, and providing recommendations to the customer.
• Uses specific software packages such as ETAP for electrical engineering.
• Contributes to the development of client proposals and project cost estimates.


• Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university program is required.
• Proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suites
• Some experience working with ETAP or SKM or similar power systems analysis program is preferred
• Some experience working with AutoCAD is preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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