Summer Intern-Protection Operations (Ben Franklin Institute of Technology - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Purpose
The Protection Operations team oversees installation, sets, tests, and commissions all the protective relay systems for transmission and distribution substations. This group retrieves and analyzes all disturbances fault data on these networks.
As an intern, you will have the ability to take part in the following activities:
Assist the project technician with the installation, setting, testing and verifying the correct operation of protective relay and control systems.
Assist in the verification of the correct installation and performance of analog input devices, including current and voltage transformers.
Assist in the functional testing of new wiring within control circuits to ensure correct design and performance.
Assist in the timely completion of all project related documentation, including schematic and wiring drawings and setting records.
Assist in periodic testing and inspection of electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor-based relay systems using a variety of complex test equipment.
Assist in the performance of periodic functional trip and breaker failure testing of relay systems
Assist in providing technical and physical support to other departments while maintaining continuity of service with total customer satisfaction.
Assist in the collection of all available data from all sources, including other departments, transient fault and sequence of events recorders and relays equipped with oscillographs and event recording capability.
Assist in the resolution of operation investigations which includes the development and application of special tests and prepares operation investigation reports that are neat, orderly and issued in a timely fashion.
Key Accountabilities
Gain valuable insight into National Grid and the energy/utility industry and build professional network.
Develop skills through training sessions and hands on projects within the relevant department.
Participate in volunteer opportunities and attend field/work site visits.
Participate in networking sessions.
3.0 Cumulative GPA for undergraduate students or 3.2 cumulative GPA for graduate students
Applicant must have accumulated 18 or more credits and be 18 years of age
Must be currently enrolled in a degree program at Ben Franklin Institute of Technology