Internship & Co-op Engineering, Future Opportunities
Chicago, IL US
Posted 1 month ago
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Internship & Co-op Engineering, Future Opportunities

Peoples Gas Light & Coke Co


Job Description

Our engineering interns and co-ops provide engineering support to Gas Engineering staff and gas utility field personnel on gas design, construction, operations, and maintenance projects, engineering analyses, testing, and investigations, while developing engineering skills, technical expertise, interpersonal and communication skills and project management skills. Assist staff and field project engineers and managers on a wide range of projects in natural gas transmission and distribution.

Interns and co-ops may be placed in any of the following locations -

  • Fisher, IL
  • Chicago, IL (downtown offices)
  • Chicago, IL (shop locations)
  • Waukegan, IL
Responsibilities may include -
  • Working under the direction of an engineering mentor, assist with analyses and preparation of plans, designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, and work procedures for projects in gas transmission and gas distribution. Examples: Review road and public works project plans for conflicts with WEC Energy Group facilities, and develop recommendations to resolve conflicts. Analyze commercial and industrial gas load requests and recommend metering and pressure regulating equipment required.- Utilize various computer programs, databases, spreadsheets, etc. to update computer models and perform network studies concerning gas system flow and capacity. Determine optimum design, costs, and economic justification of projects such as extensions of gas service to new customers or reinforcement of existing facilities to meet increasing gas loads.
  • Build working knowledge of natural gas transmission and distribution engineering through exposure to a variety of facilities, construction projects, system maintenance work, and projects in various stages of analysis, design, planning, and execution. Understand application of project management to design and construction projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma, HSED, or GED in Completion of junior level college courses, working toward a Bachelors degree in Engineering.
- 1+ years - Engineering analysis and design
- 1+ years - Project teams and project management

Employee Value Proposition

Interested candidates must apply online no later than the Job Expiration Date indicated below. We reserve the right to modify the application deadline or discontinue accepting applications for any position if deemed necessary.

Company Summary

Peoples Gas, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is a regulated natural gas delivery company that serves more than 843,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in the city of Chicago. Learn more at

All qualified candidates, including minorities, women, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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