Interested in renewable energy?

Geronimo Energy, a National Grid Company is a full-service renewable energy company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Geronimo has developed over 2,400 megawatts of wind and solar projects that are either operational or currently under construction throughout the United States. Geronimo has a multi-gigawatt development pipeline of wind and solar projects in various stages of development throughout the United States. Geronimo provides custom solutions for utilities and corporations looking to harness renewable energy for business growth. With deep roots in agriculture, Geronimo prides itself on developing renewable energy projects that are farmer-friendly, community-driven, and beneficial for rural communities.

About this position:

Geronimo Energy is seeking an intern to join its Engineering and Construction team starting in the summer of 2020. She or he will perform tasks essential to the Engineering and Construction team, will lead specific projects that have a real impact, and present on their experience to Geronimo leadership staff at the end of the summer. Through gaining hands-on operations and field experience, the intern will walk away with “real world experience” and a better understanding of the ins and outs of the renewable energy industry.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Document Control
    • Review completeness for final acceptance
    • Upload and organize documents.
  • Site Visits and Inspections
    • Site meetings to review engineering issues that arise.
    • Verify compliance with the engineered design.
  • Contract Management
    • Assist with development of specifications and scopes of work.
    • Assist with material and engineering service procurement.
    • Manage contract milestones.

Up for the challenge? Here are the skills we require:

  • Organization.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Interest in wind and/or solar energy construction and engineering.
  • College student or recent graduate with a degree in civil engineering, electrical engineering, or geotechnical engineering.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to remote wind and solar energy sites.
  • Ability to work 10 – 15 hours per week during the school year in addition to the 40 hours per week during the summer.