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Engineer Intern

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Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

…What are you waiting for?!



Mortenson is currently seeking Engineer Interns.  These individuals will participate in routine engineering assignments involving basic engineering techniques and principles for high voltage substation and transmission projects through 500kV.  Candidates will work closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements.  The intern will perform a broad scope of engineering assignments of basic difficulty.  Some responsibilities include: 

  • Interfacing and presenting to multiple stakeholders (i.e. project teams, etc.)
  • Perform data analysis and basic engineering tasks for completion of small tasks
  • Perform basic engineering calculations required for simple designs across 69Kv and above specs
  • Project engineering support for proposals, estimating, procurement and construction
  • Basic project management and analytical problem solving
  • Following Mortenson's zero injury safety requirements


Project Assignment:

Interns will work with our Engineering Services team of our High Voltage Transmission Group

located in Minneapolis, MN


 Additional Information:

Mortenson internships are available year-round including fall (September – December), spring (January –

May) and summer (May – August).  A minimum of 12 weeks is required. 



Required Skills:

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate, four-year degree in an engineering discipline (BSEE preferred) or related Engineering program.


Preferred Skills:

  • Strongly prefer the degree is from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum.
  • Previous related internship experience
  • Current undergraduate freshman, sophomore or junior
  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer


Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

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