Engineering Intern

Company Name: Truckee Donner Public Utility District

Location: Truckee, CA

Truckee Donner Public Utility District is a customer-owned electric and water utility located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains, 15 miles north of Lake Tahoe.

The District is looking for a candidate that has knowledge of, and looking to gain experience in, the following technologies and skills: ArcGIS Mapping Software, AutoDesk CAD Software, GPS data collection, Electric Distribution construction standards / specifications and easement permitting.  This position will be divided between gathering data in the field and preparing maps and drawings in GIS and CAD applications in the office.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Enrolled in and completion of at least two-years in a Bachelor of Science Degree program in Engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology or possession of an Engineer in Training Certification.
  • Knowledge and experience of AutoCAD and PC applications desirable.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office computer programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Possession of a valid Class C license with acceptable driving history.
  • Walking outdoors on uneven terrain for long periods of the day documenting information.
  • Sitting for long periods at a time in front of a computer inputting information collected.

Preferred Qualifications: N/A

Desired Majors: Geography, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Internship

Hours per week: 40

Salary & Benefits: $20.15 per hour

Application Process:  

Please submit a cover letter, resume and District application to TDPUD Human Resources, 11570 Donner Pass Rd., Truckee, CA 96161 or fax to (530) 587.5056 or email to District application and full job description is available at

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled

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