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Electrical Engineering Distribution Planning-Summer Intern
Requisition Number: 6120 Location: Myrtle Beach
Position Type: Summer Unit Number - Unit Name: 21360 DISTRIBUTION PLANNING
Experience Required: See Position Requirements Education Required: College Student
Recruiting Start Date: Oct 29, 2019 Recruiting End Date: Feb 1, 2020
Job Posting: Internal and External



The primary responsibility of an Electrical Engineering Intern in Distribution Planning is to assist in maintaining an electrical model of the Santee Cooper distribution system by utilizing a modeling tool for electrical distribution networks that accurately represents its physical and electrical characteristics.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Field verification of Santee Cooper's distribution feeders and database updates using "SynerGEE" distribution software.  This ensures the data integrity of the electrical model upon which most Planning recommendations are made.
  • Trained in over current protection/coordination, and will perform multiple fuse coordination studies.
  • May be asked to assist Planning engineers with various data analyses, distribution contingency studies, special case studies, as well as creating and/or updating internal documents and procedures.


  • The qualified candidate must be:

  • proficient with computer fundamentals and familiar with standard desktop PC applications (MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.).

    In addition the candidate must:
  • Have completed their first year at a 4-year college or 2-year college (transfer program).

  • Be pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering at an EAC/ABET accredited school.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Successfully undergo pre-employment physical and drug screen.


  • Housing is not provided

    This position is for a Summer Internship at our Horry-Georgetown office located at 305A Gardner Lacy Road, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  This internship begins May 18, 2020.  Candidate will work 40 hours per week for a period of 10-12 weeks.

    You must complete all sections of the employment application OR attach a resume to be considered.  Applications with incomplete information cannot be considered.  You must also complete the questionnaire to be considered. Please note: If you worked for Santee Cooper during previous summers, please update your resume/application to reflect your work history.

    Selected candidate will be required to provide a copy of their transcripts.

    Application Deadline
    Please submit your online application on or before February 1, 2020.

    Salary Range
    Rising Sophomore  $20.00 per hour
    Rising Junior  $21.00 per hour
    Rising Senior  $22.00 per hour

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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