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Engineering Mechanical Maintenance (WGS)-Summer Intern
Requisition Number: 6562 Location: Georgetown
Position Type: Summer Unit Number - Unit Name: 51330 - TECHNICAL SERVICES
Experience Required: See Position Requirements Education Required: College Student
Recruiting Start Date: Sep 13, 2021 Recruiting End Date: Jan 14, 2022
Job Posting: Internal and External



The primary responsibility of an Engineering Intern in Mechanical Maintenance is to assist various departments within a large, coal-fired generating station. Assignments will be made based on need within the departments.  

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assists in inspections of various station equipment and documents condition.

  • Assists in condition monitoring of equipment using vibration analysis, oil analysis, ultrasonics, and thermal imaging.

  • Assists in planning and administration of maintenance projects.

  • Updates process and equipment drawings.

  • Files drawings and other reports.


  • The qualified candidate must:

  • have the ability to follow instructions

  • capable of learning how to operate various test equipment

  • filing

  • required to enter confined spaces

  • work at elevations above and below grade


  • 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 Mechanical or 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 Winyah Generating Station located at 661 Steam Plant Drive, Georgetown, South Carolina.  This internship begins May 15, 2022.  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.

    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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