Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tech Student - Transformer Intern in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307432

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Electricity Infrastructure & Building s

Group: Optimization & Control


Job Description

This position will provide support the Laboratory's research in Optimization and Control of Energy Systems. This position will focus on research related to the electro-thermal model of transformers, as well as the dynamic control of transformers for energy and lifetime saving. A successful candidate will be required to conduct independent research, develop new ideas and contribute to research proposals, engage with sector managers in relevant areas, prepare manuscripts for publication, and present their work to clients and at conferences.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be degree-seeking students enrolled at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be taking at least 6 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5.


Preferred Qualifications

• Good understanding of power system operation and planning, engineering economics and power market

• Familiar with the electro-thermal model of transformers and the calculation of lifetime loss, total owning cost

• Working experience on cost benefit analysis, statistic, and optimization

Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering

3.0 GPA or higher is preferred


Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

.Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Optimization and Control

Opening Date: 2018-02-22

Closing Date: 2018-03-24