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Paid Engineering Internship with Tacoma Power

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April 11, 2023

As an Engineering Intern you will assist in providing and maintaining the departmental computing and functional systems capability for the Resource Operations & Trading group, which is a mission critical 24/7 operation. The Resource Operations & Trading group optimizes Tacoma Power’s Resource portfolio through efficient, reliable dispatch of generation resources to maximize wholesale energy sales revenue. This is accomplished with responsible water planning and analysis, regional coordination and analysis, wholesale energy trading and the supporting analysis, the associated accounting and reporting, and the systems engineering to support the works for specific business activities. The wholesale energy trading activities directly impact Tacoma Power’s ability to maintain low and stable rates to our customers.

Primary role responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting software development of newly requested tools, and feature enhancement requests on existing tools.
  • Assisting with issue resolution and maintenance of Resource Operations and Trading critical platforms, including vendor provided software packages.
  • Automation of tools that are used to manage daily operation and trading decisions, automation of data collection and import to the database, and automation of reports that track the status of resource operations.

This engineering internship will work full-time for a 3-6 month period and, potentially, continue to work on a part time basis for an additional 7-9 months.


  • Bachelor’s degree in progress

Interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes job experience, major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received for interview consideration.

Reference checks will be conducted on final candidates and appointment is subject to passing a background check.

$30.27 – $36.79 Hourly

Applications due
April 24, 2023 by 5:00pm PST