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Summer 2024 Gas Field Engineering Internship Opportunities

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Location: Columbus, OH, United States
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Req ID: R00934139

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NiSource Internship Program Introduction 

The 12-week NiSource Internship program starting May 20th, is a multi-faceted development experience that provides our interns with challenging and meaningful work that impacts the communities we serve. As a NiSource intern, you will have the opportunity to learn from senior leadership and build professional relationships with employees across our company. The NiSource Internship program also incorporates workshops to learn about NiSource, the energy industry and infuses learning and development opportunities that sharpen your professional skills. The robust program will aid in building the fundamentals needed to enter the energy workforce upon graduation.

We are recruiting interns for multiple locations:

  • Fort Wane, IN
  • Hammond, IN
  • South Bend, IN
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Alliance, OH
  • Toledo, OH
  • Columbus, OH
  • Chillicothe, OH
  • Springfield, OH
  • Mansfield, OH
  • Lexington, KY
  • Uniontown, PA
  • Bridgeville, PA
  • Monaca, PA
  • York, PA
  • Chester, VA
  • Staunton, VA / Fredericksburg, VA

Field Engineer (Gas) Internship Job Summary

 To evaluate, design, and estimate natural gas distribution facilities for new business, public and system improvement, and maintenance projects according to company standards and other applicable guidelines and codes. Natural gas distribution facilities may consist of main lines, service lines, and measurement & regulation equipment. The Engineer will provide technical assistance and support for Construction and Field Operations staff involved in the construction, operation, and maintenance of distribution facilities. Collaborate and coordinate efforts with key stakeholders on large distribution projects. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • This position requires a current student of an ABET accredited, four-year engineering program
  • High importance placed on the ability to express technical concepts effectively, both verbal and written
  • High consideration for those candidates with interpersonal skills which are effective in communication with internal and external customers.
  • Desire a quick learner with the willingness to remain flexible in various work assignments.
  • Collecting and analyzing data and reviewing records.
  • Creating job order sketches using AutoCAD.
  • Perform field measurements
  • Assemble data to create job order estimates
  • Successful candidate will start in summer 2024
  • Safety consciousness required

Required Qualifications for Position

  • Current student of an ABET accredited, four-year Engineering program
  • Must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study
  • Ability to work 40 hrs/week during the 12 week summer internship program in a hybrid (office/field/home) work environment.
  • Proficiency with PC applications and prefer strong skills with AutoCAD and MS Excel and Microsoft 365.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship 
  • Possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.


This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

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