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Consumers Energy Company Engineering Entry Program EEP Engineer in Jackson, Michigan

Join a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.DEPARTMENT SUMMARYAt Consumers Energy, we are committed to creating and delivering reliable energy to our customers through sound engineering practices. The Engineering Entry Program (EEP) has been specifically designed to provide new or recent college graduates with the tools and experiences needed to successfully transition - and grow within - our professional engineering environment.The Engineering Entry Program is a 2-year rotation-based, full-time position that exposes participants to a variety of roles within a defined area of focus, developing long-term technical and leadership skills, as well as provides mentorship and skill-building activities. The program structure offers 4 distinct 6-month rotations that offer both corporate and field-based assignments; individual experiences are defined by both our business needs and your strengths. The program also involves a comprehensive list of learning activities that will provide the EEP Engineer with an overview of the electric, gas, and generation segments within Consumers Energy.Upon completion of the Engineering Entry Program (EEP), you will 'graduate' into a full-time placement in a position that balances your skills and knowledge, personal interests, and business needs.JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIESThe Engineering Entry Program (EEP) for Engineering specifically focuses on the engineering division of Energy Delivery (high- and low-voltage electric distribution) and/or Power Generation segments of Consumers Energy.Due to the wide service territory at Consumers Energy, the Engineering Entry Program requires travel within the state of Michigan. Most assignments require visits to the field or other company locations beyond the assigned job location. By visiting field locations, EEP Engineers gain a better understanding of how their projects play a vital role in the company's daily operations.Each rotational assignment has varying objectives and deliverables, but can include opportunities in:and#8226;Customer Service Infrastructure - High Voltage Distribution Planningand#8226;Customer Service Infrastructure - Long Range Planningand#8226;Distribution Standards and Materialsand#8226;High Voltage Distribution Lines Design and Standardsand#8226;Instrumentation Control, Design and Standardsand#8226;Low Voltage Distribution Engineeringand#8226;Substation Design and Standardsand#8226;System Control Monitoringand#8226;Plant Engineeringand#8226;Project Engineeringand#8226;System Engineeringand#8226;Gas Storageand#8226;Gas Compressionand#8226;Project Managementand#8226;Other areas as business needs ariseREQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONSTo qualify, candidates must have or be obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program; December 2020 and May 2021 graduates are strongly encouraged to apply.The following skills and experiences may set you apart from others:and#8226;Knowledge of Electric Circuitsand#8226;Ability to be flexible and adaptable to new assignments and projectsand#8226;Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills are criticaland#8226;Must possess the attitude and aptitude to learn new skills and concepts and adapt quickly to new situationsand#8226;Ability and willingness to work independently or as part of team in order to complete tasksand#8226;Prior work and/or internship experience is a plusand#8226;Strong self-motivationand#8226;Excellent written and ve