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As an Electrical Engineering Intern, at our Peterborough, Ontario facility, you will work on a variety of technical and engineering assignments including design, drafting, and implementation of electrical, instrumentation and controls projects (Capital, Expense, Development) under the guidance of engineers. Starting Spring 2024.


Your Key Responsibilities/Qualifications

  • Design and optimization of control systems and software related to electrical and mechanical systems
  • Identify suppliers of electro-mechanical components
  • Develop electrical schematics and detailed manufacturing drawings per the Westinghouse Quality Manual
  • Develop software and related documentation (as applicable)
  • Support electrical and/or mechanical assembly of developed systems
  • Support the development of component specifications and purchasing requests
  • Interface with outside vendors for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly.
  • Assist with the development of test procedures for systems to ensure compliance with design specifications
  • Assist with the operation of the final tooling system in the customer facilities

Who you are:
  • Electrical engineering or mechatronics engineering degree eligibility
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • Strong mechanical/electrical aptitude and knowledge
  • Knowledge of electronic equipment and computer hardware and software
  • Self-motivated and highly organized
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical
  • A background with practical skills developed through jobs, school teams or personal interest are highly valued.

You will also have the opportunity to take part in the Westinghouse Culture and as an intern take part in specific events such as:

Virtual Kick Off Event: which is an opportunity for you to meet your peers and will feature a keynote address by a member of the Westinghouse executive leadership team.

Networking Events: During your time with Westinghouse, you will have access to numerous virtual networking and team building opportunities that will assist you in developing and cultivating superior interpersonal skills, and long-lasting relationship.

Virtual Coffee Breaks with Executives: You will have access to numerous weekly virtual coffee breaks with the Westinghouse Executives. These weekly sessions will be centered around an assortment of topics where you are encouraged to ask questions and gain insight.