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Intern - Project Controls



JOB TITLE: Intern- T&S Project Controls 


DEPARTMENT: Large T&S Projects – Topeka General Office        


PAY RANGE: $17.00 - $22.00


Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Other hours as required)

It's never too early to start searching for your dream career. If you're ready to apply the principles you've been learning at school in the real world, Evergy is the place for you. Hands-on experience is what our internship programs are all about. Our programs offer students an opportunity to gain insight and meaningful experience while also allowing us to identify talented prospective employees. Many of our interns go on to develop successful careers at Evergy.

As an intern, you'll have real responsibilities, and you'll work on productive assignments with actual business interactions. We know that you work hard, so we help you play hard while you are here. We provide a number of intern events throughout the summer to burn some extra energy, including volunteer events, power plant tours, lunch and learns, and more


Intern Description:

As a Project Controls Intern within the Transmission and Substation departments, you’ll primarily support the Project Controls Analysts. As part of the Project Controls team, you will be at the center point of our large projects and have the opportunity to interact with Project Managers, Engineering, Real Estate, Construction and Maintenance. As you partner with our team, you will have the opportunity to learn what the day-to-day looks like, along with the big picture of why we’re doing what we do. We will have multiple opportunities identified that will assist with streamlining processes that are highly valuable to not only our team, but multiple teams throughout the company.


Job tasks include but not limited to:

  • Data clean-up and entry
  • Assistance in creation of updating processes
  • Project completion reporting assistance
  • Partnering with PCA’s to identify opportunity areas to assist with their day-to-day and long-term processes


Education and Experience Requirements:

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university, majoring in one of the following: Analytics, Accounting, Finance, Economics, General Business, Management, Project Management, or similar field.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Must be dependable, self-motivated, and detail-oriented and have excellent organizational and proofreading skills.
  • Must possess the ability to work and communicate effectively with other company personnel.
  • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets required.
  • Proficiency in databases and PowerApps preferred.
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities and operate efficiently.


Working Conditions:

Normal office conditions with business casual dress attire. Successful candidate will get the opportunity to join our field teams for learning and understanding of the projects we support, along with potential work-from-home once specific tasks are assigned. 

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know that to lead the responsible energy transition and provide affordable, reliable, and sustainable service to our customers and communities, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.