Cliffs Natural Resources

Electrical Engineer Internship

Location: Multiple Locations
Country: United States
Job Code: 3070
Position Type: Salary

  

About Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota. By 2020, Cliffs expects to be the sole producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI) in the Great Lakes region with the development of its first production plant in Toledo, OH. Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency. For more information, visit http://www.clevelandcliffs.com

Thank you for your interest in exploring a career opportunity with Cleveland-Cliffs. Our Career site is updated daily with new opportunities, so please check back often.

 


Description

Company Overview:

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is a leading mining and natural resources company. Founded in 1847, we are recognized as the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota. 

We are located in areas filled with lakes, rivers, and state parks; with very reasonably priced homes; good schools; and lots of outdoor recreation opportunities including golf, downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ATV riding, biking, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, etc. 

Our Northshore Mining site in Silver Bay, MN recently completed a $100 million expansion, and is now the only U.S. based iron ore processing facility to produce low silica DR-grade pellets, feedstock inventory for Cliffs’ Hot Briquetted Iron Plant in Toledo, OH, which will be commissioned in mid-2020.

Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency.

 

Site Locations :

Each of our sites, along with our Cliffs Technical Group, offers a variety of internship opportunities.. Our current site locations include:

 

Minnesota Operations

  • Northsore Mine -   Babbitt, MN / Silver Bay, MN
  • United Taconite – Forbes, MN / Eveleth, MN

 

Michigan Operation

  • Tilden Mine, Negaunee, MI

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Cliffs is looking for bright, motivated engineering students with a strong interest in the mining industry.  Our internship program is twelve weeks in duration, in which you will receive important industry training and get involved in meaningful real-world projects like planning a program, designing a process, or implementing a technology.  The culmination of your program will include an opportunity to present your work to management.

 Summary of Principal Functions: The Electrical Engineering Intern will be responsible for supporting the site Electrical Maintenance or Engineering department and completing several projects and initiatives. 

 Specific Responsibilities and Examples of Projects:

 

  • Participate in Arc Flash Safety Program.
  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of Arc Flash Safety Program.
  • Research and develop recommendations for Personal Protective Equipment based on results of Arc Flash study and industry best practices.
  • Conduct power system load analysis.
  • Develop detailed plans for Electrical Projects; including conductor and conduit sizing and routing, control schemes, and transformer and general equipment specification.
  • Assist in development and implementation of training program for safety warnings and stickers.
  • Conduct safety training on Safety Program.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance of equipment.
  • Assist with troubleshooting electrical issues as they arise.
  • Work with Electricians and Electronic Repairmen to accomplish projects and initiatives.
  • Participate in regular site Electrical Planning meetings and conference calls with site staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Electrical Planning and Engineering staff.
  • Past Project Example:
    • System development to track Medium Voltage Breaker spares and wear rates utilizing DCS and PI so that we can more effectively schedule preventative maintenance allowing more accurate budgeting as well as moving towards a maintenance program that is significantly more predictive.

 Education Required: Candidate must be enrolled in an accredited school or university and currently pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering or other related field.

                          Experience Required: No previous experience required.  AutoCAD or Solidworks experience preferred. Previous internship experience preferred.





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