August 30, 2023

Shermco Industries is an industry-leading organization in the Electrical Services industry. With over four decades of experience, Shermco has solidified its position as a trusted partner, providing cutting-edge electrical testing, maintenance, and repair solutions to clients across various sectors. As an Engineer Intern at Shermco Industries, you will have an exceptional opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience, receive mentorship from industry experts, and contribute to meaningful projects that have a real impact.Why Intern with Shermco Industries

  • Learning Opportunities: We believe in nurturing talent and providing comprehensive learning opportunities. As an intern at Shermco, you will receive valuable training, exposure to industry-leading practices, and the chance to work with cutting-edge technology.
  • Meaningful Work Experience: Your internship with us will be more than just a temporary position. You will be an integral part of our team, contributing to critical projects that align with our mission of ensuring the reliability and safety of electrical systems.
  • Mentorship: Our experienced professionals are eager to share their knowledge and guide you throughout your internship. You’ll receive mentorship and support that will help shape your career in the field service engineering domain.
  • Innovative Environment: Shermco is at the forefront of technological advancements in the Electrical Services industry. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment and innovative tools, enhancing your technical skills.
  • Collaborative Culture: We foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, where your ideas are valued, and you can learn from diverse professionals across different disciplines.
  • Empowering Mission: At Shermco, we are driven by the mission to provide exceptional services that make a difference. Your contributions as an intern will directly impact the safety of communities and the success of our clients.
  • Networking Opportunities: During your internship, you’ll have the chance to connect with professionals in the industry, building valuable connections for your future career.

Position OverviewElectrical Engineer InternThe Engineering Intern contributes electrical engineering technical knowledge to complete projects to deliver quality reports and assessments to internal clients. Typical projects include assessments of protection and control settings for coal, gas, hydro, solar, and wind power generation sites to determine compliance with applicable NERC standards and contribute to maintaining grid stability. Deliverables include drawing markups, recommendations and conclusions on existing settings, and recommended changes if necessary.Responsibilities

  • Execute work on multiple projects in parallel.
  • Carry out responsible and varied assignments requiring general familiarity in the field of power of engineering. Problems usually solved by use of combinations of standard procedures or methods developed by others.
  • Makes independent technical recommendations for small independent projects/studies.
  • Independently takes care of internal client concerns.
  • Deadline proficient and detail orientated with a high level of organizational skill.
  • Implement and improve existing quality control practices to deliver consistent, accurate, high quality reports to internal clients


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field: Recent graduate or Senior with a strong academic record and a passion for electrical engineering.
  • Technical Knowledge (nice to have – you’ll have the opportunity to learn on the job what you don’t know!):
    • Experience with PowerWorld, PSS/E, ASPEN, ETAP, PSCAD, MATLAB, and Autocad an asset
    • Experience in work or studies with synchronous and asynchronous power generation, protection, and control and/or dynamic modeling of such systems
    • Knowledge of IEEE Protective Elements typically used in generator and power system protection such as Element 24, 40, 50/51, 59, 81, and 87.
    • Familiarity with with NERC standards including PRC-019-2, PRC-024-3, PRC-025-2, PRC-027-1, MOD-025-2, MOD-026-1, MOD-027-1, and VAR-501-WECC-3.1
    • Strong personal credibility with demonstrated ability to build trusted relationships.
    • Computer proficiency, including current versions of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Explorer
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with clients and collaborate with team members.
  • Problem-Solving Aptitude: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address technical challenges efficiently.
  • Team Player: A collaborative attitude with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing project requirements and a dynamic work environment.