Prairie State Generating Co., LLC

Intern - Chemical Engineering - Power Plant

US-IL-Power Plant
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1543
# Positions
1

Overview

Prairie State Generating Company is looking for college students who are interested in a summer intern program in the power generation engineering fields.  A limited number of internships are available for college students enrolled a specific curriculum.  Participating as an intern will provide experience and exposure to state of the art technology. Student interns will receive industry experience, hands-on training, paid intern program and exposure to industry professionals.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following (other duties and responsibilities may be assigned):

  • Working on Plant Engineering projects which include optimization and improvement projects.
  • Assist in project management duties as required.
  • Assist in the plant project research and development areas as required.
  • Deliver technical-based presentations to groups as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

N/A

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.  REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.

 

Education/Experience

  • To be considered, an individual MUST be enrolled in an ABET accredited chemical engineering program.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • MUST be available for a 10 week program beginning in Late-May to Mid-August.

Certification/Licensure

 

N/A

 

Knowledge of

 

  • Safety and health hazards associated with each job assignment.

Skills and Abilities

 

  • Ability to clearly communicate with co-workers, supervisors and others.
  • Ability to read and understand operating procedures.
  • Ability to read and understand Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Ability to work unsupervised as required.
  • Ability to enter confined spaces, climb ladders and wear respirators as needed.
  • Ability to sit, stand, reach, stoop, and lift boxes weighing as much as 25 pounds.

Work Environment

 

The characteristics listed herein describe the work environment the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee:

 

  • Works in an office environment, power plant or coal mine environment.
  • Exposed to a quiet to moderately noisy environment primarily; very noisy and dirty environment occasionally.
  • Exposed to industrial safety hazards occasionally.

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