Prairie State Generating Co., LLC

Intern - Environmental Services

US-IL-Marissa
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1546
# Positions
1

Overview

Prairie State Generating Company Environmental Services department is looking for college students who are interested in a summer intern program.  A limited number of internships are available for college students enrolled in a specific curriculum.  Participating as an intern will provide valuable experience and exposure to environmental controls, permitting, monitoring and recordkeeping aspects of a state-of-the-art energy campus.  Student interns will receive hands-on training and experience as well as exposure to professionals in the energy industry.

Responsibilities

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

  • Working with staff on data collection and documentation aspects of water-related environmental issues campus-wide
  • Working with staff on waste-related environmental issues campus-wide, including waste characterization and management
  • Working with staff on coal combustion byproducts-related environmental issues
  • Working with staff on monitoring, permitting and documentation aspects of air-related environmental issues campus-wide

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 a college degree program.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • MUST be available for a 10 - 12 week program beginning in Late-May to Early-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 work unsupervised as required.
  • Ability to 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.
  • Exposed to industrial safety hazards occasionally.

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