Prairie State Generating Co., LLC

Intern - Warehouse - Power Plant

Location US-IL-Power Plant
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/21/2017 1:15 PM)
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The Warehouse Technician Intern is responsible for assisting the warehouse technicians with the day to day operations of the PSGC Warehouse.  These duties include the ordering, counting, kitting, rotating, shipping, safeguarding and inventorying and distribution of all materials, tools and supplies, as directed by the warehouse team.  The Intern will enters incoming and outgoing materials and supplies into inventory management system.  Conducts periodic cycle counts to assure accurate inventory levels.


Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, any one of the following assigned areas:

  • Receiving all material and supplies and assures that all materials and supplies are accounted for and are, as ordered. Expedites the receipt and distribution of material as required.
  • Pull identified reservations and kit items for retrieval by maintenance, operations and engineering.
  • Operates all materials handling equipment, forklifts, hoists, pallet movers, loaders, load securing procedures, etc.
  • Perform cycle counts of material to assure accuracy of inventory.
  • Assures that established procedures for withdrawing materials from the warehouse are followed.
  • Operates the inventory control and materials management system, including assuring that all goods are entered in the system when received and issued from the system when released to the field.
  • Maintains high level of housekeeping.
  • Computer skills to load inventory data into computer inventory system.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Participates in regular safety meetings.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May have supervisory responsibility for contract personnel.


Qualification Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties in assigned area in a satisfactory fashion.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for this employment position.  REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.



  • High School or GED.
  • Enrolled in higher education program
  • Must be available for a 10-12 week program from Late-May to Early-August


  • Must have valid Illinois State Driver’s License.

Knowledge of

  • Basic warehouse operations.
  • All state and federal laws and regulations governing materials used in the power plant.
  • All health, safety and environmental risks associated with warehousing practices and procedures.
  • Excel and Word software.
  • Maximo preferred.

Skills, abilities and physical requirements

  • Ability to clearly communicate with co-workers, supervisors and others.
  • Ability to read and understand Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • Ability to read and understand material certification paperwork.
  • Ability to work any assigned shift, including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Ability to work unsupervised as required.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Stand or walk for four to 10 hours per shift.
    • Be seated for up to 10 hours to operate equipment.
    • Frequently lift up to 75 pounds.
    • Work from elevated positions, walk or climb up and down stairways and ladders and climb on and off of equipment.
    • Don and wear required safety equipment including respirators, hearing and eye protection, and protective clothing.
    • Perform repetitive hand and wrist motions (push, pull, twist, handle), and have rapid reflex movements of the arms and legs and good hand to eye coordination.

Work Environment


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

  • Will work in work areas that could be subject to extremes of ambient temperature.
  • Will encounter noise levels that will necessitate the wearing of hearing protection.


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