Prairie State Generating Co., LLC

Intern - Safety - Power Plant

Location US-IL-Power Plant
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/21/2023 11:17 AM)
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Prairie State Generating Company is looking for college students who are interested in a summer intern program in the power generation or coal mining industries.  A limited number of internships are available for college students enrolled in a specific curriculum.  Participating as an intern will provide experience and exposure to state-of-the-art technology in a start-up operation.   Student interns will receive industry experience, hands-on training, a paid intern program, and exposure to industry professionals.


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

  • Assist Safety Manager in implementing the PSGC safety program as appropriate and monitor compliance.
  • Monitor for strict compliance with the associated law, jobsite rules and procedures.
  • Conduct safety inspections/audits to assess safety and health risks.
  • Prepare statistics and reports relevant to company health and safety programs.
  • Ensure proper personal protective equipment is available and utilized by all employees.
  • Assisting Safety Manager in the preparation and review of any documents or reports as requested.
  • Attend all safety committee meetings.
  • Assist safety department staff in conducting safety incident investigations.

Supervisory Responsibilities




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.



  • To be considered, an individual MUST be enrolled in a college degree program.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • MUST be available for a 12-13 week program beginning in Mid/Late-May to Early/Mid-August.





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 safety procedures.
  • Ability to read and understand Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Ability to work unsupervised as required in an operating power plant.
  • Ability to enter confined spaces, climb ladders and wear respirators as needed.


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 and an operating power plant.
  • 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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