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Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Type: Standard

Location: Clifton Hill

Starts: May. 15, 2022

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric!   Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities -  all within a family friendly and community centric culture.    Our purpose is simple -  to provide safe,  reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners.  At Associated Electric,  one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation,  opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.


AECI’s Thomas Hill Power Plant is seeking applicants for an Chemical Lab Intern during the summer of 2022.   The position is 40 hours per week,  Monday through Friday.  The intern will work under the direction of the Operations Superintendent and Results Lab Supervisor to learn power plant principles and power plant operations as well as gain knowledge of an industrial environment as it pertains to the power production industry by working closely with various trades. 


 In a challenging and complex environment,  the intern will gain valuable skills for working with a team of represented employees and managing the daily operations of a fossil-fueled power plant.   The Intern will learn how the Results Lab supplies the plant with drinking water,  and water to assist with fire fighting.  In addition,  will learn about maintaining the boiler water &  steam chemistry.  The Intern will complete specific projects that may include:  water sampling,  cooling water supply,  lab analysis samples,  monitor chlorine levels,  and documentation updates.    


Education/Experience required:

  • Must be currently enrolled in school and have completed 45 college credit hours.
  • Preferred educational area of focus is on fields of science such as chemistry,  biology or physical science.   Will consider applicants with and educational focus on mechanical,  electrical,  or industrial engineering,  engineering technology,  or industrial technology,  with emphasis in manufacturing,  or sustainable energy systems management.    
  • Superior organizational and communication skills are required

As with any position,  attendance and being on time is an important requirement

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