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Power Career Intern/Craft Internship - Edwardsport IGCC more...
Location:Edwardsport, IN
Company:Duke Energy
First posted:June 16, 2017
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Description

 

This is an intern position established through the Midwest Fossil Hydro Operations Craft Internship Program.

 

The Midwest Fossil Hydro Operations Craft Internship Program is designed to provide a student with hands on experience in the daily operations and maintenance of fossil/hydro generating facilities in Duke Energy's Midwest territory. Students seeking a two-year AAS degree from an accredited community college in one of the following degreed curriculums will be considered: Process Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Electronics Technology, Energy Technology, Automation/Advanced Automation & Robotics Technology (Mechatronics), Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology.

 

Students must be considered full-time under community college requirements and be 18 years of age prior to the August 2017 start date.  Students will work up to 20 hrs. per week during each Fall/Spring semester, and up to 40 hours during winter and spring break, and are required to work both semesters (approximately 9 months) to be considered for the program.  Applicants must be successful with the completion of all standard pre-employment test(s).

 

Application Deadline is June 30, 2017.

 

Working Conditions and Safety Behaviors:

  • Ability to wear all required safety equipment and work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to pass respiratory physical and wear all personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to attend various training classes.
  • All students are required to adhere to safety, environmental, and Code of Business Ethics policies as directed by Duke Energy.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, climb ladders, work in extreme heat or cold, walk/work on grating surfaces at extreme heights.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work at heights and from suspended work platforms.
  • Required to work in all areas of the power plant, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; includes exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and humidity.
  • Required to climb ladders and stairs at various heights, enter vessels or equipment with limited access, walk, stoop, lift, bend, crawl and/or squat.

Qualifications

 

Basic Qualifications/Requirements:

 

  •      Student must be enrolled in a two-year AAS degree in one of the following  curriculums:  Process Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Electronics Technology, Energy Technology, Automation/Advanced Automation & Robotics Technology (Mechatronics), Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology.

    • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) should be 2.75 out of 4.0 from community college.  (A valid transcript must be uploaded as an attachment to this application).
    • Ability to work two semesters (9 months).
    • Must have a valid driver's license.
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