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



This is an Engineering Technologist intern position established through the Midwest Fossil Hydro Operations Power Career Internship Program.


The Midwest Fossil Hydro Operations Power Career 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:  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 hours 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.



Basic Qualifications/Requirements:


  •      Student must be enrolled in a two-year AAS degree in one of the following curriculums:  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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