Chemical Lab Intern
Working at AECI is more than a job, it is a career filled with challenges, rewarding work experiences, state-of-the-art tools and exceptional benefits. We are a premier employer comprised of the best and the brightest in the industry. We are searching for talented, enthusiastic people to contribute to our team as we work to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At AECI, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, your opportunities to gain valuable experience
The power industry is fascinating and challenging. We need smart and driven students to join our team.
AECI’s Thomas Hill Power Plant is seeking applicants for a Chemical Lab Intern during the summer of 2024. 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 laboratory 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 firefighting. 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, monitoring 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 an educational focus on mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering, engineering technology, or industrial technology, with an emphasis on 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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