Intern – Maintenance – Mine

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  • United States, Marissa, IL 62257 View on Map
  • Post Date : October 12, 2020
  • Apply Before : November 11, 2020
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Job Description


Prairie State Generating Company is looking for college students who are interested in a summer intern program in coal mining. A limited number of internships are available for college students enrolled a specific curriculum. Participating as an intern will provide experience and exposure to state of the art
technology, industry experience, hands-on training, and exposure to industry professionals. In this internship students may rotate through the Maintenance, Operations, Compliance, Engineering, and Safety departments to gain exposure in all aspects of an underground coal mine.


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

  • Work on Mine Maintenance projects which include maintenance procedure reviews and updates and equipment fit for use analysis.

  • Work on Mine Operations projects which include data collection and data analysis for mine ventilation projects and assistance in continuous improvement projects in safety, quality and production areas.

  • Assist in new construction projects, production and time study data analysis as related to improving the machine performance and productivity in the mine and root cause analysis of equipment failures.

  • Collaborate with PSGC team members regarding the practical application of MSHA regulations to the PSGC Mine working environments.

  • Be a valuable and respected member of the overall PSGC team through a high level of professionalism, maturity and commitment to the stated values of the PSGC as witnessed by their daily conduct, words and actions.


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 such as Electrical Automation, Control Systems Technology, Diesel Technology, Industrial Technology, or related.
  • Must be in good academic standing.

  • MUST be available for a 12 week program beginning in Mid/Late-May to Early/Mid-August.

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