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Electrical & Instrumentation Maintenance (Summer 2024)

Posted on: September 14, 2023
Student Intern – Operations (summer 2024)

Website Dakota Gasification Company

Position Title: Student Intern – Electrical & Instrumentation Maintenance (Summer 2024)
Department/Location: DGC Plant/Beulah, ND 
Company: Dakota Gasification Company

Position Purpose:
This is a temporary position that performs basic duties related to the repair and maintenance of plant electrical and instrumentation equipment.

Essential Duties:
• Assist with the maintenance and repair of plant electrical and instrumentation equipment in a safe, logical, and efficient manner, in compliance with safety regulations.
• Assist with basic troubleshooting and assist in the installation/repair/maintenance of the following:
• Distributive Control System 
•Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s)
• Temperature and vibration monitoring equipment
• Variable Frequency Drives
• Instrumentation
• Electrical systems, i.e. conduit, lighting, enclosures, etc.
• Control Valves
• Assist with other company functions, such as DGC Family Night.

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must currently be at least 18 years of age and be enrolled as a full-time student in electrical, electronics, or instrumentation technology program, with freshman year completed or recently completed an electrical, electronics, or instrumentation technology program. A minimum of a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) is required. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands:
Requires constant walking, hand coordination, and standing, occasional stooping/bending, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling, occasional hand grip of 45 pounds, lifting and carrying up to 55 pounds, reaching above and below shoulder level; sitting, lifting 50 pounds from knee to shoulder high, crawling, pushing and pulling up to 30 pounds, and use of keyboard/computer and test equipment. Requires continuous use of tools and occasional turning of valves and use of foot controls. Over 45% of the incumbent’s shift is spent outdoors. This position is continuously exposed to noise; frequently exposed to dirt, dust, chemicals, extreme heat and cold; and occasionally exposed to vibration, poor ventilation and confined areas. Will be required to wear dust masks, respirators and full face Scott Air Paks when necessary. Frequently requires working in high climbing areas on grating, ladders, scaffolding and other areas requiring use of safety equipment and may involve work at heights from 10 to 150 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards. Requires good finger dexterity, good binocular vision, accurate color vision and the ability to speak. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. Must have the ability to analyze data and reports, implement recommendations and follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with others and present information in a clear, concise manner.

Wage: $28 per hour. 

Applicants interested in this opening should go to https://www.dakotagas.com to apply.
Employees must apply through Inside Basin, by clicking on a position and signing into the Infor Application.

Basin Electric is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer regarding race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and veterans status.

To apply for this job email your details to chuisman@bepc.om