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Student Intern – Field Maintenance (Summer 2024)

Posted on: September 18, 2023
Student Intern – Operations (summer 2024)

Website Dakota Gasification Company

Position Title: Student Intern – Field Maintenance (Summer 2024)

Department/Location: DGC Plant/Beulah, ND 
Company: Dakota Gasification Company

Position Purpose:
This temporary position’s primary job responsibility will be to assist Field Maintenance Technicians with repairing plant equipment in the company’s field maintenance area.


Essential Functions:
• Assist with maintenance tasks to repair and maintain plant equipment and machinery.
• Assist with operating all types of power, hydraulic, and hand tools, including saws, drills, sanders, impact wrenches, jackhammers, machine cutting tools, slings, come-a-longs; hydraulic, pneumatic and measuring tools; oxyacetylene,    welding/fabrication; and hydro blasting equipment.
• Assist with troubleshooting equipment to diagnose problems.
• 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 a mechanical maintenance program, with freshman year completed; or recently completed a mechanical maintenance 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 continuous walking; frequent standing, bending, stooping, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, reaching above and below shoulder level; and occasional sitting, crawling, lifting 50 pounds from knee to shoulder high, pushing and pulling up to 60 pounds. Requires continuous use of tools and occasional turning of valves and use of foot controls.  Requires grip strength of 45 pounds. The majority of the incumbent’s shift is spent indoors. Occasionally requires working at heights from 10 to 100 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards, and in high climbing areas on grating, ladders, scaffolding, and other areas requiring use of safety equipment. Continuously exposed to noise; frequently exposed to dirt, dust, fumes, chemicals, and extreme heat and cold, and occasionally exposed to vibration, poor ventilation, and confined areas. Incumbent is required to wear dust masks, respirators and full face Scott Air Paks when necessary. May occasionally be required to work rotating shifts. Requires good finger dexterity, good binocular vision, good color vision and hearing, and ability to speak. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. Must have the ability to perform close accurate work, communicate effectively with others, present information in a clear, concise manner and follow verbal and written instructions.
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