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Student Intern – Operations (Summer 2024)

Posted on: September 5, 2023
Student Intern – Operations (summer 2024)

Website Dakota Gasification Company

Position Title: Student Intern – Operations (Summer 2024)
Department/Location: Operations/Beulah, ND
Company: Dakota Gasification Company

Position Purpose:
This is a temporary position that performs basic operations tasks in multiple areas of operations. This position will work 12-hour rotating shifts.

Essential Functions:
Assist with the monitoring of process operations by taking readings, monitoring field mounted controls, and checking temperatures, pressures, flows, and levels. 
Assist in the implementation of process control decisions by responding to changes in process demands, upsets, and emergencies. 
Assist in routine maintenance work. 

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

 Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands:
Requires frequent walking, standing, stooping/bending, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling, lifting and carrying up to 60 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 occasional hand grip up to 70 pounds, sitting, lifting 60 pounds from knee to shoulder high, crawling, pushing and pulling up to 90 pounds, and use of keyboard/computer and test equipment. Approximately 20% of the incumbent’s shift is spent operating equipment. Duties may include opening and closing valves and railcar hookups without assistance. Occasionally requires working in high climbing areas on grating, ladders, scaffolding, and other areas, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards; and may involve work in confined spaces. Over 50% of the incumbent’s shift is spent outdoors. Will be exposed to heat, cold, dirt/dust, fumes, chemicals and noise. Incumbents work a 12-hour rotating shift and are required to wear dust masks, respirators and full face Scott Air Paks when necessary. Requires good binocular vision, good color vision, good finger dexterity, and the ability to speak. Must have the ability to analyze data and reports, implement recommendations and follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. Must be able to communicate effectively with others and present information in a clear, concise manner.

Wage: $28.00 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 please visit www.basinelectric.com.