Intern – Energy Engineer (Pocatello, ID)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have an Internship, Energy Engineering position open at our AgriBusiness Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology Office in Pocatello, Idaho. This Internship will last from 6 to 7 months beginning in January 2019 through Summer 2019 or Summer 2019 through Winter 2019 Pocatello, Idaho: Pocatello is located in southeast Idaho near the western foothills of the Rocky Mountains along the Oregon Trail. The city has 32 parks, a Museum of Natural History, the Fort Hall Replica, Golf Courses, Swimming Complex, Bike & Hiking Trails, Pocatello Junction, Skate Park, and the Pocatello Zoo are just of few of the attractions visitors and residents enjoy.
What's in it for you: This Internship opportunity is designed to provide a realistic job preview and lay the solid foundation necessary for future employment as a Simplot Engineer. This is your chance to learn firsthand about The J.R. Simplot Company and our Engineering, Manufacturing, and Technology optimization process.
Overview: This position will contribute to energy efficiency, growth, environmental compliance, and sustainability by providing assistance with various electrical & thermal energy management and capital improvement projects. Engineering knowledge and principles will be applied to assist the AgriBusiness Energy Manager, Energy Engineers, and Site Energy Teams to improve production and energy use within the operating facilities.
Essential Functions: Assist Engineers and Site Energy Leads in gathering data, performing cost and related financial payback analysis, implementing projects, and performing post implementation audits. Assist Engineers and Site Energy Leads with various systems surveys, non-capital improvements, metering, and other low-cost efficiency initiatives. Assist project management for capital upgrades of existing electrical, thermal, and fuel systems. This may include high-pressure steam systems, heavy mining equipment, process equipment, and electrical systems components. Track and communicate energy performance using multi-variable regression analysis and statistical methods Improve energy efficiency awareness and culture through the utilization and development of communication and training platforms. Develop time management skills for effective project completion. Develop written and verbal communication skills.
Skills/Experience Requirements: Enrollment in an Academic Engineering program, from a nationally accredited educational facility/university. Candidate must be willing to learn process operation and work in an industrial setting. This is a full-time Internship that will last from 6 to 7 months beginning in either Jan 2019 ending in July 2019 or June 2019 ending in December 2019 (with the potential for part-time) Must be at least a Junior or above, or a recent graduate in a discipline of Mechanical, Chemical, Mine, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering. This position may offer a small housing or relocation benefit Compensation is $19-21/hour DOE. Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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