|Date Opened||1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Close Date||Open Continuous|
|Salary||$15.00 an hour|
MWRD's Internship Program offers paid internship positions. While the main focus is on wastewater management, there are opportunities to gain knowledge and practical experience in a wide range of functions in each department.
Critical Assets Intern
Maintenance & Operations
Egan Water Reclamation Plant
550 South Meacham Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is in search of a current college student seeking an internship opportunity in the Maintenance & Operations Department. The prospective intern will assist with duties related to the maintenance of critical mechanical and electrical assets in our North Side Service Area. These critical assets include pumps, motors, switchgear, transformers, boilers, emergency generators, instruments etc. The intern will learn about assessment duties that include the review of the preventive maintenance schedule and corrective maintenance records to evaluate prospective measures for corrective and preventive maintenance and how to make recommendations for better reliability. The intern is expected to utilize their theoretical knowledge regarding the primary purpose and function of these assets to gain experience with identifying critical resources at a Wastewater Treatment Plant, maintenance required for continued functionality, and the factors necessary to evaluate the appropriate level of preventive maintenance. The intern is also expected to learn the required maintenance for electrical and mechanical equipment, associated costs, and the factors considered for efficient asset preservation.
Rate of Pay:
This is a paid internship at $15.00/hr.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
Applicants must have a current residence in Cook County, IL; be a citizen or national of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an individual otherwise legally authorized to work in the U.S.; and must obtain a referral letter from current school, class instructor or Internship Coordinator.
Applicants must be a current graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
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