Intern- Generation Chemistry

internship - full time, paid

Westar Energy
Kansas City, MO
Closed
Posted 58 Days ago
Westar Energy
Kansas City, MO
internship - full time, paid
Posted 58 Days ago
Closed

Description

Westar Energy Logo Intern- Generation Chemistry Applied 10/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save 3.8 Westar Energy Kansas City, MO Intern- Generation Chemistry Westar Energy Applied 10/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save Applied 10/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save Job Company Rating Reviews JOB TITLE: Intern- Generation Chemistry REQUISITION: GEN002P DEPARTMENT: Generation Chemistry- Topeka General Office LOCATION: Topeka, KS PAY RANGE: $15.00 - $20.000 Intern Position for Full Time Summer 2019 Flexible hours between Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) and Westar Energy, Inc., Evergy Companies, provide clean, safe and reliable energy to 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri. We're embracing alternative energy sources to generate more power with less impact to our environment, and adopting new technologies that let our customers manage their energy use in ways that work for them. Whether it's new ways to connect with us, electric vehicle charging stations, or the next innovation around the corner, we're dedicated to empowering a better future. Intern Description: Under the supervision of the Manager, Central Lab and Plant Chemist, works on a variety of assignments to provide reliability and chemistry support to Evergy's fleet of power plants. Will assist Plant Chemistry Supervisors, Plant Chemists, Predictive Maintenance Analysts and Reliability Engineers with a wide range of technologies to help achieve improved reliability. Job tasks include but not limited to: * Assist with safety observations * Evaluation of chemistry data. * Assisting the Central Chemistry Leadership team manage and develop fleet chemistry programs. * Quality Analysis and Quality Control of power plant analytical data. * Assist with chemistry program development training * Collecting vibration signatures, and oil samples from various rotating power plant equipment as well as infrared images from electrical equipment * Analyzing data from predictive maintenance routes and work management systems * Assisting with process improvements * Assisting Reliability Engineers with conducting Root Cause Analysis and Reliability Center Maintenance Education and Experience Requirements: Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university or technical program in one of the following or a related technical field: Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering; Civil Engineering, or Industrial Engineering. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required: * Excellent communication, public relations, teamwork and technical skills. * Strong math, business/technical writing and technical reading skills. * Experience in the use of spreadsheets, word processing, and applicable engineering software. * Skills are necessary in planning, organizing, oral and written communication, prioritizing and team building. * Ability to quickly learn and become proficient in use of new computer software and programs. Working Conditions: Requires extensive on site plant work with some office work. Requires the ability to work outdoors and in an industrial plant environment including, but not limited to, exposure to ambient temperature extremes, dusty/moist environments, climbing ladders and stairways, working at heights on elevated structures and platforms, and working in cramped spaces occasionally which may require bending, stooping, and standing. Evergy has a clear mission To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. SDL2017 Overview Website www.westarenergy.com Headquarters Topeka, KS, United States Size 1001 to 5000 employees Founded 1924 Type Company - Public (WR) Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities Revenue 100 to 500 billion (INR) per year Competitors Great Plains Energy, Xcel Energy, Ameren Westar Energy Photos Westar Energy photo of: Westar Energy downtown office

Skills

chemistry, chemical engineering, biology, genetics, math, microsoft excel, microsoft word, leadership, teamwork, quality control, technical writing, sales, organization, process improvement, energy management

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