Prairie State is now hiring for its 2020 summer internship program! Our paid interns gain valuable experience that helps prepare them for their future careers. Visit https://bit.ly/2s2xz98 to apply!
Today marks the last day of Prairie State’s 2019 intern program. Our interns have performed meaningful work during their summer here, and we appreciate their willingness to learn.
We wish them the best of luck as they complete their education and move into the workforce.
Mechanical Engineering Intern, William Lisota, has spent his summer at Prairie State working with engineers on combustion optimization projects.
William has used computer software to analyze trends and gain insight on possible operational issues. He has also helped with the installation of an acoustic pyrometer, which gauges boiler temperature. Another project involved locating isometric underg…
Mechanical Engineering Intern, Adonis Barnes, has spent his summer at Prairie state creating tools to facilitate operations, along with analyzing data to locate issues.
Adonis has learned how a power plant operates, from the basic power cycle, to the complex components of various machines and systems.
His projects involve updating and creating books using PI software; these are used by engineer…
Electrical Maintenance Intern, Nathan Dawson, has spent his summer at Prairie State performing corrective repairs and preventive maintenance throughout the plant.
Nathan’s daily work consisted of various work orders. At the beginning of each day, he was partnered with another electrical I&C maintenance technician, and they were given one or two work orders.
After receiving these work orde…