Electrical maintenance intern John Park has spent his summer at Prairie State learning from hands-on maintenance tasks.
Park has been performing daily work orders on electrical equipment. His tasks have been necessary to prolong the working life of this equipment.
Park says this internship has given him a very in-depth experience in electrical maintenance. “The distributed control system at Prairie State is the most diverse electrical department I have seen.”
His favorite part of this internship has been seeing the diverse aspects of electrical maintenance. Park says the exposure to these elements has broadened his scope of the field.
Park has been involved in following Lockout/Tagout and work order procedures. His work ensures that the electrical equipment at the power plant runs safely and efficiently.
Following this internship, Park would like to have an electrical maintenance career in the power generation industry.