Meet the Intern:  John Park

Meet the Intern: John Park

Prairie State Generating Company is excited to welcome John Park as the electrical maintenance intern for the summer of 2018. Park, from Steeleville, Illinois, is a graduate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.  He is currently enrolled in the Industrial Electronics program at Southwestern Illinois College.  Park has experience in power plant operations, and he recently decided to purs… More
Meet the Intern:  Jake Dyson

Meet the Intern: Jake Dyson

Prairie State Generating Company is pleased to welcome Jake Dyson as a Coal Combustion Residuals intern for the summer of 2018. Dyson is from Coulterville, Illinois.  He recently finished his second year of the Master’s program in geology at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (SIU-C).  During his undergraduate studies, he was a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists… More
Prairie State Competes in Mine Rescue and Skills Competition

Prairie State Competes in Mine Rescue and Skills Competition

On June 12, Prairie State’s Mine Rescue team competed in the seventh annual Mine Rescue and Skills Competition at Southeastern Illinois College (SIC).  This competition put their rescue skills to the test, allowing them to practice for disaster reaction in a safe environment.  Prairie State’s team took home a second place trophy.  Read more about the competition at SIC’s website. G… More
Meet the Intern:  James Baker

Meet the Intern: James Baker

Prairie State Generating Company is pleased to welcome James Baker as the mechanical maintenance intern for the summer of 2018. From Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Baker is a Southern Illinois University-Carbondale graduate.  He has an electrical technology degree from the Air Force.  After retiring from the Air Force, he attended trade school.  With a Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning certi… More
Meet the Intern:  Logan Rhodes

Meet the Intern: Logan Rhodes

Prairie State Generating Company is excited to welcome Logan Rhodes as an electrical engineering intern for the summer of 2018. From Granite City, Illinois, Rhodes is an electrical engineering major at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIU-E).  He has been working with Amazon as a trainer in process and power equipment for the past 18 months. Rhodes saw Prairie State at a career fair,… More