Part-time Plant Engineer Internship


Job Type: Internship

Required Majors: Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Academic Level: Senior (Graduating Soon), Junior, Sophomore

Job Summary

The Plant Engineering (PE) intern supports the protection of UPS assets, facilities, equipment, and grounds. He /She assists with maintaining facility environmental compliance, conveyor system reliability, housekeeping, and facility safety. The PE Specialist manages small projects.

Other Duties

Generates and maintains all contracts and certificates of insurance for multiple vendors
Assists with vendor migration from Oasis to ARIBA
Assists with vendor diversification
Oversees the performance of the Annual Electrical PMI
Supervises all necessary repairs with UPS mechanics through MAXIMO
Analyze and trouble shoot PLC systems
Assists with outbound commissioning audits
Assists with overseeing the protection of physical assets, facility and equipment maintenance, and facility housekeeping to ensure a safe, clean, and efficient facility
Assists with identifying and scheduling necessary repairs and preventative maintenance, through the use of PE mechanics and outside vendors, to maintain the condition of the facility
Uses outside service housekeeping vendors to ensure that facility appearance is maintained at an acceptable level for the most reasonable cost
Dispatches and oversees the work of outside service housekeeping vendors through physical inspections to ensure quality of work
Communicates regularly with outside contractors to resolve any problems
Manages vendor contract compliance and oversees vendor payment to ensure the work is done to specifications and vendors are paid upon completion
Audit and inventory department supplies and equipment
Assists with developing the scope of work, and estimates cost using UPS guidelines and industry standards so projects can be evaluated against the district budget and approvals obtained
Inspects projects to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations and adherence to original contract documents
Manages the budget by tracking costs against contract terms to ensure that costs stay within district budgetary guidelines
Communicates assigned work status to colleagues to determine the potential impact on the department’s schedule
Assist with design development and preparation for projects
Monitors and maintains energy conservation throughout the building through several avenues and gradual upgrades
Assists with sustainability campaign
Assists with the implementation of sustainability initiatives
Monitors department spending based on annual budgetary figures for multiple categories
Manages the accrual process for the department
Preferred Competencies

Conducts Research: Identifies the business problem that requires research; identifies sources of information that are relevant to a problem; reviews literature and data related to the research question; summarizes information from data sources
Detail Orientation: Captures/documents specific and accurate information; learns subjects thoroughly and in detail; completes work with thoroughness; supplies appropriate details when requested; maintains organized files
Equipment Repair Management: Describes types of equipment problems that can occur; identifies specifications of mechanical and technical equipment; explains repair techniques and tools
Facilities, Equipment, and Grounds Maintenance: Identifies basic facility components requiring preventative maintenance; describes how to create preventative maintenance schedules
Project Planning: Demonstrates an understanding of basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources
Technology Implementation: Able to communicate designed and developed technology solutions and their desired outcome in general terms; expresses the importance of an effective implementation; develops implementation plans
Minimum Qualifications

Microsoft Office knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)
Bachelors of Science Degree (or equivalent) or currently working towards degree

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

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