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Intern Operations and Maintenance Technician

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Ashland, VA, USA

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Doswell Energy Center is currently recruiting for an Operations & Maintenance Technician (OMT) Intern. This program applies operations and technical principles and practices to a variety of assignments in support of plant operations and maintenance. This role will work on small projects or portions of larger projects, shadow and assist station operations and maintenance personnel as assigned, develop their own recommendations for resolving assigned technical issues, assist with regulatory compliance, and contribute to overall station reliability. Typically, this program runs 12 weeks but could extend longer based on plant needs and availability.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in daily activities associated with the safe and reliable operation of the plant including but not limited to maintenance routines, startup and shutdown activities.
  • Gain knowledge of gas and steam turbine generator combined cycle operations through team interaction and self-directed research.
  • Work activities will include both theory and practice in all areas of power plant operations & maintenance.
  • Work with equipment on analysis and troubleshooting of equipment problems.
  • Assists with assigned projects.
  • Other plant-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Must be able to follow instructions and be a team player.
  • Must have effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Working PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.


  • Previous experience in an industrial work environment with a proven record of accomplishment is preferred, but not required.

Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Currently enrolled in a two-year Associates Degree or equivalent at college or technical school preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit, stand, be able to climb stairs and ladders and able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to work rotating shift.
  • Local candidates only, as there will be no relocation or living expenses provided.

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