Day: January 24, 2020

Summer Internship Opportunity in Alaska

Coeur Alaska, Inc., a subsidiary of Coeur Mining, one of the world’s leading primary silver companies and a significant gold producer, is seeking a Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineer or Engineering Technology Intern for its Kensington underground gold mine.The Kensington mine and associated milling facilities are located within the Berners Bay Mining District on the east side of Lynn Canal about 45 miles north-northwest of Juneau, Alaska.

Kensington Mine Background Information: https://www.coeur.com/operations/mines/kensington-alaska/

Requirements:

The summer engineering intern will be responsible for projects underground, within the milling and water treatment operations, and on surface infrastructure; they will report directly to the engineering team. They will be expected to create solutions to existing challenges underground and on the surface to improve operational safety, environmental performance, and increase overall productivity of the mining and milling operations. The summer intern will be expected to manage all aspects of their project including: budget, scope, design verification, modeling, part procurement, and working with craftsmen to implement their project. 

Basic Qualifications:

Pursuing a degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering B.S. or Engineering Technology degree (ME, EE, CE, MET, EET)

Experience with CAD (NX, AutoCAD, Solidworks, or similar)

Project and teamwork experience

Ability to work safely and promote a safety mindset through design and action

Ability to work both independently and with a multidisciplinary team (engineers, miners, mechanics, electricians, geologists, safety coordinators, etc.)

Heavy industry or construction site work experience a plus

Team leadership experience a plus

Prefered Qualifications:

Mechanical: Experience with 3D modeling, drafting, designing for fabrication of metal structures, experience working with pumping and piping systems. Completed Coursework: Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamics, Controls, Energy Lab

Electrical: Experience with low voltage distribution systems, ECAD, Industrial controls, PLCs, motor drives, instrumentation. Completed Coursework: Controls, Power Systems, Circuits, Electronics/Power Electronics,

Civil: Experience with concrete design, slab, embedment, water management, hydrology,

Project Management: Experience with project management: Budgeting, Scoping, timelines, resource management.

Interested?

Students must send a copy of their resume to Benjamin Holtz at bholtz@coeur.com


Scholarship Opportunity

MITA is offering financial support to individuals hoping to pursue a career in the heavy/highway construction industry.

Important dates:

January 2019: MITA begins accepting scholarship applications

April 12, 2019: Deadline for all applications to be received by MITA for consideration for the 2020-2021 academic year.

June 2019: Applicants receive letters thanking them for submitting applications to the MITA Scholarship Fund. The winner(s) of the scholarship will also be notified via letter at this time.

Contact Information: All applications may be mailed to the following address

MITA Attn: Mariam Robinson P.O. Box 1640 Okemos, MI 48805

MITA encourages the emailing of applications if the individual pieces of the application are attached as downloadable PDFs. 

If you have any questions regarding the MITA Scholarship Fund, please contact Mariam Robinson, MITA Director of Strategic Affairs, at mariamrobinson@thinkmita.org or call her at 517-347-8336.