Invenergy 2017 Summer Internship - Wind - Midwest in TBD, Illinois

Job Descriptions:

Expand your technical and professional skills in the growing clean and renewable energy industry. Invenergy, North America’s largest privately-held wind power producer, is looking for college students who want to gain valuable and relevant industry experience this summer.Headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago, Invenergy has developed utility-scale projects totaling more than 13,000 megawatts and currently operates over 50 wind, solar, natural gas, and energy storage projects internationally. We offer students the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge to real world experiences while immersing themselves in the dynamic, entrepreneurial culture of a growing company.

Internship Overview: Invenergy Operations and Maintenance (O&M) interns will work out of a designated office within the Midwest region and will observe work of Invenergy technicians and learn how to perform basic turbine operation and maintenance tasks. As an intern, you will help to ensure the safe, compliant, and profitable operations of existing Invenergy wind fleets.Location:Candidates must be available to work full-time at one of the following sites:

  • Forward Energy Center - Brownsville, WI

  • California Ridge Energy Center - Fithian, IL

Required Experience:


  • Targeted completion of a Certification Program or Associate’s degree between April 2017 and January 2018

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders without assistance, and work at heights greater than 80 meters (250 feet).

  • Ability to move and manipulate up to 45 kg (100 pounds).

  • Weight must not exceed 124 kg (275 lbs.) excluding equipment/gear worn when performing job related tasks.

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

  • Interns will need to supply their own safety-toed shoes

  • Relocation expenses and/or housing allowance will not be provided

Preferred Majors:

  • Wind Energy

  • Electronics

  • Industrial Maintenance

  • Renewable Energy

  • Sustainable Energy

  • Wind Technician Certificate

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From: Invenergy